Get to know more about MS-DOS® printers.
There are many types of printers. Talk of laser printers, inkjet, dot-matrix and the list continues. You may have had/heard or used at least one of these. You may as well be using the MS-DOS® Printers, but with less information about them.
The features and benefits of dos printer are discussed over here.
- What are the MS-DOS® Printers?
- The difference between MS-DOS® Printers and other Printers
- Features and benefits of MS-DOS® Printers
What are the MS-DOS® Printers?
These are printers designed for printing MS-DOS® programs that cannot be printed by other printers like the inkjet and dot-matrix. These printers are unique in their own way, with special features that enable them solve the problem of using Disk operating system with other printers. In most cases, the caliber of ink jet and dot-matrix would not work with the DOS programs.
The difference between MS-DOS® Printers and other Printers
Unlike many other printers which cannot print in text-mode, MS-DOS® printers support all the MS-DOS®-programs, both the old and new, including the native language written in text-mode. They are specifically designed for this. The printers (MS-DOS® Printers), require a special software installation, that is, the installation of MS-DOS®PRN software into the computer before you can use this type of printers.
The software has features, which give the users the guideline on how they can use the printer. Not all printers come with such supportive software. The DOS printer software can easily be downloaded from the net as it has clear model specifications that make it even more distinct from the rest of the printers. Once downloaded and installed, the Windows® pop-ups of menus will take you through the steps and options that can be used to get started.
MS-DOS® printers are highly compatible printers that can be used by various operation systems in addition to the Disk Operating System (DOS). Their ability to print MS-DOS® programs puts them on the upper hand, as most of us know, not so many printers are compatible with the Dos programs.
The printer also has the options for either automatic or manual operation; the decision is for the user. On the features window, you will see other option tabs like Print file, print job, clear job, calpture port and spool filename. All these features are unique to MS-DOS® printers. They provide the users with a more friendly experience in working with DOS Printers. MS-DOS® Printers are printers of choice.
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