In combination with WYSIWYG publishing software like PageMaker , that operated on top of the graphical user interface of Macintosh computers, the LaserWriter was a key component at the beginning of the desktop publishing revolution. PostScript enabled the LaserWriter to print complex pages containing high-resolution bitmap graphics , outline fonts , and vector illustrations. The method used to compare transmitted and received data to check for errors. This printer use the A cartridge which is easy to find and inexpensive compared to other toner catridges. From a Macintosh computer, you use the LaserWriter Utility program to display and change communication settings.

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Toner cartridge is installed incorrectly. This LSI, or a version of it, found its way into subsequent LaserWriters, and possibly even some competitive products, the first of which competitors may have been Hewlett-Packard ‘s ISA board which behaved as a parallel-attached PostScript lasefwriter, and which was connected outboard to a CX-based marking engine, such as a LaserJet, or, through an adapter board, to an SX-based marking engine, such as a LaserJet II.

Since the cost of a LaserWriter was several times that of a dot-matrix impact printer, some means to share the printer with several Macs lserwriter desired.

PostScript enabled the LaserWriter to print complex pages containing high-resolution bitmap graphicsoutline fontsand vector illustrations. BusinessWire, January 23, Retrieved August 27, The Silentype was a thermal printerwhich used a special paper and provided 80 column output. Made in North America see more Website monitoring by WebSitePulse. LocalTalk option, EtherTalk option [50].


In most cases, such RAM was fixed in size and was soldered to the logic board. The version laserwritet the LaserJet, PCL4, was adapted from earlier inkjet printers with the addition of downloadable bitmapped fonts.

Use the extension to adjust the tray so that your paper does not extend over the edge. The LaserWriter was a laser printer with built-in PostScript interpreter introduced by Apple in Retrieved August 29, Into address the need for both an affordable printer and a professional wpple, the LaserWriter II was designed to allow for complete replacement of the computer circuit board that operates the printer.

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The LaserWriter offered a generally faithful proofing tool for preparing documents for quantity publication, and could print smaller quantities directly. Price-less Inkjet Lasrewriter Co. A common solution was the 3rd party PhoneNet which used conventional telephone cables for networking.

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LaserWriter Pro Technical Specifications

Designated trademarks laserwrtier brands are the property of their respective owners and compatible or remanufactured products, if displayed on this page, are not manufactured or endorsed by the owners of the corresponding trademark or brand name. The interface connections are located on the back right side of the printer.


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You can use the multipurpose tray for all of your printing jobs. Apple hardware before Negotiations between Apple and Adobe over the use of Postscript began in and an agreement was reached in Decemberone month before Macintosh was announced. Additional images can be requested by contacting the museum’s volunteers at info allaboutapple com This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.

The push-button switch laserwrirer the printer’s connector panel can be set to positions 0 through 9. If you wish to use this contentyou do not need to request permission as long as you follow any licensing requirements mentioned on this page. The digital format in which the data is presented. The StyleWriter was the first of Apple’s line of inkjet serial printers, targeted mainly towards consumers.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Chapter Steve Jobs and the LaserWriter. Retrieved on July 21, Retrieved September 23,