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What is a Dot Matrix Printer ?
Dot matrix printing or is a type of computer
printing which uses a print head that runs
back and forth, or in an up and down motion,
on the page and prints by impact, striking an
ink-soaked cloth ribbon against the paper,
much like the print mechanism on
What is an Inkjet Printer?
Inkjet printers are the most commonly used type
of printer, and range from small inexpensive
consumer models to very large professional
machines that can cost tens thousands of
dollars, or more.
Inkjet printing is a type of computer printing that
creates a digital image by propelling droplets of
ink onto paper, plastic, or other substrates.
What is a Plotter ?
The plotter is a. computer printer for
printing vector graphics. In the past, plotters
were used in applications such as computeraided designs, though they have generally
been replaced with wide-format conventional
1. They produce hard copy output.
2. They are used to produce drawings like
architectural drawing and engineering
applications in a more efficient way than printers.
3. A plotter uses pen/pens to draw images on the
paper instead of dots like printer.
4. It produces smooth and sharp drawing of
objects which is not possible to print using
5. It is more useful for graphical/drawing outputs
and less for text outputs
Laser printing is an electrostatic digital
printing process that rapidly produces high
quality text and graphics by passing a laser
beam over a charged drum to define a
differentially charged image.