Who invented the dot matrix printer?

Answer Centronics introduced the first dot matrix printer in 1970, according to Computer Hope. A dot matrix printer formed images and text using thousands of tiny dots. Modern ink jet printers produce a ... Read More »

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What year was the dot matrix printer invented?

The first dot matrix printer was the Centronics Model 101. It was introduced at the National Computer Conference of 1970 by Robert Howard. Centronics was sold to GENICOM in 1987.References:Experien... Read More »

Which printer is better for sticker paper printing laser printer or dot-matrix printer?

Inkjet is probably the best, but if you don't have access to an inkjet printer, you would be better off with a laser printer... HOWEVER -- make sure the sticker paper you are using is MADE FOR LASE... Read More »

Is a dot matrix printer a type of impact printer?

A dot matrix printer can also be called an impact printer. The term "impact" comes from the way dot matrix printers work; small pins impact an ink-saturated ribbon, forcing it into the paper and le... Read More »

Is a dot matrix a printer?

Dot matrix is a type of printer that uses dots of ink to form letters or images. It uses a ribbon and hammers (known as "pins") to print documents or pictures. Dot matrix printers with 24 pins prod... Read More »