The majority of new impact line printers from the late 1970s onward have been band printers. Machines are available at speeds from 300 lpm to 2500 lpm, the higher-speed printers using a 64 character repertoire. Designs for the lower-speed machines often time-share a print hammer between adjacent print positions.
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