thermal transfer printer
The printers may be serial or page printers. A speed of 100 characters per second has been achieved for good-quality serial printers and 4 pages per minute for line printers. The page printer can have a print head with as many as 3200 elements spanning an 8 width. A donor film, the same size as the page to be printed, is laid over the paper and they are passed beneath the print head. Successive donor films of different colors can be used to print full-color pictures.
Thermal transfer printers are capable of producing very good color images but the cost has largely caused them to be replaced by color inkjet or laser printers.
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