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LaserWriter

An earlier family of desktop laser printers from Apple. Introduced in 1985, shortly after the debut of the Macintosh, the LaserWriter and the Macintosh helped fuel the desktop publishing market. Most models supported PostScript and built-in networking, and a color model was also available from 1995 to 1996. The line was discontinued in 1997. See Macintosh and laser printer.
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5m to implement the company's Postscript Level 1 language on the Apple LaserWriter.
PageMaker coupled with the Apple LaserWriter laser printer launched an era of desktop publishing.
Finished tickets were printed out on a 600 dpi Apple Laserwriter for proofing.
The completed page layouts are printed on an output device such as an Apple LaserWriter or Tektronix Color Phaser Printer.
Printing methods include peer-to-peer printing, where print jobs are queued on the client PC, a server-based print queue, where print jobs are queued on the network server, and AppleTalk, which allows Macintosh users on the network to view and use the LANpress print server as a regular Apple LaserWriter printer.
Once again an Apple LaserWriter sets the standard in PostScript laser printing," said Philip Schiller, Apple's vice president of World-Wide Product Marketing.
Splash includes both a custom LaserWriter 7 driver and is compatible with the Apple LaserWriter 8 driver.
Device independent, the Helios XTension supports Apple LaserWriter 7 & 8 and PostScript Level 1 & 2 devices, and works with QuarkXPress 3.
The Apple LaserWriter 4/600 PS, a low-cost monochrome laser printer based on AMD's Am29200 microcontroller, offers four page per minute (ppm) and 600 dot per inch (dpi) PostScript printing performance for small office, home, education and workgroup applications.
The Apple LaserWriter 12/640 PS is aimed at cross-platform small workgroups in areas such as business, government and education, where compatibility, duplexity, flexibility and strong price/performance are required.
PacerPrint integrates Macintosh and UNIX printing resources by allowing Macintosh users to print directly to UNIX server print queues as if they were Apple LaserWriter or HP LaserJet families.