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LaserWriter

An earlier family of desktop laser printers from Apple. Introduced in 1985, shortly after the debut of the Mac, the LaserWriter and the Mac 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 Mac computer and laser printer.
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Jobs was so taken with their software that he decided to invest in Adobe and made an upfront licensing commitment of US$1.5m to implement the company's Postscript Level 1 language on the Apple LaserWriter. Interestingly, the LaserWriter was a Canon engine--and thus the Japanese connection for Adobe has existed since the very beginning of desktop publishing.
Finished tickets were printed out on a 600 dpi Apple Laserwriter for proofing.
The network printers are an Apple LaserWriter 16/600 PS for black-and-white printing and an Apple Color LaserWriter 12/600 PS.
The completed page layouts are printed on an output device such as an Apple LaserWriter or Tektronix Color Phaser Printer.
An Apple Laserwriter Pro 630 printer is used for proofing, and two 11"xl7" printers, a 600-dpi QMS 860 and a 1200-dpi Xante Accel-a-writer 8200, handle camera-ready output.
Its font library includes all of the Apple Laserwriter Plus fonts in continuous sizes from 4 to 72 points.
Printers include an Apple LaserWriter Pro 630 and a HP LaserJet IIID.
The hardware currently in use in MacLAN includes 11 Macintosh Plus computers, two Apple ImageWriter II printers, an Apple Hard Disk 20 (HD-20) and an Apple LaserWriter printer.
After the 40-page Fall catalog was set up in the software, the document was printed out on an Apple LaserWriter in the computer science department at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.