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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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In that year, in the wake of the success of the Mac, Apple announced the LaserWriter.
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Two brief notes in the question-and-answer column by Lon Poole are "Font confusion," Macworld 9 (July 1992): 241; and "TrueType and LaserWriter incompatibility," Macworld 9 (October 1992): 225-226.
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