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daisywheel

Computing a component of a computer printer in the shape of a wheel with many spokes that prints characters using a disk with characters around the circumference as the print element
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While the daisywheel was dazzling computer users, thermal printers also entered the marketplace.
At this point in time, laser printing of day-to-day administrative paperwork is probably not as cost-effective as the still-widespread daisywheel print technology, yet the Macintosh standard provides individual, professional-quality output of special purposes.
They may use daisywheel (for letter-quality print) or dot matrix mechanisms.
To make the most-economical use of the laser printer, most correspondence and routine documents are printed on 12 Diablo 630 daisywheel printers linked to the Advantage micros.
They come with 256K (expandable to 640K); two 5.25", half-height floppy drives; one RS-232C port; a 99-key keyboard; a 12"-diagonal screen with an amber-yellow display; a 23-cps, bidirectional daisywheel printer; and Type and Learn Concept (TLC) software.
Letter-quality daisywheel printers usually do not print graphs.
In computing, daisywheel and ink jet are types of what?