ink-jet printer


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ink-jet printer

[′iŋk ¦jet ′print·ər]
(graphic arts)
A nonimpact printer that uses electrostatic acceleration and deflection of ink particles emerging from nozzles to form characters on plain paper in a dot-matrix format.
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The ink-jet printer line consists of the entry-level 5100 model, which carries a suggested retail price of $129, as well as a mid-range and high-end models, which carry suggested retail prices of $199 and $299, respectively.
Canon said it will focus ink-jet printer production on factories in Thailand and Vietnam.
Low prices contributed to robust sales of color ink-jet printers, though McElreath said prices seem to have bottomed out.
Supplies high-speed laser-marking systems and ink-jet printers.
In other news, Apple Computer is replacing Canon with HP as the supplier for its ink-jet printers, Apple and HP officials said.