For example: The Brother two-piece WP combines a stand-alone video monitor with a console holding keyboard, disc drive, and a letter-quality printer
. Preloaded with word processing software, it sells new for about $250 at Wal-Mart, and for half that used.
When you're finished with the draft printer and want to start using the letter-quality printer
, all you have to do is flip the connecting switch, instead of unplugging one printer and plugging in the other.
Overall, 65% of our respondents said they relied on a laser printer to produce the manual for their most popular title, while 31% used phototypesetting equipment and 4% used letter-quality printers
. When we compared this data against product prices, we expected to see that companies would generally rely on phototypesetting for their more expensive titles.
are rarely used to print graphics.
Eight out of 10 have monitors with their microcomputers; two-thirds have standard printers; and four out of 10 have letter-quality printers
. About four out of 10 possess word processing systems.