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The Difference Between Laser And Inkjet
By: Florie Lyn Masarate

Are you one of that who is meaning to buy a printer but is very much torn because of the technologies you see around you?

Where will you be using your printer? Would you like an inkjet or a laser printer?

Inkjet printers.

Inkjet printers are categorized into three; 3-colors, 4-colors and photo printing. It can be noted that the 4-color inkjet printer is the most popular and widely used by many.

The 4-color inkjet printer has two ink cartridges. One for holding the black ink and the other for the color ink.

3-color inkjet printers only holds one type of ink at a time. if you have this kind of printer, you need to switch ink colors whenever you need to print something in black or in colored. Ever since 4-color inkjet printers became popular, this kind of printers is not used much anymore.

Photo inkjet printer is the most complicated printer out of these three because it uses additional colors. These colors can be light cyan, light magenta, green, and red. The purpose of using these additional colors is to get the best photographic quality outputs.

Laser printers.

Laser printers comes in two kinds; monochrome and color printer. Monochrome laser printer is more popularly used than color printer.

Inkjet or laser printer.

Laser printers are generally faster than inkjet printers. They also offer speedy printing, good quality prints with the lowest price. These printers use toner cartridges as opposed to the inkjet printers which use ink cartridges. Color laser printers are best used for offices or other kinds of printing that have graphics or photos.

If you are planning on buying a printer for home use, color laser printers are not the best option. There are high quality inkjet printers that will suit your needs too and they do not cost as much as color printers.

Before buying the printer of your choice, take into account the purpose it will serve you. Consider the initial and the maintenance costs first.

Take into account quality. There is nothing wrong with buying a printer that is cheap but gives good quality prints. But there is definitely something wrong with an expensive printer having poor quality prints.

Try to not overpay too much for a printer with so many features that you will not be in need of. do your research and get to know some of the printers available in the market.

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About The Author

Florie Lyn Masarate got the flair for reading and writing when she got her first subscription of the school newsletter in kindergarten. She had her first article published on that same newsletter in the third grade.

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