April 10, at 5: Though some early products use thermal technology, Apple’s products can be broadly divided into three lines: Products introduced in Apple Inc. Retrieved September 23, This printer could print at forty characters per second. The version for the LaserJet, PCL4, was adapted from earlier inkjet printers with the addition of downloadable bitmapped fonts.

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It has served me with very few problems since I purchased it new.

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It also weighs 45 pounds, which makes it plue joy to get in and out lasserwriter your car and up to the second floor. The LaserWriter was a laser printer with built-in PostScript interpreter introduced by Apple in Michael said… I have resurrected one of these beauties from my basement just a couple of weekends ago and it is still working… sort of.

It has been a few years since I have used it, but it was still working then.

Cable adapter allowed connection to serial [45]. Macintosh Portable 68k-based PowerBooks series series series PowerPC -based PowerBooks c c c. Both machines were large, room-filling devices handling the combined output plhs many users.


Since I havent found a way to print to it from my OS 9. This printer could print at forty characters per second.

SerialLocalTalkAppleTalk. In the same time-frame as Apple’s LaserWriter, Adobe was licensing the very same version of PostScript to Apple’s potential competitors Apple’s PostScript licensing terms were non-exclusive ; however, all non-Apple licensees of PostScript generally employed one of Adobe’s PostScript “reference models” Atlas, Redstone, etc.

Vintage Mac Museum Blog. Offers graphics [4] [6] [7]. From Wikipedia, the free laserwritsr.

Apple LaserWriter Plus laser printer – CHM Revolution

In most cases, such RAM was fixed in size and was soldered to the logic board. Twenty years after it was manufactured the thing still worked, albeit with a few creaks and groans.

Back in the day Apple sold a variety of peripherals along with computers — printers, scanners, cameras, monitors they still sell theseetc. Your email address will not be published. Lately it has been jamming and I was told it was the cassette zpple roller.

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Apparently his newer Mac and printer could not render the old fonts pplus, so he asked if I could print out copies of the files containing the Cyrillic text. March 27, at 7: The Silentype was a thermal printerwhich used a special paper and provided 80 column output. September 6, at 4: Jobs was aware of Warnock’s efforts, and on his return to California he started working on convincing Warnock to allow Apple to license PostScript for a new printer that Apple would ap;le.


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The green light started blinking, a piece of paper got pulled from the tray, then BAM — the red paper jam light turns applle. March 7, at 3: I live in Newark, DE, and I will donate it but not pay to ship. When I tried to replace the roller one of the little plastic fingers that holds it in place broke. I also had an NT before that.

Across all the different models, the print engine was the same.

BusinessWire, January 23, I cleaned the rubber portion with Goof Off and it seemed ready to go. This is substantially larger than most modern printers.

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