Refers to the direction of printing on the page. Printing across the width of the page
is called portrait orientation and printing across the length of the page is called
When a sheet of paper stops in the printer. A jam must be removed before you can
Transmits data in one-byte segments along a parallel cable.
Parity is set to odd, even or none. It checks to see if data has been sent correctly or not.
A personality refers to the languages supported by the printer. The printer supports two
personalities: PCL and PostScript. For a printer to respond properly to the print data
stream, it must have the correct personality that can interpret the data and execute the
commands as they come down from the host computer.
The number of characters per measured inch. The term pitch is applied only to fixed
The relative thickness of printed lines. The thicker the line, the darker it looks.