Fonts built into the printer. Also called internal fonts.
The density of the dots output by a printer and expressed in dots per inch (dpi). Low
resolution like 600 dpi causes characters to have a jagged appearance. Higher
resolution around 1200 dpi allows the printer to produce smoother curves and angles
because it is using more dots to create each character. This printer prints at 1200 or 600
Refers to any information downloaded from the host computer so the printer
personality can execute a print job. Resources include information such as fonts,
macros, forms and other temporary information that is lost after the printer is turned
off or after it switches personalities. Also see context saving.
Stands for Read Only Memory, a type of printer memory that cannot be modified by
the user and is not deleted even if the printer is turned off. The ROM holds all the
factory settings programmed into the printer before it leaves the factory.
A font that is not fixed in pitch, size or orientation. The character size can be scaled
with a software application program to any size or orientation you want.
A cable used for data transfer, sheathed with a metallic cover to guard against
electromagnetic noise generated by other equipment or energy fields.
Printing on one side of a sheet of paper. The reverse remains unprinted.