Printer-most common type of hard copy device.
Formats: landscape and portrait.
A portrait format is used for letters, memos,reports, and newsletter.
A landscape format prints pages wider thantaller, and is best suited for financialspreadsheets and other types of tabularreports.
Printers are separated into two categories basedon how they interact with the print medium:impact and non-impact.
Impact printers prints much like a typewriter,by physically striking an inked ribbon againstthe paper.
Non-impact printers form characters andimages without actually striking the outputmedium, using electricity, heat, laser