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ApplePrinters

A range of printers to suit every need. PhotoGrade and Color PhotoGrade technologies that include not only Macintosh® computers, but
Apple’s award-winning printers provide excep- produce near-photorealistic images. And also PCs running Windows software.
tional quality to suit a range of color and black- ColorSync® technology automatically acts to The total document processing solution.
and-white printing needs. From personal use at ensure the closest possible match between colors Apple printers complement your other equipment,
home, in school, in the office, or even on the on the screen and colors on the printed page. to streamline all of your work with documents—
road, to top-of-the-line laser printing in the office, Printer sharing made easy. not only printing, but also faxing and scanning.
there’s an Apple® printer that’s perfect for the job. All Apple ink-jet printers can be directly connect- For example, you can add a fax card to some
Apple technology makes the difference. ed to an EtherTalk® network using the optional network LaserWriter printers to enable them to
Apple delivers the best possible results through StyleWriter® EtherTalk Adapter, which attaches send and receive high-quality plain-paper faxes—
printing technologies unavailable on any other easily to the serial port on the printer. And the right at your desktop. And because the Apple
printers. TrueType® outline font technology Color StyleWriter 2500 can also be directly con- OneScanner™ 600/27 also employs ColorSync
ensures that even the most affordable Apple nected to a LocalTalk® network via the optional color-matching technology, you can be assured
printers provide excellent type quality, with LocalTalk Module. The rest of Apple’s LaserWriter® of consistent, accurate color from scanned image
fonts that scale easily to any size. FinePrint™ tech- printers offer a variety of networking support, to on-screen representation to printed output.
nology delivers smooth text and crisp line art. with many of them able to function on networks

Dot-Matrix Printer Ink-Jet Printers


Exceptionally affordable compact personal printers
that offer great printed results.

ImageWriter® II Color Color Color Color


StyleWriter 1200 StyleWriter 1500 StyleWriter 2200 StyleWriter 2500
Apple’s affordable Laser-quality gray-scale Apple’s convenient low- All the features of a color High-quality color
dot-matrix printer. printing at an affordable cost desktop color desktop ink-jet printer in printing—even impres-
price. printing solution offering a sleek, portable design; sive photorealistic
laser-quality black. ideal for use with a images—at an eco-
PowerBook® computer. nomical price.

Print speed in ppm 2 ppm (draft mode); 3 ppm (normal mode); 3 ppm (black and white); 5 ppm (black and white); 5 ppm (black and white);
(pages per minute) 0.5 ppm (best mode)* 2 ppm (best mode)* 0.3 ppm (color)* 0.33 ppm (color)* 0.66 ppm (color)*

Print quality in dpi 144 dpi 720 by 360 dpi (black 720 by 360 dpi (black 720 by 360 dpi (black and 720 by 360 dpi (black
(dots per inch) and white with edge and white with edge white); 360 by 360 dpi and white, gray scale,
smoothing); 360 by 360 smoothing); 360 by 360 (color and gray scale); and color); includes
dpi (gray scale); dpi (color and gray scale); includes ColorShare ColorShare and
enhanced with includes ColorShare® and ColorSync ColorSync
GrayShare® and ColorSync

Supported QuickDraw™ and QuickDraw and QuickDraw and QuickDraw and QuickDraw and
languages QuickDraw GX QuickDraw GX QuickDraw GX QuickDraw GX QuickDraw GX

Connectivity and High-speed serial High-speed serial; High-speed serial; High-speed serial; High-speed serial;
networking GrayShare software ColorShare software ColorShare software ColorShare software
allows printer sharing allows printer sharing allows printer sharing allows printer sharing
over LocalTalk, EtherTalk, over LocalTalk, EtherTalk, over LocalTalk, EtherTalk, over LocalTalk, EtherTalk,
and TokenTalk® net- and TokenTalk networks; and TokenTalk networks; and TokenTalk networks;
works; optional adapter optional adapter allows optional adapter allows optional kits allow you
allows you to connect you to connect the you to connect the to connect the printer
the printer directly to an printer directly to an printer directly to an directly to a LocalTalk
EtherTalk network EtherTalk network EtherTalk network or EtherTalk network

Fonts 4 fonts 64 scalable TrueType 64 scalable TrueType 64 scalable TrueType 64 scalable TrueType
fonts fonts fonts fonts

Paper handling Tractor feed for continuous Multipurpose tray for Multipurpose tray for Multipurpose tray for 30 Multipurpose tray for 100
fanfold paper and forms; 100 sheets or 15 enve- 100 sheets or 15 enve- sheets or 5 envelopes; sheets or 15 envelopes;
single sheets; envelopes; lopes; supports printing lopes; supports printing supports printing of 2 or supports printing of 2 or 4
optional 100-sheet feeder of 2 or 4 reduced-size of 2 or 4 reduced-size 4 reduced-size pages reduced-size pages on a
pages on a single sheet pages on a single sheet on a single sheet single sheet

Ribbons/ink One black ribbon or one One black ink cartridge Single CMY color ink Two separate ink Single color ink cartridge
cartridges multicolor ribbon cartridge and single cartridges (black and (contains one black ink
high-capacity black CMY color) or single tank and one CMY color
ink cartridge high-capacity black ink ink tank) or single high-
cartridge capacity black ink cartridge

Energy efficiency Energy Star compliant Energy Star compliant Energy Star compliant Energy Star compliant Energy Star compliant
Personal LaserWriter Printers Network LaserWriter Printers
Printers that are ideal for personal use Printers that can be used on multiplatform networks—
at home, school, or the office. and are ideal for workgroups.

Personal LaserWriter LaserWriter LaserWriter Color LaserWriter


LaserWriter 300 4/600 PS 12/640 PS 16/600 PS 12/660 PS
Apple’s most An affordable PostScript A flexible, high-quality A high-performance The convenient, high-
affordable laser printer. personal laser printer laser printing solution workgroup laser printer quality color laser print-
with exceptional print for Mac OS and with outstanding ing solution for Mac OS
quality. Windows users. printing speed. and Windows users.

Print speed in ppm 4 ppm 4 ppm 12 ppm 17 ppm (letter size); 12 ppm (black and
(pages per minute) 16 ppm (A4 size) white); 3 ppm (color);
1 ppm (transparencies)

Print quality in dpi 300 dpi; enhanced with 600 dpi 600 dpi with FinePrint; 600 dpi (default) with 600 dpi with Color
(dots per inch) GrayShare and PhotoGrade** FinePrint; 600 dpi PhotoGrade and
and PhotoGrade with ColorSync
an additional 4MB of
memory

Supported QuickDraw and Adobe™ PostScript™ Adobe PostScript Adobe PostScript Adobe PostScript
languages QuickDraw GX Level 2 Level 2 and PCL 5 Level 2; PCL 5; built-in Level 2
automatic emulation
and port switching

Connectivity and High-speed serial port; LocalTalk port supports LocalTalk port supports LocalTalk port supports LocalTalk port supports
networking GrayShare software AppleTalk protocol; EtherTalk protocol; AppleTalk protocol; EtherTalk protocol;
allows printer sharing LaserWriter Bridge 2.0 Ethernet port supports Ethernet port supports Ethernet port supports
over LocalTalk, software allows printer EtherTalk, TCP/IP, and AppleTalk, TCP/IP, EtherTalk, TCP/IP, and
EtherTalk, and sharing on Ethernet Novell NetWare IPX and Novell NetWare Novell NetWare IPX
TokenTalk networks and Token Ring protocols; bidirectional IPX protocols; bidirec- protocols; IEEE 1284
networks parallel port; all ports tional parallel port; bidirectional parallel
are autosensing and internal and external port; internal and
autoswitching SCSI ports external SCSI ports

Fonts 39 scalable TrueType 64 scalable TrueType 64 scalable TrueType 64 scalable TrueType 64 scalable TrueType
fonts and 35 PostScript fonts and 35 PostScript fonts and 35 PostScript fonts and 39 PostScript fonts

Paper handling 100-sheet tray; manual 100-sheet tray; 250-sheet universal 100- and 250-sheet 250-sheet tray; multi-
feed supports straight- manual feed supports cassette and 80-sheet trays; optional 500- purpose tray for 100
through paper path straight-through paper multipurpose tray; offers sheet tray and 75- sheets; optional 250-
path these printer options: envelope feeder sheet feeder
Duplex Printing Unit**,
500-Sheet Cassette
and Feeder, Envelope
Cassette (requires 500-
Sheet Cassette), Face-
up Output Tray

Fax capability — — — Optional LaserWriter —


16/600 PS Fax Card
(user installable)

Toner cartridges Personal LaserWriter Personal LaserWriter LaserWriter 12/640 PS LaserWriter Toner Color LaserWriter
Toner Cartridge Toner Cartridge Toner Cartridge Cartridge Toner Cartridges

Energy efficiency Energy Star compliant Energy Star compliant Energy Star compliant Energy Star compliant Energy Star compliant

*Actual speed depends on computer processor speed and document complexity.


** Requires at least 12MB of RAM.

Apple Computer, Inc.


1 Infinite Loop
Cupertino, CA 95014
(408) 996-1010
http://www.apple.com/
© 1996 Apple Computer, Inc. All rights reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, AppleTalk, ColorShare, ColorSync, EtherTalk, GrayShare, ImageWriter, LaserWriter, LocalTalk, Macintosh, PowerBook, StyleWriter,
TokenTalk, and TrueType are registered trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc. FinePrint, Mac, OneScanner, and QuickDraw are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc. Adobe and PostScript are trademarks of Adobe
Systems Incorporated or its subsidiaries and may be registered in certain jurisdictions.

September 1996. Product specifications are subject to change without notice. Printed in the U.S.A. L00772E Printed on recycled paper.