The model was discontinued in when Apple introduced the Color StyleWriter series of printers. In , to address the need for both an affordable printer and a professional printer, the LaserWriter II was designed to allow for complete replacement of the computer circuit board that operates the printer. Accumulates prints face down for normal page order. LocalTalk option, EtherTalk option [51]. Retrieved on July 21, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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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 laserwritre Atlas, Redstone, etc.


A common solution was the 3rd party A;ple which used conventional telephone cables for networking. Sales of the non-networked product were unsurprisingly poor. SerialLocalTalkAppleTalk. Offers graphics [4] [6] [7].

Chapter Why Wasn’t like Laser printing traces its history to efforts by Gary Starkweather at Xerox inwhich resulted in a commercial system called the Xerox Contact your Apple dealer or technical representative for assistance. Printer cannot print due to an error condition, or the cover is open. Add to cart In cart. The VC coined the term “desktop publishing” during this time.


This page was last edited on 11 Septemberat This printer use the A cartridge which is easy to find and inexpensive compared to other toner catridges. This LSI, or a version of it, found its way into subsequent LaserWriters, and possibly even some competitive products, the first of which competitors may have been Hewlett-Packard ‘s ISA board which behaved as a parallel-attached PostScript interpreter, and which was connected outboard to a CX-based marking engine, such as a LaserJet, or, through lasrewriter adapter board, to an SX-based marking engine, such as a LaserJet II.

This printer could print at forty characters per second. The model was discontinued in when Apple introduced the Color StyleWriter series of printers.

The page description standard used to transmit data. Later LaserWriters offered faster printing, higher resolutionsEthernet connectivity, and eventually color output in the Color LaserWriter.

In combination with WYSIWYG publishing software like PageMakerthat operated on top of the 360 user interface of Macintosh computers, the LaserWriter was a key component at the beginning of the desktop publishing revolution.

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From Wikipedia, the free laserwritee. The speed of transmission between the computer and the printer. The number of bits used to indicate the end of a character. Retrieved August 27, Price-less Inkjet Cartridge Co.


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Across all the different models, the print engine was the same. The method used to prevent transmitted data from exceeding the rate at which the receiving end can accept it. Additional images can be requested by contacting the museum’s volunteers at info allaboutapple com This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.

Made in North America! Building on the success of the original LaserWriter, Apple developed many further models. This page was last edited on 4 Septemberat The LaserWriter was the first major printer designed by Apple to use the new Snow White design language created by Frogdesign.

An error has occured. Macintosh computers functioned equally well with any Postscript printer. If you have questions about the archived correspondence, please use the OTRS noticeboard.