Daisywheel printer



It is an impact type character printer. It can only print text of fixed size and font. It contains separate hammer for each character so it is also know as letter quality printer. Its printing quality is better than dot matrix printer. It is faster than dot matrix printer. It is rarely used at present.
Merits:

v    Its printing quality is better than dot matrix printer.

v    It is faster than dot matrix printer.

v    It can print multiple copies at the same time using carbon paper.

De-merits:

v    It can print text of fixed size and font.

v    It is noisy, slower than non-impact printers.

v    It has low printing quality than non-impact printers.

v    It can print a single color.

v    It is not appropriate for large volume printing.

v    It can’t print images.