Line printer



It is an impact type printer. It can print a complete line of text at a time. It can’t print images and text of different size and font. It is expensive than non-impact. It is appropriate for continuous printing like printing mark sheet, bill, bank statement, etc. the different line printers are: chain printer, drum printer, band printer.
Merits:

v    It can be used for continuous printing.

v    It is faster than character printer.

v    It can print a complete line of text at a time.

v    It can print multiple copies at a time.

De-merits:

v    It can’t print images and text of different size and font.

v    Its printing quality is low.

v    It is slower and noisy.

v    It can print a single color.

It is expensive.