Retrieved August 14, Across all the different models, the print engine was the same. Retrieved from ” https: In combination with WYSIWYG publishing software like PageMaker , that operated on top of the graphical user interface of Macintosh computers, the LaserWriter was a key component at the beginning of the desktop publishing revolution. Also included is Farrallon adapter to link through Ethernet cable.

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Seth November 20, at Retrieved August 28, November 4, at 2: Archived from the original on 14 August I am wondering if there is a better print appl I could be using with my They produced print quality that was better than the dot matrix ImageWritersand were cheaper than the LaserWriters.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. I installed the Cyrillic font on my PowerBook c, selected the LaserWriter via the Chooser, and started to print out a document.

The Mac platform quickly gained the favor of the emerging desktop-publishing industry, a market in which the Mac is still important. Close things up, try again, another jam.

LaserWriter – Wikipedia

September 23, at 2: Which is a mixed blessing…. I also retrobrited her!!! July 23, at 7: Later LaserWriters offered faster printing, higher resolutionsEthernet connectivity, and eventually color output in the Color LaserWriter.


If someone has interest in purchasing this wonderful and formerly quite expensive piece of Apple Magic. Archived from the original on February 7, I was offered a kit, where one drilled a hole in the cartridge and filled it with powder from a flask.

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Retrieved August 14, September 23, at 5: Retrieved on July 21, March 31, at 9: November 4, at 3: Retrieved September 23, The LaserWriter was the first major printer designed by Laserwritef to use the new Snow White design language created by Frogdesign. Indeed, the PostScript language itself was concurrently enhanced and extended to support these high-resolution “banding” devices as contrasted to the lower resolution “framing” devices, appe as the LaserWriter, in which the entire “frame” could be contained within the available RAM.

It got weird on me, probably because of dried-up ink. Retrieved March 6, Offers graphics [4] [6] [7].

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It also continued a departure from the beige color that characterized the Apple and Macintosh products to that time by using the same brighter, creamy off-white color first introduced with pllus Apple IIc and Apple Scribe Printer 8 months earlier. As a potential destination for disposing of old, unwanted Apple crap — err, Appl mean as Curator of the Vintage Mac Museum — I am contacted fairly regularly by folks who are looking for good homes for their old equipment.


It is slowly clearing some streaking on the pages getting better with each use but I am having driver problems just using a generic postscript driver. This page was last edited on 21 Marchat March 27, at 7: LocalTalk option, EtherTalk option [50].