The demands made on today's EDP printers are steadily increasing. It is possible to choose one of many different printing techniques to suit a particular application and print on a vast range of different papers and forms. Printer parameters have to be set with the help of menus and there are a variety of different interfaces for connecting different printers to various systems. The result is a wealth of factors, which must be taken into account when buying, installing, operating, servicing or repairing a printer. This volume contains a detailed description of various printing techniques, the operational features and capacities of today's most common EDP printers. It can be used to learn about the technical details of printers, as a reference work or to help in deciding which particular printer to buy.