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The diffierence of Thermal printer & dot matrix Printer

The diffierence of Thermal printer & dot matrix Printer

 

1. Pos Thermal Printer: printing via heat the thermal head, only use thermal paper, usually it has 58mm & 80mm model.

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The advantage is Cheap cost, high speed (260mm/s or 300mm/s) The disadvantage: the paper only can be saved for around half a year.

 

2.Dot-Matrix Printer: Printing via printer head hit the ribbon, usually it has 9-pin or 16-pin-24 pin printer head, support 1 color & 2 color printing.

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The advatange is the paper can be save for a long time; the disadvantage is cost high.