This guide provides a comprehensive resource for troubleshooting dot-matrix, inkjet, and electrophotographic printers. Topics include printing techlogies, troubleshooting guidelines, test instruments, mechanical and electrical components, and communication standards and conventions. This edition includes new chapters discussing toner and ink cartridge recycling, printing under Windows, proper use of printers, and more. Flowcharts are included throughout.
Stephen J. Bigelow (Leicester, MA) is the founder and President of Dynamic Learning Systems, a technical research and writing firm specializing in PC and peripheral service. An experienced electronics engineer, he is the author of several best-selling computer books including Troubleshooting, Maintaining and Repairing PCs, now in its fourth edition and is the editor of The PC Tolbox Newsletter.