Xerox PARC Scanning Laser Output Terminal (SLOT)

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Date
1971
Keywords
9700; Copier; Starkweather, Gary; printer
Object ID
500004700

Gary Starkweather prototyped the first laser printer by modifying a standard Xerox office copier. It printed 60 pages a minute at 500 dots per inch. It took almost five years to produce a commercial version: the huge, expensive 9700.