Daisy-wheel print head, silver

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Date Introduced
1972
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in
Manufacturer
Diablo Systems Inc., A Xerox Company
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
United States
Keywords
Output; printer
Object ID
102626768

Daisy-wheel printers dominated high-quality, high-speed office printing in the 1970s and 1980s, until low-cost laser printers arrived. Unlike chain and drum printers, a wheel moved the desired character into position, then paused while the hammer fired.