BrainPOP

Printer

Ready, set, PRINT! In this BrainPOP movie on printers, you’ll find out everything you need to know about computer printing. In the movie, Tim and Moby will teach about the differences between inkjet and laser printing and how it is that a printer transfers what’s on your computer to paper. You’ll also learn all about the main components of printers — anyone want to know what a printer drum does? — and you can find out the physical differences between color and black-and-white printing. Best of all, after you’re done, you can put your new knowledge to work by printing out one of BrainPOP’s games, experiments, or quizzes! So get to it and check out our printing movie!

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How does an inkjet printer work?

What is a laser printer?

Are laser printers dangerous? I heard that they emit bad fumes.