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letter quality printer

an electronic printer that produces characters resembling those of a typewriter in production quality. Laser printers and daisywheel printers produce letter-quality copy, as do some inkjet printers. Dot matrix printers produce near-letter-quality documents.
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If you print many pages and want speed and quality, an inexpensive laser printer for text, costing about $2,000, may be preferable to an expensive letter-quality printer.
When the work must look like it has been typewritten, you have two choices--get a secretary to retype the computer printout or buy a letter-quality printer.
Overall, 65% of our respondents said they relied on a laser printer to produce the manual for their most popular title, while 31% used phototypesetting equipment and 4% used letter-quality printers.