Printer Ink Cartridges - The History

Written by Martin Smith

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Discount ink cartridges are available online. All you have to do is type ink cartridges or printer cartridges into your search engine. Some sites offer amazing discounts. Again you are going to have to search forrepparttar deal that is best for you. Pay attention torepparttar 149628 cartridge top when purchasing them. Checkrepparttar 149629 sides ofrepparttar 149630 box for a list of modelsrepparttar 149631 cartridge will work in.

There is a time line below that has some really interesting facts. This would make a great list of answers for a trivia game. I cannot imaginerepparttar 149632 hard work that createdrepparttar 149633 ink jet printer cartridge, as we know it. It is easy to understand why cartridges are expensive.

1452 - Gutenberg used oil-based ink, moveable type, and an old winepress to makerepparttar 149634 first printing press. Martin Luther beganrepparttar 149635 Protestant reformation making extensive use ofrepparttar 149636 printing press. 1714 - The typewriter was born. Schematics that were done by Mills were discovered however, there is no proof that any typewriters were actually made. 1874 - Christopher Sholes, Samuel Soule, and Carlos Glidden made a keyboard that became known asrepparttar 149637 “qwerty” because ofrepparttar 149638 first five keys onrepparttar 149639 top row ofrepparttar 149640 keyboard. 1894 - Franz Wagner developed a typewriter that is very similar torepparttar 149641 ones made today. He created a design that letrepparttar 149642 typists watch as they were typing. Previously, paper would go through a roller as you typed and you could not see what you typed until you were done. 1897 - Underwood (by John Underwood) wasrepparttar 149643 prototypical typewriter of its day. 1939 - Charles Carlson developed electrography, which isrepparttar 149644 first dry writing technique developed inrepparttar 149645 United States. 1949 - Haloid Company began to commercially developed electrography forrepparttar 149646 first time. 1959 - Xerox 914 hitrepparttar 149647 market and forced other businesses to update their communication systems. 1969 - Xerox first introduced dry printing (laser printing) by Gary Starkweather. 1078 - Xerox put outrepparttar 149648 world's first business laser printerrepparttar 149649 Xerox 9700. It copied documents atrepparttar 149650 speed of 120 ppm (pages per minute) 1979 - The IBM 3800 could print out 20,000 lines per minute. 1980's - The use of toner cartridges became obsolete. 1984 - Hewlett-Packard releasedrepparttar 149651 first home-based desktop laser printer.

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What to look for in an assembled PC

Written by Adam Fletcher

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What you must know:

Since it ensuresrepparttar smooth running of your system,repparttar 149627 morerepparttar 149628 better. Make surerepparttar 149629 memory capacity is upgradeable. Games: Make surerepparttar 149630 RAM is original and opt forrepparttar 149631 DDR range of RAMs. Duplicate RAMs will not function on Windows XP operating systems. The RAM comes with a year's warranty. Hard Disk Drive

HDD capacity counts for a great deal.

A 40 GB hard disk is sufficient disk space but you may choose an 80 GB variant.

The brand SEAGATE is a very reliable brand for hard disks and is preferred by most computer manufacturers and assemblers.

What you must know:

The hard disk comes with a three-year warranty. Monitor

Monitors are computer screens available in varied sizes,repparttar 149632 most popular beingrepparttar 149633 15" and 17". Windows Update:

You can choose between a flat panel plasma screen and a regular desktop monitor.

The Dynaflat type monitor is preferred torepparttar 149634 conventional CRT type, which is technically referred to asrepparttar 149635 Cathode Ray Tube.

The various brands for monitors are Samsung, Mercury and LG, to name a few. Samsung isrepparttar 149636 preferred alternative for monitors and is alsorepparttar 149637 leading peripheral components dealer.

What you must know:

Monitors usually come with a three-year warranty.


These includerepparttar 149638 keyboard, mouse, web cam, printer, scanner, joystick, etc.

Samsung and Microsoft arerepparttar 149639 preferred brands.

Choose an optical mouse overrepparttar 149640 usual one. The price difference is marginal. The same applies forrepparttar 149641 Internet keyboard.

Don't opt for a wireless mouse or a keyboard asrepparttar 149642 sensors get spoilt with time. Besides, you have to chargerepparttar 149643 batteries every week.

For printers and scanners, Hewlett Packard isrepparttar 149644 market leader.

What you must know:

Don't chooserepparttar 149645 cheapest printer in sight. You will spendrepparttar 149646 money you save in less than a year on cartridges. Don't go forrepparttar 149647 ones cheap ones as they have poor resolution. Voltage stabilisers and Spike guards Photos:

If your locality has frequent power failures or severe voltage fluctuations, opt for a voltage stabiliser. This will prevent any damage that could reducerepparttar 149648 life of your machine.

Regardless ofrepparttar 149649 locality andrepparttar 149650 power supply, opt for a spike guard. It will provide four power plug points for your computer and peripherals.

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