Apple LaserWriter 12/640 PS User Manual
This chapter explains how to unpack and set up the LaserWriter 12/640 PS.
Main features of the LaserWriter 12/640 PS
The printer has a resolution of 600 dots per inch. Its FinePrint
feature smoothes text, and its PhotoGrade feature (available with
additional printer memory) improves graphic images.
The printer prints up to 12 pages per minute.
You can connect the printer to Mac OS-based
computers, Windows-based computers, and UNIX-based computers.
The printer offers LocalTalk, Ethernet, and parallel
Automatic traffic control
The printer can be connected to many computers
and networks using the printer’s LocalTalk, Ethernet, and parallel ports.
The printer prints only one user’s job at a time, but it manages incoming
print jobs from all ports so that no printing conflicts or problems occur.
The printer also automatically senses which printer language—PostScript
or PCL5—the job requires.
The printer supports both TrueType and PostScript fonts. The printer
has 35 built-in PostScript fonts.
The printer can automatically lower its power consumption
when it’s not being used.
Setting Up the LaserWriter 12/640 PS