Seiko introduced the dot-matrix printer during the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.
- History of Printing Part 5 – Dot Matrix & Inkjet Printers | Inksaver
Due to its relative speed and smaller size, dot matrix printers were perfect for small desks. The first dot matrix printer was introduced in 1970 by the Digital Equipment Corporation. It was called the LA30 and could print up to 30 characters per second.
- Dot matrix printing – Wikipedia
The first non-impact dot matrix printer was marketed by IBM in 1957. In 1968, the Japanese manufacturer OKI introduced its first serial impact dot matrix printer (SIDM), the OKI Wiredot. The printer supported a character generator for 128 characters with a print matrix of 7×5.
- Dot Matrix Printing: History, How It Works, and Types of Dot Matrix …
May 24, 2018 – Dot matrix printing moves the print head horizontally or vertically to print on pages by using impact. This impact is either applied to an …
- The History of Printing – New Hampshire Telephone Museum
A type of printer that produces characters and illustrations by striking pins against an ink ribbon to print closely spaced dots in the appropriate shape. Dot-matrix …
- Dot Matrix Printer | IT History Society
A dot matrix printer or impact matrix printer is a type of computer printer with a print head that runs back and forth, or in an up and down motion, on the page and …