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What is the thermal receipt printer?

The thermal receipt printer is almost the basic configuration of restaurant pos.
1. The thermal printer is different with inkjet laser printer.
2. The print head of the thermal printer contains semiconductor heating elements.
3. The thermal printing paper has a chemical film on the surface. When some dot get heated, it will get black color
4. When print head get heated, it will make thermal printing paper produce a chemical reaction. Then the dot get block the word, pattern get printed out, similar to the prthermal receipt printerinciple of thermal fax machines.


1. Thermal printer the print head is different with traditional inkjet laser printer.
2. The thermal printing paper is special paper, not same with office paper
3. The thermal printer doesn’t need these consumables supplies such as inkjet cartridge, toner or ribbon.
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