Definitions for "Non-Impact Printer"
Keywords:  copier, jet, laser, indivual, styli
a printing device that uses techniques other than mechanical impact to produce an image. It may be described by the type of media used (plain paper, coated paper), by process (electrostatic, magnetic, electro sensitive, electrolytic), by method of image generation (laser, multiple styli), or by method of image transfer to the paper (direct, as in ink jet, or indirect, via reusable photo conductive or magnetic material).
Any printer that creates an image without striking a ribbon against the paper.
An electronic device, like a copier, laser, or ink-jet printer that creates images on a surface without contact from indivual characters.