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Uses for 3D printing include creating artificial organs, prosthetics, architectural models, toys, chocolate bars, guitars, and parts for motor vehicles and rocket engines. To make an object, a 3D printer refers to a model in a digital file and applies layers of material, such as plastic or chocolate, until the object is completed.

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  • How do you use a copy machine?

    Q: How do you use a copy machine?

    A: Place your paper on the scanner or in the document feeder, if there are several pages. Then, select the number of copies and other settings. Print the copies and remove the originals from the copier.
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  • What is the purpose of a printer?

    Q: What is the purpose of a printer?

    A: The purpose of a printer is to accept typed text and graphic images from a computer and transfer it to paper. Printers are sometimes sold along with computers, but consumers typically purchase them separately. Printers vary greatly in cost, speed, size and function.
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  • Can you print out a Jet Blue boarding pass?

    Q: Can you print out a Jet Blue boarding pass?

    A: A JetBlue boarding pass can be printed out after a passenger has paid for a ticket, chosen a seat and checked the number of baggage items needed for the flight. The printed boarding pass must be brought to the airport, in addition to a valid government-issued identification card, to pass through security. To reprint a boarding pass, passengers need to login to the "Manage your flight" on JetBlue.com.
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  • How many pages can one ink cartridge print?

    Q: How many pages can one ink cartridge print?

    A: Matt Kastner of Coastal Business Supplies Inc. estimates that every milliliter of ink yields about 1 square foot of printing. On a table of print yields of various HP cartridges, the number of pages ranged from 31 to about 40 per milliliter.
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  • Q: Why won't my Epson printer print?

    A: Because Epson manufactures so many different models of printers, the best way to find out why an Epson printer does not print is to use online support on the Epson website. Each printer's user's guide is available online. In addition, there is a troubleshooting guide with a series of questions designed to lead to an answer to a specific problem.
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  • What are some ways to refill an ink cartridge?

    Q: What are some ways to refill an ink cartridge?

    A: Refilling an ink cartridge is accomplished using a syringe with the right amount of ink and filling the proper chamber with the ink. Depending on the color and type of cartridge, there are variations on how to do this.
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  • Q: How do I reset my Epson printer?

    A: Find your Epson printer's control panel, which is normally on the upper right-hand side, and locate the reset button. Press and hold this button for three seconds to reset the printer and clear away corrupted data. If the printer does not have a reset button, power off the printer and wait several seconds before turning it back on.
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  • Q: Why does a printer go offline?

    A: Printers go offline due to power surges and sags, corrupted files in the print queue, paper jams, an empty toner cartridge or paper tray, bad components in the printer itself and interference by remote users. Only some of these generate unique error messages.
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  • What are some tips for choosing A4 sticker printing paper?

    Q: What are some tips for choosing A4 sticker printing paper?

    A: When choosing A4 printer paper for stickers, carefully consider the type of printer for the project and choose a paper type that works well with that type of printer. Consider the type of available software for the printing project because paper and software compatibility reduces hassle and frustration when trying to align the sticker paper and format the project.
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  • Q: What kinds of printers does Sharp make?

    A: Sharp manufactures printers as standalone units or as part of multifunction printer, scanner, fax and copier machines. Sharp printers come in both black-and-white and color production models, and many are network-ready and use laser printing technology.
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  • Q: How do you replace the ink cartridge in an HP printer?

    A: To replace the ink cartridge in an HP printer, such as the HP Deskjet D4360 and D4363 models, remove the old cartridge by sliding it out of its carriage, unpack the new cartridge, slide it into the empty carriage, and close the top cover. Finally, align the new ink cartridge by using the HP Solution Center utility.
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  • Q: How do you get a manual for a Canon Pixma MG5220?

    A: To get a manual for a Canon Pixma MG5220 printer, go to ManualsLib.com, and type the printer's model number into the Search field. The Search field is located in the lower center portion of the Web page. Click the Search button, and select the manual or guide. To download a PDF copy of the manual, click the green Download button, and type in the verification code. Your download begins automatically.
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  • Q: What is an air printer?

    A: An air printer is any printer that can be connected to through Wi-Fi to work in conjunction with Apple's AirPrint feature. AirPrint is included on an iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, allowing these users to send things to printers from their mobile devices.
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  • Q: How do you get a manual for a Brother 575 fax machine?

    A: As of 2015, the support.brother.com website contains downloadable Quick Setup Guide and User Guide manuals for the Brother 575 fax machine. The user manual is also available at ManualsOnline.com and ManualsLib.com.
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  • Q: How do you wirelessly print from a computer?

    A: In order to print wirelessly from a printer, you need a printer that has either a print server or WiFi capabilities. Some printers can connect to a network using an Ethernet cable that plugs into a router, but users can set up their own printers, although this is a complicated process that can cost more.
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  • Q: How do you install a printer without the installation disc?

    A: To install a printer if you don't have the installation disc, navigate to the Support section on the website of the printer’s manufacturer, select the printer model, download the necessary drivers, and install them. Alternatively, contact the manufacturer, and inquire whether they send replacement installation discs to users.
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  • Q: Where can you find a Canon MX432 printer manual?

    A: Canon provides a link to download the Canon Pizma MX432 manual on its website, USA.Canon.com, as of 2015. The manual is available in Spanish and English and is downloaded as an executable file for Windows or Mac OS computers.
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  • Q: How do you get a Brother printer back online?

    A: Reboot the printer, and manually uncheck the offline option in the printer settings to bring a Brother printer back online. You need a Windows computer with Internet access and a Brother printer to get started.
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  • Q: How do you print wirelessly?

    A: In order to print wirelessly, the printer and computer need to be hooked up to the same wireless network, or the computer must be directly connected to the printer via Wi-Fi, bypassing the network altogether. To print from a smartphone or tablet, download an app that enables wireless printing.
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  • Q: Which brands of all-in-one printers are the best on the market?

    A: Some of the best brands of all-in-one printers for 2015 include Epson and HP, according to The Wirecutter. Epson’s Workforce WF-3620 and HP’s Officejet Pro 8620 receive particularly strong reviews.
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  • How do you use your printer to scan documents?

    Q: How do you use your printer to scan documents?

    A: A printer can scan documents by using the native Windows “Fax and Scan” program in a Windows computer. A set up of the drivers is required to scan a document through the printer.
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