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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 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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  • 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 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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  • Q: How do you create a large print word find?

    A: Create a large print word find using a specialized word find generator with custom size options. A to Z Teacher Stuff has a free word search maker that allows users to adjust the font size of their crossword to make the crossword either bigger or smaller.
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  • Q: What are some highly rated 35-millimeter slide scanners?

    A: The ION Film 2 SD Plus is a 35-millimeter slide scanner with good reviews on Amazon.com as of 2015. Another highly rated 35-millimeter slide scanner is the Kodak 4x6 P461 Personal Photo, Slide and Negative Scanner, which has an average rating of 4.5 stars on Amazon.com.
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  • Q: Who are some 3D printer manufacturers?

    A: Some 3D printer manufacturers are Cubify, Flashforge USA, XYZprinting and Lulzbot. 3D printers create three-dimensional objects from digital template files by laying down layers of material, such as nylon or plastic, until the object is created. Printers come in many sizes and designs for personal and commercial use. Most manufacturers also sell printer parts and filament material.
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  • Q: How do you connect an HP printer to a computer?

    A: To connect an HP printer, unpack it, plug it into the power source, install the drivers with the installation disc or download them. After this, connect the printer to the computer with a provided USB cord. Many HP printers allow wireless connection, which operates the printer through a wireless network.
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  • Q: What retailers sell the Epson Stylus Cx4800 printer?

    A: As of December 2015, HomesPlay.com and Amazon.com list the Epson Stylus Cx4800 All-in-One Printer for sale. The model originally hit the market in 2006, but has since been discontinued, so it is not widely available. HomesPlay.com sells the product brand new, while Amazon.com has the product available in used condition.
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  • Q: How do you restore a Packard Bell Easynote E2316 to factory settings?

    A: The Packard Bell Easynote E2316 laptop contains Windows XP as an operating system. To restore the system to factory settings, perform one of three operations: initiate a System Restore, use the system recovery disc that came with the system or perform a clean install of the operating system.
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  • Q: How do you reinstall a wireless printer?

    A: To reinstall a wireless printer onto your computer, click on the Start button and then the Start menu. Select the option for devices and printers. Choose the option to add a printer to activate the printer wizard. Select the option to add a network, wireless or Bluetooth printer. Select your printer from the list. Follow the onscreen prompts to install necessary drivers, and enter the administrator password, when needed. Follow the additional onscreen prompts to complete the installation process.
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  • Q: How do you dispose of old printers?

    A: The most environmentally friendly and safe way to get rid of old printers is to recycle them through local electronics surplus companies or through Best Buy, a national retailer with a consumer electronics recycling program. Old printers that are still operational can also be donated to charitable organizations, churches or community groups.
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  • Q: How do you clean a Canon ink absorber?

    A: To clean a Canon ink absorber, locate the ink absorber, detach it from the printer, unplug the printer, remove foam pads, and place in a bucket of hot, soapy water, scrub and dry them, reattach foam pads, and re-install ink absorber. An ink absorber keeps dry ink and dust from floating around in your printer.
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  • Q: What are some Mac-compatible printers?

    A: PCMag reports the 10 best printers for Mac, including the Brother MFC-J470DW and Epson WorkForce WF-3640. As of 2015, most new printers function with both Windows and Mac platforms. Most printers ship with Mac OS X drivers or are available for download during printer installation.
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  • Q: How do you scan with a Brother MFC-7820N printer?

    A: To scan with a Brother MFC-7820N printer, navigate to the Brother website, download and install the Full Driver & Software Package, and open the Control Center application. Press the Scan button, select a scan option, place the document in the scanner, and press the Scan button again.
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  • Q: How do you print a frost-free faucet diagram?

    A: A frost-free faucet diagram can be found and printed from Family Handyman's website. Click on the diagram to enlarge it, and then print from the enlarged screen.
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  • Q: How do you manage items in the printing queue in Windows 8?

    A: Manage items in the printing queue in Windows 8 by using the built-in printing queue application. It can cancel and pause some or all of the items in the queue.
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  • Q: How do you make an inkjet print head cleaning solution?

    A: To make inkjet print head cleaning solution, combine filtered water, rubbing alcohol and liquid dish soap in a lidded jar. This 15-minute procedure requires water, a lidded jar, a coffee filter, a rubber band, paper towels, rubbing alcohol, liquid dish soap, measuring spoons and a microwave oven.
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  • Q: What is a photoconductor unit?

    A: A photoconductor unit is a component of a laser printer that includes a photosensitive print drum. Digitized data is sent via an electrostatic charge to the photoconductor or photosensitive drum, also called the PC kit, which then distributes the ink to the paper.
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  • Q: How do you refill a printer cartridge?

    A: Generally, refill a printer cartridge by removing the empty ink canister from the printer and following the refill instructions that come with the ink refill kit. Test whether the refill process is successful by printing a few sample pages.
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  • Q: How do you print giant numbers?

    A: Printing large format numbers requires accessing them at the right font and using a printer that can manage the paper size. Large font numbers that appear on normal-sized paper can often be found on websites such as PrinterProjects.com, which delivers all types of printable objects. However, for larger fonts exceeding that of a normal household printer, a specialist will need to be contacted.
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