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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Q: What are some highly rated compact portable printers for laptops?

    A: Some highly rated compact portable printers include the Canon iP2820 and the Epson WorkForce WF-100. These printers receive average reviewer ratings of at least four out of five possible stars at Amazon.com and Staples.com as of November 2015.
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  • Q: How do you set up the Canon MX410?

    A: Setting up a Canon MX410 printer requires loading the machine with paper and ink cartridges and connecting the printer to a PC or Wi-Fi network. Run the setup CD-ROM to complete the process.
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  • Q: What are some good printers for iPads?

    A: The HP Officejet Pro X551dw, HP Officejet Pro X576dw MFP and Brother MFC-J6920DW are good printers for iPads, according to PC Magazine. Other highly rated options include the Canon ImageClass MF6160dw and the Canon Pixma iP8720.
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  • What is Epsom salt composed of?

    Q: What is Epsom salt composed of?

    A: Epsom salt breaks down into the simple ingredients of magnesium and sulfate. The compound mixture of magnesium sulfate forms a pure saline solution, also called salt. Epsom salt, like many salts, serves versatile purposes; the National Institutes of Health, or NIH, recognizes its value as a food item, laxative and solution for healing cuts and wounds.
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  • Q: What do reviews say about Kodak all-in-one printers?

    A: Though some models are well received, the reviews for Kodak all-in-one printers on Amazon.com tend to be negative. Some people complain about unstable software and faulty hardware while others praise their ease of use.
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  • Q: Can you make your own person using a 3D printer?

    A: It is impossible to print a human using a 3D printer, as of April 2015. However, 3D printers are capable of producing models of humans using files created with 3D modelling software and materials such as plastic and metal.
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  • Q: Are black and white printers cheaper to use than color ones?

    A: Black and white printers are cheaper to buy and use than color printers because black and white printers require one ink or toner cartridge, while color printers typically require four cartridges: cyan, magenta, yellow and black. A new color printer may cost twice as much as a monochrome printer.
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  • Q: What is hagaki paper?

    A: Hagaki paper is a postcard-sized paper that is 4 inches by 4 inches and is slightly thicker and heavier than standard printer or photo paper. It is also used to refer to a print size when producing pictures. It can also be referred to as the Japanese postcard size, but printers equipped with this option are sized to 3.94 inches by 5.83 inches.
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  • Q: How can you print heart shaped templates?

    A: To print a heart-shaped template, in addition to a computer connected to a printer, software or a website containing a heart template is needed. The template can be large, medium or small.
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  • What is the top-rated Lexmark printer?

    Q: What is the top-rated Lexmark printer?

    A: As of 2015, the top-rated Lexmark printer according to Amazon.com user reviews is the Lexmark CS310n Color Laser Printers Color Photo Printer. The printer is rated five out of five possible stars.
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  • How do you scan and save a document?

    Q: How do you scan and save a document?

    A: To scan and save a document, open Windows Fax and Scan, Image Capture or another scanning program, and click the option to scan. Users can then select scanning options, preview the scan and save the scan to a folder on the computer.
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  • What causes a printer to not work?

    Q: What causes a printer to not work?

    A: A printer may not work due to several factors, including improper connection of cables, lack of printing paper, lack of ink and malfunction of the printer's driver. Windows users may encounter printing problems when the print spooler service gets stuck.
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  • Q: What are some brands of small portable printers?

    A: The Hewlett Packard Officejet Mobile, Canon PIXMA, Epson Workforce and Canon MG are some brands of small portable printers, as of 2015. The Canon iP and Canon Selphy are low cost and highly portable but do not have the advanced functionality of the other printers.
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  • Q: What are some common Brother printer repairs?

    A: A common Brother printer repair is fixing a malfunctioning fuser unit by turning off the printer for five minutes. The printer must then be turned on and left running for 10 minutes to recover. The fuser unit is the hot part of the printer that bonds the print onto the paper. If the same issue continues, the fuser unit might need to be replaced. Another common repair is turning the printer off and back on to fix a malfunctioning fan.
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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: What are some features of a Canon PIXMA MP250 printer?

    A: Some features of a Canon PIXMA MP250 printer include high resolution color, high performance ink cartridges and a seven-segment LED. The MP250 also features QuickStart, Dual Color Gamut technology and USB 2.0 Hi-Speed connectivity.
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  • Q: What were some highly-rated wireless Apple printers in 2014?

    A: Apple does not manufacture its own wireless printers, but the HP Officejet Pro X551dw and the Brother MFC-J6920 are compatible with Apple’s AirPrint wireless printing utility. Both were highly rated by PCMag in 2014.
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