UC Santa Barbara
Printers and Scanners
William Harrel is a former Lifewire writer who specialized in printers and scanners. Harrel has been writing about computer technology topics for over 30 years. He has authored or coauthored over 20 books, several of which cover desktop publishing, where he included information on getting the best results from laser printers, high-end prepress imaging equipment, and typesetting machines.
Harrel stresses that to understand printer and scanner technologies you also have to understand how the devices that interface with them work.
William Harrel studied writing, English journalism at Ventura College and UC Santa Barbara.
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Printers & Scanners