Paper feed

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

Function of a computer printer that enables it to automatically insert paper through it, allowing it to print. There are different methods of paper feeding. With dot matrix printers, paper is often feed through pins on a wheel that grab and slowly move paper through the printer. With some inkjet and other page printers, the paper is often fed through the printer with rollers that grab and move the paper through the printer.

Page printer, Printing terms, Sheet feeder