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Operating System: Windows 2000, Windows Server, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 1.0.0 / 06 Nov 2006
The Datasouth Performax A600 is a type of dot matrix or commonly known as impact printing device. The device driver controls the back and forth, or up and down movement of the printer head in order to produce a printed representation of a digital information. It makes use of an ink soaked ribbon component that is striked by the printer head to transfer a series of dots on paper. The series of dots are arranged in such a way that they will form a complete image. These types of printers can be used to create both carbon and carbonless copies because of the pressure involved in producing images. The device driver controls the movement of the printer head in such a way that it allows the computer user to generate varying fonts and graphical images. Although the mechanism is similar to a conventional typewriter, it is more flexible and can be accommodated in virtually any type of computing environment.
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In a dot matrix printing device like the Datasouth Performax A600 every dot placed on the sheet of paper is produced using tiny metal rods known as pins or wires. These pins or wires are driven forward by small solenoids or electromagnets directly or with the use of small levers known as pawls. The device driver controls the communication layer interface that allows the host operating system environment and the active software application to send print requests to the supported hardware component. The installation of the correct device driver allows the computer user to specify different printing modes that will dictate the quality of the print out. Like Inkjet based printers the Datasouth Performax A600 and similar types of printing devices can implement print jobs using draft and normal modes. The computer user can also make use of a software base interface to configure the different printing attributes that can affect the print process at run time. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Datasouth Performax A600 errors before installing any driver updates.