Unlike the serial-only Personal LaserWriter 300 introduced earlier in 1993, the Personal LaserWriter 320 was an affordable laser printer with LocalTalk support.
Earlier in 1993, Apple had introduced its low-end LaserWriter Select line, which seemed like a replacement for the Personal LaserWriter family – but here was the Personal LaserWriter 300, another low cost 4-page-per-minute serial-only QuickDraw printer similar to the Personal LaserWriter LS. Color me confused by two competing product lines!
The Personal LaserWriter NTR was a networkable 4-page-per-minute Postscript laser printer designed to work with PCs (via parallel port) as well as Macs. It was the first LaserWriter to use an AMD CPU instead of a Motorola 68000 or 68030.
The Personal LaserWriter LS was a low cost 4-page-per-minute QuickDraw printer similar to the Personal LaserWriter SC, but it connected to Apple’s serial port instead of usings SCSI and retailed for $700 less. It is not networkable and does not have Postscript. As a QuickDraw printer, it depends on the host computer to render the […]
The Personal LaserWriter SC was a lower speed, lower cost replacement for the LaserWriter IISC. Like the IISC, it connects to a single Mac using SCSI. It is not networkable and does not have Postscript. It is a QuickDraw printer that depends on the host computer to render the page before sending it to the […]
The Personal LaserWriter NT was a networkable 4-page-per-minute Postscript laser printer designed as a lower cost alternative to the LaserWriter IINT.