A new line of dot-matrix printers with a wide range of prices and features has been introduced by Star Micronics. These include the SG, SD, and SR series, which combine the Star standard and PC printer lines into one line that is switch-selectable for all personal computers. They are available in two widths (10-inch and 15-inch) and feature near letter quality printing. Prices range from $299 for the 120 characters per second (cps) SG-10 to $799 for the 200 cps SR-15.
Also new from Star are the STX-10, a thermal printer for $199, and the Powertype, a daisywheel printer for $499.
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Star Micronics' SG-10 is a $299 dot matrix printer with speeds of 120 characters per second (cps) in draft mode and 30 cps in near letter quality mode.