Personal LaserWriter NTR

Introduced: March 1992
Terminated: September 1993


The first of the Personal LaserWriter line to come with a processor, the Personal LaserWriter NTR had an AMD 29005 processor that could run at speeds of up to 16MHz.  It had 2MB of ROM and 4MB of RAM.  It also had version two of the PostScript interpreter and PCL 4+.  Communication with a network could be through LocalTalk, Serial or Parallel ports. 

The Personal LaserWriter NTR could print up to four pages per minute with a DPI of 300. 


The Personal LaserWriter NTR offered significant upgrades from earlier models in the Personal LaserWriter line.  The addition of a processor and the PostScript interpreter and expanded networking capabilities brought new features to the home users.


Type: Electrophotography
Processor: AMD 29005
Processor Speed: 16 MHz
Language: PostScript Level 2, PCL 4+
Colors: 1
Connection: LocalTalk, Serial, Parallel
Pages Per Minute: 4
DPI: 300
Cartridge: M0089LL/A
Power: 600 W
Weight and Dimensions (US): 32 lbs., 8” H x 15” W x 18.3” D
Weight and Dimensions (Metric): 14.5 kg, 20.3 cm H x 38.1 cm W x 46.5 cm D
ROM Size: 2 MB
Maximum RAM: 4 MB
Type of RAM Slots: 1, 72-pin SIMM
Minimum RAM Speed: 80 ns


The Personal LaserWriter NTR was introduced in March of 1992 and discontinued in September 1993.



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