The ATARI 1020 Color Printer is a free-standing, 40-column, 4-color printer that averages 12 characters per second and provides graphics and ATASCII character printout. It is a hard copy output peripheral intended for use under the control of the ATARI 400, 800 or 1200 XL computer. It connects directly to the SIO peripheral port of the computer (no interface is required). The printer mechanism is an X-Y plotter which uses ballpoint pens as its writing instruments. All firmware is - resident in the printer and executed by an on-board microprocessor which controls the functions of the printer.
Atari, Inc. 🇺🇸 1983