Color laser printers use a four step printing process and are often used for printing high volumes as well as color documents and photos. This rendering shows a printer and the colors cyan, magenta, and yellow that are used in a color laser printer.
Color printers come in several varieties, depending on how they deposit ink on to the paper. Inkjet printers and laser printers are more commonly used than solid ink printers. This photo shows an inkjet printer that uses six color ink cartridges.