[vcf-midatlantic] Greenbar print

Jameel Akari jakari at bithose.com
Sat Feb 27 14:14:08 UTC 2021

I will dust off my Proprinter XL and work on it too if the details include “dot-matrix is ok.”

From the context I’m guessing they’re really looking for that band/chain printer look that a 1980s DMP doesn’t have. 

Jameel Akari 

> On Feb 26, 2021, at 11:28 PM, Bill Degnan via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> Can you please send technical details of the printout?  Ascii file?
> Characters per line?  Is the printout file ready and all they need is a
> print or does thenoutput need to be formatted first?
> I recall you said it was roughly a hundred or so total pages?
> Maybe someone near the museum can look for the two DECwriter III's that
> might still be around the warehouse, or some other wide carriage printer
> there.  If you put a new ribbon on one of those and attach to an old pc
> running word perfect paginated to 132 character lines you could at least
> try to print this at infoage.  I bet there is some green bar in the
> warehouse
> When the file and details are available I would be happy to at least try to
> do of it too.
> Bill

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