[vcf-midatlantic] Greenbar print
dnotarnicola at gmail.com
Sat Feb 27 14:19:35 UTC 2021
I was guessing that they would want wide carriage and impact printing,
depending on the time period. I got my proprinter xl out of mothballs as
well (the NLQ mode may be sufficient) , but the bigger challenge is finding
greenbar on short notice.
On Sat, Feb 27, 2021 at 9:14 AM Jameel Akari via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> 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
> > do of it too.
> > Bill
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