[vcf-midatlantic] Greenbar print
jakari at bithose.com
Sat Feb 27 14:33:28 UTC 2021
I was thinking the same - NLQ might be good enough, assuming the thing still works at all. An OfficeMax store-closing liquidation fated me a full case of greenbar.
> On Feb 27, 2021, at 9:19 AM, Dean Notarnicola <dnotarnicola at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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 to
>> > do of it too.
>> > Bill
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