[vcf-midatlantic] Greenbar printout DONE!

Mike Loewen mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
Sun Feb 28 18:41:36 UTC 2021

On Sun, 28 Feb 2021, Andrew Diller wrote:

> Just to be clear- when you say they are line printers, that means that they 
> have pins across the entire width of the paper/platen - and can print an 
> entire line at a time, right? There is no moving print head...

    Correct. The LDM800 and the 2564B are line-matrix printers: they print an 
entire row of dots at a time. In the case of the 2564B, the corebar oscillates 
rapidly horizontally, across two character positions. There are 66 print 
hammers on the corebar.

Mike Loewen				mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
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