[vcf-midatlantic] Greenbar printout DONE!
chrisjpf33 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 28 20:03:22 UTC 2021
I have heard dot-matrix printers with moving heads also called line
On Sun, Feb 28, 2021 at 1:14 PM Andrew Diller via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> 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...
> I just recall work I did in undergrad at University of MD in early '90s
> and in the 'machine room' there was some sort of IBM line printer that
> seemed to spit the paper out at like 80mph, and was... loud.
> I recall having to get print outs from the pascal code there for some home
> work or something.
> Those type of line printers right?
> > On Feb 28, 2021, at 1:00 PM, Mike Loewen via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> > On Sun, 28 Feb 2021, Andrew Diller wrote:
> >> Also remind me to never get into a printer competition with Mike
> Loewen, those are some monster printers I saw on that page (for having at
> your house)...
> > They're not THAT big (except for the DG). :-) The only reason I have
> the HP printers is for period correctness for my HP 3000s. Those two also
> have HP-IB interfaces.
> > When I was doing HP 3000 maintenance in '86-'88, they sent me to
> Massachusetts for a class on the 2619A:
> > https://www.hpmuseum.net/display_item.php?hw=811
> > 1000lpm chain-train printer, big sucker. I only ever installed one
> after that.
> > Mike Loewen mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
> > Old Technology
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