Mystery print drum

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Sun Aug 1 23:40:31 CDT 2010


On 1 Aug 2010 at 23:39, Mike Loewen wrote:

> On Sun, 1 Aug 2010, Mike Loewen wrote:
> 
> >   I have an unidentified drum from a line printer, 120 columns and
> >   64 
> > characters.  The characters are the same on each horizontal line,
> > and the drum is one solid piece.  Can anyone hazard a guess as to
> > which printer this might fit?  There are no part numbers on it.
> 
>     Oops, that should be 160 columns, not 120.

Univac and CDC both had drum printers in the 60s/70s with 6-bit 
character sets.

--Chuck




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