Selling Calcomp 565 plotter
mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Feb 8 14:43:28 CST 2010
On Feb 8, 2010, at 3:25 PM, Philipp Hachtmann wrote:
>> I have paper and a set of cables,
> That's good! Especially the paper!
>> and I know how to retrofit a ball-point pen assembly into this if
>> the solenoid assembly is intact.
> So please compare the second part of your statement (the words
> after "if") with the photograph on eBay: The solenoid assembly is
> missing completely.
Oops. I didn't actually look at the auction. The solenoid
assembly would be impossible to find and very difficult to fabricate.
>> Useless? I'll bet it still plots.
> If it plots, it's nice.
> But this unit also has some bumps on the drum. And no solenoid
> assembly. If there are bumps on the drum you'll probably run in
> trouble with the (nonexistant) solenoid. My experience.
I wonder how difficult it'd be to resurface the drum?
Port Charlotte, FL
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