Calcomp 1039 plotter docs?
elson at pico-systems.com
Mon Sep 21 10:47:27 CDT 2015
On 09/21/2015 01:45 AM, Erik Baigar wrote:
> Hi All,
> the 1039 is an interesting plotter I have got a 1038/1039 as well: There are two
> PCBs inside - one is for the low level functions (essentally driving the servos
> drawing lines using TTL implemented Bresenham) the second one contains the
> computer (68xx based) which is handling the communication.
Hmm, that sounds like my 1076C. One board had a 68000 that
ran the plotter servos, the other was the "plot manager"
that had a big RAM buffer and sorted the plot vectors for
optimum speed. I think it mostly communicated with the host
computer and plotter main board by serial. Both boards had
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