Epson MX-80 Technical Manual?
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Sat Nov 5 23:12:01 CDT 2016
Kevin - - remember HP did this...
using the MX-80 also...
(data from hpmuseum.com)
Name: 82905 Product Number: 82905 Introduced: 1981 Division:
_Corvallis_ (http://hpmuseum.net/divisions.php?did=18) Ad: _Click to see with
(http://hpmuseum.net/upload_htmlFile/PrintAds/Ad1982_May_HP-87_Spectrum-32.jpg) Original Price: $945 Catalog Reference: 1982, page 655 Donated
by: Russell Warmington, HP Australia.
The 82905A was a low-end, narrow-carriadge dot matrix printer made by
Epson. HP obtained this printer primarily for use with the _80 Series_
(http://hpmuseum.net/exhibit.php?class=1&cat=9) computers. The 82905A had a print
speed of 80 characters per second. The dot character cell was 9 x 9 and
graphics printing resolution was possible up to 72 x 120 dots per inch. The
82905B, introduced in 1982 (at $795) offered an optional HP-IL interface.
The 82905A was OEM'ed from Epson by the Corvallis Division. The product
was transferred to the Vancouver Division in 1982.
and then with the FX 80!
Name: 82906 Product Number: 82906 Introduced: 1983 Division: _Personal
Computer Division_ (http://www.hpmuseum.net/divisions.php?did=18) Original
Price: $995 Catalog Reference: 1984, page 594
The 82906A, like the _82905A_
(http://hpmuseum.net/display_item.php?hw=321) was also OEM'd from Epson (model FX-80) by HP. It was faster (160
characters per second), with a higher resolution dot cell matrix (9 x 11).
Maximum resolution in graphics printing was 72 dots per inch.
In a message dated 11/5/2016 8:57:56 A.M. US Mountain Standard Time,
kevenm at reeltapetransfer.com writes:
I tried this link this morning (from Utah US) and got the manual.
So the link must have gotten fixed.
I've placed here just in case:
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Subject: Re: Epson MX-80 Technical Manual?
On 05/11/2016, at 4:29 AM, Eric Smith <spacewar at gmail.com> wrote:
> Does anyone have a scan of the MX-80 Dot Matrix Printer Technical
> It's apparently intended to be available here:
> but I was unable to actually download it.
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