LC8-P (M8365) PDP8 printer interface schematics

Christian Corti cc at
Wed Jan 4 06:08:55 CST 2017

On Tue, 3 Jan 2017, Ethan Dicks wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 3, 2017 at 8:04 PM, Charles Dickman <chd at> wrote:
>> I am looking for schematics or any documentation for the LA180
>> interface for the PDP8/e. A scan would be great. I want to see if I
>> can use it to interface to a Centronics interface printer.
> I don't have the schematics (I do have an LC8-P somewhere), but I
> remember back in the day, people wanted to go the other way - feed a
> PC printer w/Centronics interface from a DEC interface.

It's not the other way, it's the same way ;-) (attatching a Centronics/PC 
printer to a DEC interface)


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