tape baking (Rob Jarratt)

Rob Jarratt robert.jarratt at ntlworld.com
Sun Jul 9 11:59:10 CDT 2017



> -----Original Message-----
> From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of Michael
> Thompson via cctalk
> Sent: 09 July 2017 15:41
> To: cctech <cctech at classiccmp.org>
> Subject: Re: tape baking (Rob Jarratt)
> 
> >
> > Date: Fri, 7 Jul 2017 21:19:03 +0100
> > From: "Rob Jarratt" <robert.jarratt at ntlworld.com>
> > Subject: RE: tape baking
> >
> > > I long to hear again the sound of the line printer that was attached
> > > to
> > the
> > > DECSYSTEM-20 I used to use. I think it was a drum printer but I
> > > don't
> > know
> > the
> > > model (I may have some materials around that mention the model, not
> > > sure where they are now though). I could never house one of these
> > > though, if
> > any
> > > still exist.
> > >
> >
> >
> > I looked it up, it was a DEC LP20H that they had. I'd love to hear one
> > of those running again. Do any still exist?
> >
> > Regards
> >
> > Rob
> >
> 
> A while ago the Living Computers: Museum + Labs borrowed my LP20
> controller so they could clone the boards for one of their PDP-10s. Since they
> went through that effort they must have a big line printer.
> 

I have been to LCM a number of times, but I live a *very* long way from there and I don't know when I am likely to go again. However, if I do, I will ask about any LP20s.

Regards

Rob



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