NEC Spinwriter thimble

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Sat Aug 9 23:38:54 CDT 2008

On 9 Aug 2008 at 20:23, M H Stein wrote:

> One of the fingers is a little shorter than the rest, but it
> doesn't look broken (and the LC char is blank, unlike the
> rest); is this a normal index key, or is it in fact broken? 

Hmmm.  On a standard 64 "finger" Spinwriter thimble, a cluster of 
five of the fingers is shortened to only a single character height, 
which allows the operator to see what's been printed.  That's on the 
3500--I don't know about later models.  


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