the non-existence of printer collectors was Re: A sign of the times

Allison ajp166 at bellatlantic.net
Sat Jan 26 07:40:10 CST 2008


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>Subject: Re: the non-existence of printer collectors was Re: A sign of the times
>   From: Jim Leonard <trixter at oldskool.org>
>   Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2008 22:41:35 -0600
>     To: General at mail.mobygames.com, "Discussion at mail.mobygames.com":On-Topic and
> Off-Topic Posts	<cctalk at classiccmp.org>
>
>Cameron Kaiser wrote:
>> I do keep an Apple LaserWriter around, but mostly because anything can
>> talk to it, and HP LaserJet supplies are easy to find.
>
>I second the part about LaserWriter.  The only printers I accept in the 
>house are Postscript because anything can talk to them.

Me I have a HP 4L, Epson LQ5000 for the parallel interface printers
that speak basic ASCII as well as other protocals.  I may have
a MX80 as well.

For the serial interface printing camp a pair of LA100RO.  

Not all of my systems speak postscript, they all speak ASCII.

Allison




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