Canon LPB-10 info sought.
Paul_Koning at Dell.com
Thu Feb 19 15:00:51 CST 2009
>>>>> "Tony" == Tony Duell <ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk> writes:
>> I am looking for info on this very early (1979) laserprinter. In
>> particular I need to know the electrical and software interface.
Tony> I have an idea that at least one version had a very low-level
Tony> interface. No internal formatter, there were signals on the
Tony> interface to turn the laser on/off, a return signal to indicate
Tony> when the beam was staring a scan across the drum, and so
Tony> on. Somewhat similar to the CX-VDO interface.
Tony> What is the connector on your printer. I think the low-level
Tony> interface used a 50 way Microribbon connector.
Not a laser printer but similar... I worked with a Versatec
electrostatic printer (100 dpi or so) in 1976. It used a simple
bitmap interface, you'd just feed it pixels one scan line at a time.
It was hooked up to a Cyber 73.
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