LC8-P (M8365) PDP8 printer interface schematics
mattislind at gmail.com
Thu Jan 5 09:15:30 CST 2017
Is this the printset you are looking for?
Sorry for top-posting. I hope the links are ok. Posting from the phone...
onsdag 4 januari 2017 skrev Charles Dickman <chd at chdickman.com>:
> On Wed, Jan 4, 2017 at 7:08 AM, Christian Corti
> > On Tue, 3 Jan 2017, Ethan Dicks wrote:
> >> On Tue, Jan 3, 2017 at 8:04 PM, Charles Dickman <chd at chdickman.com
> >>> 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)
> Yes, I want to connected an OKIDATA Microline82A to the PDP8/e.
> Looking at the LA180 manual's description of the LC8-P interface, it
> is pretty close to Centronics. I expect it is more than just a cable,
> though, because there is also an OMNIBUS Centronics printer interface
> board (LS8-E). That schematic is on bitsavers.
> I also have an LE8-E (M841), but that only provides 7 data bits to the
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