Teletype mod 40 PSU
couryhouse at aol.com
Sat Sep 8 19:25:45 CDT 2018
but the materials of the belts deteriorate that hold them together I have been told by tty collectors... verify?
In a message dated 9/8/2018 3:33:53 PM US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk at classiccmp.org writes:
On 09/08/2018 12:57 PM, Ed Sharpe via cctalk wrote:
> alas most of the bands have desnigrated I understand... any working ones ? ed#
Dunno--I suppose if someone were dedicated enough, it wouldn't be
horribly difficult to fabricate a band, but I suspect that deep in some
dusty warehouse there are a ton of spares. WU used these printers quite
a bit. Probably easier to find than many old type trains.
The benefit, of course is that it printed fully-formed characters at 150
lpm--i.e. a true line printer, not a character printer masquerading as one.
I still have some technical documents that I did back in the day printed
with one of these.
I do recall that we wore the zeroes out more than the other characters,
but then, we printed a lot of dumps on the thing.
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