Daisywhell typewriter emulating a TTY
dave.g4ugm at gmail.com
Wed Apr 10 03:56:49 CDT 2019
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> Subject: Daisywhell typewriter emulating a TTY
> I would like to emulate a TTY, using a daisywheel typewriter.
> One immediately think : " Find an IBM Selectric, a Friden flexowriter or a
> But NO, I want something less complex, mechanical wise.
> That's why I want to investigate on daisywheel typewriters.
> I am aware of IBM Actionwriter and Triumph/Adler/Royal Gabriele 9009 that
> can be used as a printer with a dedicated interface BUT that is one way
> Printer only !
> From my investigation, **** so far ***, KEYBOARD does not send ( upload ?
> ) any signals.
> ( or a special command code is required ?? )
> Any suggestion for "others" daisywhell typewriters that could do OR
> someone already went this way ?
> OR any documentation ( even user's manual ) on the dedicated interface :
> ( IF 600 Computer Interface for Triumph/Adler/Royal Gabriele 9009 ) (
> ???name??? for IBM Actionwriter )
Try googling IBM Wheelwriter. Certainly these have been used as printers.
For a key board get a model M and an Arduino....
.. or even a DEC LK401 as that's already a serial keyboard...
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