Epson MX-80 Technical Manual?

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Wed Nov 9 23:31:19 CST 2016

On 11/09/2016 09:19 PM, Tony Duell wrote:

> Other intefaces used the Centronics interface in a more conventional 
> way. There was an RS232 board with its own microcontroller and buffer
> RAM that didn't use the bit-banging functions of the printer 
> microcontroller. There was an IEEE-488 interface from Epsom (it was a
> load of TTL from what I recall). And HP made an HPIL interface board
> to go there (microcontroller and 1LB3 chip).

Was a Dataproducts interface ever offered for the MX-80? Back in the
day, it was almost as popular as Centronics on mid-sized systems.

Now, of course, few people remember it.


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