VT52s, VT61s lots of DEC and DG keyboards- return trip through Maine, MA, NY, PA, OH, IN to IL

Rod Smallwood rodsmallwood52 at btinternet.com
Tue Oct 13 03:15:05 CDT 2015

Its called a Hellschreiber http:// 

Regards Rod

On 13/10/2015 06:20, Nigel Williams wrote:
> Thanks Jos, Tony and Rod - you've neatly highlighted why I found the
> screen printer so curious and fascinating, an oddball feature in the
> terminal world and seemingly a simple mechanism to render the screen.
> If anyone with access to one has the interest and time I'd appreciate
> pictures and any additional detail of how it works; if you can make
> one print, pictures of what it can produce would be great too.
> It has always struck me that VT52 screen printer has never been fully
> described or experienced, and I don't know of any other display
> devices that had it built-in (I'm ignoring later devices like the Sony
> screen-printers that rendered to thermal paper etc.)
> Some years ago I expended some effort and scoured the internet for a
> picture of the output and I vaguely recall I found a single image, but
> it appears I filed it too well and now can't find it.

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