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

Fred Cisin cisin at xenosoft.com
Tue Oct 13 14:34:43 CDT 2015

>>>> I had a little Comprint printer in the 1970s/1980s that used something
> sort of like this.  The paper was aluminum coated, thus conductive.  The

On Tue, 13 Oct 2015, tony duell wrote:
That is how the Sinclair ZX printer works and also things like the Axiom
EX820. Spark (about 80-100V IIRC) to aluminium-coated paper.

Even Radio Shack had one of those!  But not for long.  Crumpling the paper 
could lose the image.  ANd THERMAL printers couldn't handle leaving a 
printout in the sun.

> The VT52 printer is not like that. The raw paper looks like paper 
> (slightly yellow, but that might just be age), it is not metal-coated.

So, NOT the same.

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