Hewlett Packard 2601A Printer

Glen Slick glen.slick at gmail.com
Wed May 29 13:33:16 CDT 2019

On Tue, May 28, 2019 at 9:58 PM MEBA via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> I have an old daisy wheel printer by Hewlett-Packard, their 2601A. We got
> this from an estate cleanout and I would like to sell it. It has been
> powered up and the power light comes on and the carriage moves to the
> starting position. It is a large, very heavy machine. I have it on ebay for
> $150 (https://www.ebay.com/itm/223533138720)  but that was just a shot in
> the dark. There is a better description and more pictures in the listing.
> Any reasonable offer considered. I have no way to ship this item from here
> but will drop it off at the ups store. The buyer will have to make their own
> arrangements for packing and shipping with ups.


The 2601A was a 40 character-per-second daisy wheel printer. It was a
wide-carriage printer that could also print on multipart forms. HP
OEM'd this printer from Diablo (model 630). The 2601A came standard
with an RS-232-C interface and did not offer an HP-IB option.

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