Overclocked TI Silent 703 at 1200 bauds?

William Sudbrink wh.sudbrink at verizon.net
Mon Nov 1 10:42:50 CDT 2021

Commodore Z (creator of the Cactus 6502 computer) seems to have a supply.  He has provided me with several rolls.

Bill Sudbrink

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From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of Curious Marc via cctalk
Sent: Monday, November 01, 2021 4:06 AM
To: Tony Duell <ard.p850ug1 at gmail.com>; General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
Subject: Re: Overclocked TI Silent 703 at 1200 bauds?

Yes, I have ruined a few printouts using the isopropanol method ;-) . On that subject, can anyone recommend a source for the thermal paper used in the Silent?

> On Oct 31, 2021, at 9:36 PM, Tony Duell via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 31, 2021 at 11:40 PM Fred Cisin via cctalk 
> <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
>> The THERMAL paper that I used for the Silent 700s was "white" and 
>> very slowly changing to yellow or brown.  Didn't hold up very well to 
>> heat and/or sunlight.
> Another thing that ruins thermal printouts is propan-2-ol (isopropyl 
> alcohol). It turn the paper black as if it has been heated.
> Since I normally have a can of said solvent on my bench for cleaning 
> disk drive heads, connectors, etc, I have to be careful if there's a 
> thermal printer about.
> -tony

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