From: Ward Griffiths and/or Lisa Rogers <>
Date: Fri Jun 13 10:02:43 1997

On Thu, 12 Jun 1997, Jeff Kaneko wrote:

> Y' know, I seems to me that some of these 'sparky' dot matrix
> printers used aluminized "thermal" paper. I used to have a stack of
> old machine runs on such paper, and I remember certain cheesy
> cash-registers using the same kind of paper tape (about 1981 or so .

Yeah, that was the mechanism on the TRS-80 Quick Printer and Quick
Printer 2 and the Screen Printer. When I had the Quick Printer 2,
I always turned off the lights when I LLISTed.
Ward Griffiths
"America is at that awkward stage.  It's too late to work within 
the system, but too early to shoot the bastards." --Claire Wolfe
Received on Fri Jun 13 1997 - 10:02:43 BST

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