3M silentwriter model 1483?

From: Sam Ismail <dastar_at_ncal.verio.com>
Date: Wed Dec 2 23:45:55 1998

On Wed, 2 Dec 1998 cdrmool_at_interlog.com wrote:

> Anyone know the story behind this? Its a small keyboard connected to a
> small thermal paper printer. It has an old 70's style phone jack
> (at least the kind we used in Ontario Canada) coming out the back of the
> printer. My father who found it says he thinks its one of the early
> devices used by the deaf. I think it was probably just a simple
> terminal.

Does this have a light brown and white motif? Keys are brown? I have a
picture of this in a data processing book I just picked up that shows a
woman typing on it. She doesn't look blind. There's also an acoustically
coupled modem attached with a phone handset plug into it.

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