IBM Selectric used as printer on Apple ][+

From: D. Peschel <>
Date: Sun May 17 22:33:42 1998

> 3) A few years bak I rescued some bits of lab equipment (including a
> rackmount punch/reader that used the same mechanics as a flexowriter..).
> Amongst the bits was a numeric-only printer made by 'Victor Comptometer'.
> It was one of their adding machines with solenoids in place of the keys,
> amazingly. Never seen anything else like it.

Could it add (i.e., accumulate a total)?

That would be kind of neat to have on a printer, though it might make printing
spreadsheets rather interesting. :)

-- Derek
Received on Sun May 17 1998 - 22:33:42 BST

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