HP plotters

From: Eric Smith <eric_at_brouhaha.com>
Date: Fri Sep 3 12:37:03 1999

Joe wrote:
> That's what I thought but I've seen people do it. One of the classes at
> my unverisity used some kind of knife in a HP plotter to make strip lines
> on a PCB for microwave work. Apparently they had been doing it for a while
> and it worked successfully. I wasn't interested in it at the time so I
> didn't pay attention to what they were doing and I don't even know which
> plotter they used except that it was a large flat bed HP plotter.

As far as I know, the 9872 family (including the 7220 and 7221) were the
biggest and last flatbed plotters HP ever made.

Presumably for microwave work they didn't need to cut very large boards.
Received on Fri Sep 03 1999 - 12:37:03 BST

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