Model 12 <-> Okidata 600e

From: Fred Cisin <>
Date: Tue Oct 2 22:41:12 2001

On Tue, 2 Oct 2001, Robert Matthews wrote:
> I'm trying to help a friend of a friend interface an Okidata 600e printer
> with a Radio Shack Model 12 computer. Any idea if this is possible? He
> claims to have created an interface cable, but it doesn't work.

Radio Shack computers (except Coco) work with "Centronics" style parallel
printers. BUT, ... Radio Shack does NOT send LF; it expects the printer
to do an auto LF after CR.

The 12 can also work with a serial printer, IF you are willing to struggle
a little with hardware and software.

Grumpy Ol' Fred
Received on Tue Oct 02 2001 - 22:41:12 BST

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.0 : Fri Oct 10 2014 - 23:34:17 BST