ASR33 print head

From: Russ Blakeman <>
Date: Fri Apr 19 10:35:09 2002

Here's something I found in the ClassicCmp archives, noting that there is a
person with a 3 volume set of manuals for the ASR33...
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A.R. Duell wrote:
> I collect _some_ printers - the ones I consider interesting, or fine
> examples of engineering. Amongst the ones I have are a couple oF ASR33's
> (great fun to strip down and rebuild, particularly if you don't have the
> service manual...), a few other Teleprinters (Creed 7E, Creed 444, Friden
> Flexowriter), a couple of Sanders (12/7 and 700) - these are very well
> built 7 pin dot matrix printers that use multiple passes of the printhead
> (up to 8 in some fonts) to get letter quality output, a Versatec V80
> (actually an ICL 6203, which has a GPIB interface), which uses an array of
> electrodes to build up a charge image on specially coated paper, and then
> pumps liquid toner over it, etc
Nice collection!  For what it is worth, I have the 3 volume set of
Teletype manuals on the ASR 33, and one other (can't remember the
model.)  If anyone needs the manual set, I think I know where another
one is.
=> -----Original Message-----
=> From:
=> []On Behalf Of chd
=> Sent: Friday, April 19, 2002 10:59 AM
=> To:
=> Subject: ASR33 print head
=> Is there a source for new(er) ASR33 print heads? Mine has many of the
=> characters worn/damaged.
=> -chuck
Received on Fri Apr 19 2002 - 10:35:09 BST

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