paper tape questions

From: Joe <>
Date: Wed Apr 2 16:39:00 2003

  I know that PT was available in both 7/8" and 1" widths. Probably others as well. AFIK 7/8" was used for 5 bit stuff and 1" was used for 8 bit.


At 04:10 PM 4/2/03 -0500, you wrote:
>I was wondering, is all blank papertape media interchangeable?
>I know that it can be made of paper or mylar,
>and that it comes fanfolded and on spools,
>but are there variations that would block interoperability,
>like varying widths?
>In particular, I'm wondering if any one can tell me if the
>tape offered up on ebay at
>will work in my friden flex-o-writer sps...
>(for that matter, if anyone here can help me find sps user and
>repair manuals, that'd be lovely... I'd like to know the pinouts on
>the i/o ports on the side, and I need to repair one of the carriage
>return straps...)
> --thanks in advance
> --akb
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