Help request: Impact printer by the digital group

From: David Woyciesjes <>
Date: Thu Oct 23 07:59:16 2003

Bryan Blackburn wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am in the process of restoring a 96 column impact printer sold by the
> digital group around 1977. (See my progress at:
> The first question I have is about the print head: Does anyone have any
> idea what, if anything, is the proper lubricant for a print head? What
> little lubricant I found on the heads felt like it might be a silicone
> grease of some kind. I have no idea if this was original lubricant or
> not. Labels I have found on other printers warn against oiling the print
> head, stating that the heads are lifetime oiled at time of manufacture.
> Next, I wonder if anyone on the list might have any information on the
> printer itself, which appears to have been manufactured by Practical
> Automation Inc., of Shelton Conn., or on the digital group electronics.
> Any ideas?
> -Bryan

        Shelton? That's in my neck of the woods...

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