On Sun, 6 May 2007, Jim Scheef wrote:
> I have the Tandy printer at my house in CT. It would not fit in either
> Herb's or Bryan's car. The two of you can negotiate off list. It is a
> Tandy DWP-230 and comes with a Xeroxed copy of a manual for a DWP-410
> which may be similar. The printer is in a box, but there is no packing
> material. Sold or not, if it's still here, I'll bring it to Info-Age
> when I come for VCF.
Actually, I already have a Xerox 1640 daisywheel printer, which uses
the same Diablo Hytype II engine as the DWP-230. Mine self tests okay,
and I just have to check out the serial interface (1200 baud, yuck).
> It didn't occur to me to reply to Mike's message because I think of a
> line printer as something connected to a big computer that prints a line
> at a time in one kerchunk and thus prints a 60-line page in less than a
Believe it or not, that's what I'm looking for. :-) Something on the
order of a small pedestal type Printronix or HP, what they call
The Xerox 1640 will probably work for what I want, but it's going to be
Mike Loewen mloewen@...
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