Re: [PPLetterpress] Fairchild Scan-a-Graver
- For the capacitors try :
Both have printed catalogs.
--- HaikuBooks@... wrote:
> Thanks everyone for the help with the adhesive tape.=====
> I have another question.
> I bought the following to restore more as a challenge and was
> if anyone has used one. It is a Fairchild Scan-a-Graver made by
> Graphic Equipment in Plainview, NY. It has not been made for a
> long time
> and Fairchild no longer exists. It was used by newspapers to make
> engraved halftone plastic plates. You put the image around one
> side of a
> drum scanner and wrapped the plastic plate around the other
> cylinder an
> then engaged the burner. It uses vacuum tubes and canister
> I was told it ran 10 years ago before it was stored in a barn. I
> trying to track down the schematics from the patent office and am
> a real ordeal tracking down replacement tubes and capacitors. By
> at the mechanics of the thing I have a guess as to how it ran but
> love to hear from someone who has actually used one.
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Yours is the road that winds lonely and far,
Strange are the shadows that round you come creeping,
Still through the clouds is the glint of a star!
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