3577Re: [midatlanticretro] OTish: Selectric typewriter available
- Jun 14, 2006Hey everyone. I probably have a few items I could contribute, but I don't
really have a way of getting the stuff to the museum. Anyone got wheels to
come pick up stuff and bring to NJ?
On Wed, 14 Jun 2006, Jim Scheef wrote:
> I agree it would be a nice addition sitting next to the keypunch. Can you
> bring it to InfoAge?
> --- BOYD BORRILL <b.r.borrill@...> wrote:
>> Kelly, If you unload that one I have another. However, Mine already has the
>> modifications and controller/translator box to connect it to a parallel
>> port, and it still functions as a wide crriage, correcting Selectric. Sold
>> A BUNCH OF THEM BACK WHEN IT WAS A MATRIX PRINTR, DAISY-WHELL PRINTER, THIS
>> OR NOTHING. PRINTS 15 CHARACTERS PER SECOND AND USES A STANDARD OFFICE
>> STYLE PRINT THINBLE. tHE INTERFACE BOX TRNSLATES FROM ASCII TO STANDARD
>> SELECTRIC TILT-ROTATE CODES, AND DRIVES THE SOLINOIDS THAT MAAKE THE
>> TILT-ROTATE MECHANISM TO DO THERE THING, PLUS THE SOLINOIDS FOR THE VARIOUS
>> FUNCTION KEYS LIKE "INDEX", "TAB", "CR/LF, ETC.
>> It was given to me by the widow of the guy I sold it to for use with a
>> SOL-20 and an Apple IIE with which he wrote technical books and manuals. He
>> didn't use it much and a friend of mine that services typewriters for a
>> living told me that it has no more than a few thousnd characters of use on
>> it. Anyone tha wants it can have it for the shipping cost and packaging.
>> I'd estimate about $100.00 via FEDEX/KINKO's.
>> Evan note: It would look great in the museum exhibits.:>)
>> Kelly Leavitt <kelly@...> wrote:
>> Anyone want one of these lovely beasts? The big, heavy brown
>> units. Weighs a ton. Free if you come get it. There were conversion kits
>> for turning them into printers going back quite a few years.
>> Pioneer Purveyor of Personal Processing Power
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