[rescue] while on the subject of axis print servers...
nimitz at speakeasy.net
Tue Jun 3 22:11:42 CDT 2003
Oh - BTW.
Both Decwriter III's have had the heads replaced in the last two years.
On Tuesday, June 3, 2003, at 09:53 PM, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:
> Speaking of DECWriter III.... I have a good head, keyboard, and
> numeric keypad for a DECWriter III.
> I had picked up the printer and it had a bad head.... I finally obtained
> a good head, and within several pages of experimenting the power supply
> went *poof*.... then eventually I just had to dispose of it... I
> diced it up into bits (*sob* ... it was in great condition minus the
> I have the plastic bezel that the KB and numeric KB go into as well...
> with the "DECWriter III" label and the "cheat sheet" (escape codes or
> key sequences... can't recall what was on it) that is to the left of
> the keyboard.
> Best offers if anyone has any use for any of those parts...
> -- Curt
>> Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2003 21:23:09 -0500
>> Subject: Re: [rescue] while on the subject of axis print servers...
>> From: Mike Hebel <nimitz at speakeasy.net>
>> To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>> Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
>> On Tuesday, June 3, 2003, at 09:14 PM, Lionel Peterson wrote:
>>> --- phoetoid <phoetoid at pyrospheric.net> wrote:
>>>> when I send a print job to it, it turns the printer into a
>>>> machine gun of paper, and each page only has one or two
>>>> ASCII characters on it....any ideas why that might be?
>>> Dumb question - are you sending postscript to a non-postscript
>> That might do it. Although sometimes you just get a sheet of text with
>> the Postscript header at the top.
>>> Nice description, BTW... ;^)
>> And very familiar to people who've ever worked with Dec dot-matrix
>> printers. Decwriter III's shoot paper at an ungodly rate of speed for
>> their size. (0)
>> (0) BTW - I have two Decwriter III printers for local pickup only - zip
>> Too heavy to ship and welded frames so they can't be disassembled.
>> I also have three old Sparcprinters if somebody wants those. No cards
>> or cables though - they do power up and have cartridges in them.
>> local pickup only.
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> Curtis Wilbar
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