[rescue] HP7550a plotter
mcguire at neurotica.com
Fri Oct 3 01:05:51 CDT 2003
On Thursday, October 2, 2003, at 07:02 PM, Geoffrey S. Mendelson wrote:
> I know, it's not much. but I just picked up an HP 7550a plotter.
> It was filthy, but expect for no pens, it was complete and works.
That's a pretty sweet plotter. I have one here that I use frequently.
> 1. Assuming I can't get pens for it (here in Israel), what can I use?
> I made a pen out of a BIC pen and a pen out of a pencil. I cut them
> size and wrapped them with electrical tape. They worked, but left
> nothing but faint scratches on the paper. :-(
Pens for those plotters should be readily available from pretty much
any supplier. A lot of plotters use those pens, many of which are
still in service. I bought new ones from an office supply store about
a year ago.
Dave McGuire "My tummy hurts now, but my soul
St. Petersburg, FL feels a little better." -Ed
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