[rescue] Sun NP20 stuff

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. rescue at hawkmountain.net
Sun Nov 30 12:29:04 CST 2008

der Mouse wrote:
>> The difference between the two (other than PPM/etc) was that the
>> NEWSprinter used a high speed parallel interface to the printer.
> What did the SPARCprinter use, then?  That's what it looked like to me,
> but I didn't look closely at the interface between the lpvi and the
> printer itself.

I believe it used 'standard' parallel... i.e. like a PC... but
I'm getting a bit foggy on it.

The NEWSprinter20 used a special SBUS card... and as
it was explained to me it was a specific high speed parallel
port... might have even been 16 bits wide... don't know

-- Curt

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