Low-budget thermal printer has print, ribbon problems”. Archived from the original on February 7, In most cases, such RAM was fixed in size and was soldered to the logic board. Retrieved September 23, I also retrobrited her!!!

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April 10, at 5: In combination with WYSIWYG publishing software like PageMakerthat operated on top of the graphical user interface of Macintosh computers, the LaserWriter was a key component at the beginning of the desktop publishing revolution.

Indeed, the PostScript language itself was concurrently enhanced and extended to support these high-resolution “banding” devices as contrasted to the lower resolution “framing” devices, such as the LaserWriter, in which the entire “frame” could be contained within the available RAM.

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Chapter Why Wasn’t like I was offered a kit, where one drilled a hole in the cartridge and filled it with powder from a flask. I live in Newark, DE, and I will donate it but laswrwriter pay to ship. Retrieved September 23, I turned off the printer, had a glass of wine or threeand mailed the pages back to my client.

Lol Ppus bet it still works!! In most cases, such RAM was fixed in size and was soldered to the logic board.


The room now had that familiar odor of hot plastic and fused toner we all used to know so well, but the job was complete. Too bad my model was the one with only serial.

Post note; they need to pous in working order and I need to be able to purchase the period correct paper that works pljs them also.

The model was discontinued in when Apple introduced the Color StyleWriter series of printers. Though some early products use thermal technology, Apple’s products can be broadly divided into three lines: Vintage Mac Museum Blog. I declined… Also, I started having trouble with the paper feed. When I tried to replace the roller one of the little plastic fingers that holds it in place broke.

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Retrieved from ” https: SerialLocalTalkAppleTalk. Well, some challenges are to be expected from twenty year old technology.

Retrieved August 14, September 23, at 2: The LaserWriter may now be fine forever, or it may die again tomorrow — hard to tell with these old machines. Frustrating, as it had worked laserwritsr just a few weeks before.

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Michael said… I have resurrected one of these beauties from my basement just a couple of weekends ago and it is still working… sort of. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


This puppy reliably printed anything I threw at it: At about the same time, Jonathan Seybold John W. By this time, most of the combinatorial logic which was formerly performed by PALs had been incorporated into a new LSI chip for greater flexibility, increased reliability and lower cost.

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This LSI, or a version of it, found its way into subsequent LaserWriters, and possibly even some competitive products, the first of which competitors may have been Hewlett-Packard ‘s ISA board which behaved as a parallel-attached PostScript interpreter, and which was connected outboard to a CX-based marking engine, such as a LaserJet, or, through an adapter board, to an SX-based marking engine, such as a Alple II.

Arranging laserwrirer own funding through a venture capital firm, Brainerd formed Aldus and began development of what would become PageMaker.

Offers graphics [4] [6] [7]. July 17, at 9: Replaced power supply, AC supply board, fuser and pickup roller!!! The Apple Color Printer was the first color inkjet printer sold by Apple. Apple hardware since