Re: Commodore Typewriter

Re: Commodore Typewriter

From: Rhialto <>
Date: Sun, 12 Apr 2009 13:10:16 +0200
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On Sat 11 Apr 2009 at 06:04:30 +0000, William Levak wrote:
> It has two features the I have not seen on any other typewriter:  1) The  
> platen lifts out and the paper rollers underneath it also lift out along  
> with the metal paper guide under the platen.

I'm not perfectly up to date on typewriter jargon (english *or* dutch)
but that sounds like the mechanism that you roll the paper through and
that moves right to left with it. I have a big typewriter at my parents'
place where you can also remove that thing. It is very wide, you can fit
an A3 paper in (A4 on its side) and possibly even a typing stencil on
its side (which is even wider). My theory was always that it was an
extra wide model and therefore optional, hence the removability. It also
has some 6 tabulator keys (maybe even more? I'm not sure), for lining up
numbers 1, 10, 100, 1.000, 10.000, 100.000 and 1.000.000 and they do
take the 1000s separator space into account.

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