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A review of the Southwest Technical Products Corp. 40-character dot matrix impact printer.
BYTE Mar 1977 (v.2#3) pg. 18

A guide to Baudot machines. Part 1. Description of available devices, with emphasis on Teletype brand models.
BYTE Apr 1977 (v.2#4) pg. 12

A printer program to operate the IBM Selectric printer from a 6800 microprocessor.
BYTE Jun 1977 (v.2#6) pg. 140

A guide to Baudot machines. Part 3. A test box to check the working condition of a teleprinter.
BYTE Jun 1977 (v.2#6) pg. 154

Assembly-language program interfaces the OSI 6522 parallel port to a Comprint 912 electrostatic printer.
BYTE Apr 1981 (v.6#4) pg. 310

Modify your "Paper Tiger" printer for different paper thickness. Cut a hole in the case to reach the paper thickness adjustment without removing the cover.
BYTE Mar 1982 (v.7#3) pg. 158

Epson MX-80 print-control program for the Apple II. Controls the print of an Epson MX-80 printer equipped with the Graftrax-80 option.
BYTE Mar 1982 (v.7#3) pg. 166

Program to output any of a number of Hershey characters as text. Written in Microsoft BASIC-80. Requires a modified DECwriter equipped with the Selanar Graphics II attachment.
BYTE Mar 1982 (v.7#3) pg. 172

Lowercase descender program for the Epson MX-70 printer attached to an Apple II computer.
BYTE Mar 1982 (v.7#3) pg. 248

An underline filter for matrix printers. How to use the half-line vertical spacing on many matrix printers to improve the appearance of an underline.
BYTE Mar 1982 (v.7#3) pg. 300

Printer test program to check Epson MX-80 printers for the ghosting problem.
BYTE Jul 1982 (v.7#7) pg. 432

Braille writing in Pascal. How to make a line printer write in braille. Includes the program to convert standard English into standard Form I braille.
BYTE Sep 1982 (v.7#9) pg. 250

A peek into the IBM PC. Expanding the printer character set. An assembly-language program enables an Epson printer to display all 256 characters used by the IBM Personal Computer.
BYTE Mar 1983 (v.8#3) pg. 331

Overcoming compatibility problems between the WORDSTAR word processing software and some printers.
BYTE Sep 1983 (v.8#9) pg. 411

The art of benchmarking printers. New tests of speed are needed for dot-matrix and daisywheel units.
BYTE Feb 1984 (v.9#2) pg. 193

How to update your EPSON MX-80 (or derivative) printers to output near letter quality characters.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Apr 1987 (v.4#4) pg. 44

Updating the Okidata ML92 printer to make it compatible with IBM PC's.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Jun 1987 (v.4#6) pg. 43

Profile of the Axiom EX-800 electrostatic printer. Includes software and patches for driving the printer from an Altair 680b microcomputer.

Report on the Centronics 779 printer based on use of the printer and study of related technical manuals.

Using five-level (Baudot) Teletype machines (Model 15 & 28) with a TRS-80 computer as inexpensive printers.

Uppercase/lowercase utility program for the TRS-80. Includes options for printer echo, upper case only, upper/lower case, and automatic line feed.
Correction KILOBAUD MICROCOMPUTING #44 Aug 1980 pg. 212

BASIC routine allows the TRS-80 "screen printer" option to be used with a non-Radio Shack printer (such as a Centronics Microprinter P1).

Questions and answers for beginners. Part 3. Printers and terminals.

Thoughts on the SWTP computer system. Part 15. A closer look at the 6809 and its Motorola BASIC, a discussion of multiprogramming, and two interrupt-driven printer programs.

Give character to your PET printer. How to create user-defined characters on the 2022 and 2023 printers. These printers use a 6x7 cell matrix to form characters.

A print utility for CP/M. Permits the simple entry of "PRINT FILENAME N" to produce N copies of the named file.
KILOBAUD MICROCOMPUTING #50 Feb 1981 (v.5#2) pg. 150

Tip: Use a paint roller tray as the paper catcher for the Paper Tiger 460 printer.
KILOBAUD MICROCOMPUTING #58 Oct 1981 (v.5#10) pg. 38

Cool down the Heath H-14 matrix printer. Fan-cooled base for the printer keeps the print head from overheating.
KILOBAUD MICROCOMPUTING #58 Oct 1981 (v.5#10) pg. 130

Design and print your own character font on a dot matrix printer. The program shown produces the "magnetic ink" style found on checks.
MICROCOMPUTING Jul 1982 (v.6#7) pg. 104

What you didn't know about the NEC Spinwriter. Learn how to generate matchless business graphics. Includes programs for the Commodore computer.
MICROCOMPUTING Oct 1982 (v.6#10) pg. 32

Do-it-yourself CP/M utilities. (1) MX-80 printer control for 80/132 characters per line. (2) Screen erase.
MICROCOMPUTING #76 Apr 1983 (v.7#4) pg. 96

Printer initialization routine for a PET/CBM program using a Commodore printer.
MICROCOMPUTING #78 Jun 1983 (v.7#6) pg. 27

Convert the Epson MX-80 printer into a powerful graphics printer by installing the Graftrax-80 chip. Includes a BASIC program to make high-resolution screen dumps to the printer.
MICROCOMPUTING #80 Aug 1983 (v.7#8) pg. 40

Tip: Use inexpensive adding machine tape in the Epson HX-20 printer. By "rolling your own" you will get rolls that cost $.07 each instead of $4.95 each.
MICROCOMPUTING #80 Aug 1983 (v.7#8) pg. 98

Simple repair and maintenance procedures to get the most out of your IBM Selectric typewriter.
MICROCOMPUTING #81 Sep 1983 (v.7#9) pg. 30

Program for formatting printed numeric output from the Atari 400 or 800 computer.
MICROCOMPUTING #82 Oct 1983 (v.7#10) pg. 112

Commodore-64 machine language utility to get a hard copy of the C-64 screen contents.
MICROCOMPUTING #86 Feb 1984 (v.8#2) pg. 32

How to control the Epson MX-80 printer with Pascal commands.
MICROCOMPUTING #87 Mar 1984 (v.8#3) pg. 42

A simple program that will let you dump your Kaypro screen to a printer anytime you want.
MICROCOMPUTING Oct 1984 (v.8#10) pg. 108

How to rejuvenate worn computer printer ribbons using WD-40.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Oct 1986 (v.3#10) pg. 53
Added Info MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Jan 1987 (v.4#1) pg. 79

Laptop computer enhancements. (1) Battery-powered fluorescent lamp provides adequate lighting for using liquid-crystal-display screens. (2) Printer stand features a pull-out shelf on which to set the laptop computer when printing. (3) Improving the tractor-feed mechanism on printers to eliminate jams when using "clean-perf" paper.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Jan 1987 (v.4#1) pg. 50

How to buy a microcomputer printer. A review of various types of machines.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Nov 1979 (v.16#5) pg. 63

Printer alarm circuit sounds an audible alarm whenever a computer printer shuts off due to any error.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Dec 1990 (v.7#12) pg. 23

Troubleshooting your computer printer. Looks at impact dot-matrix, wheel, thermal dot-matrix, ink-jet dot-matrix, power supplies, I/O, etc.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Dec 1990 (v.7#12) pg. 65

Wooden stand for a small printer lets paper feed from the bottom and refolds the paper after printing.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1987 (v.230#4) pg. 112

Printers for personal computers. How they work.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Mar 1979 (v.50#3) pg. 53

Upgrade your budget printer. A look at installing some of the upgrade kits currently available for the Epson MX-80 and Smith-Corona TP-1 (or TP-2) printers.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS May 1984 (v.55#5) pg. 12 (ComputerDigest)

Retrofitting printers. Tips on upgrading the various Epson MX, FX and RX printers, the IBM Graphic Printer, and others by installing a replacement ROM.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Aug 1986 (v.57#8) pg. 6 (ComputerDigest)

Okidata upgrade. How to upgrade the Okidata ML82 printer.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Oct 1986 (v.57#10) pg. 12 (ComputerDigest)