[Coco] Okidata ML 172 on my coco
jlhickle at yahoo.com
Sat Aug 30 14:30:17 EDT 2008
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Chapter 3 describes graphic modes.
--- On Sat, 8/30/08, George Ramsower <georgeramsower at gmail.com> wrote:
> From: George Ramsower <georgeramsower at gmail.com>
> Subject: [Coco] Okidata ML 172 on my coco
> To: "CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts" <coco at maltedmedia.com>
> Date: Saturday, August 30, 2008, 2:15 PM
> Last night, went to the my.okidata site, signed in and
> gave them everything
> they need to know to spam me and send me junk mail. Once
> in, I discovered it
> isn't what I need.
> On Saturday 30 August 2008, Jim Hickle wrote:
> >--- On Sat, 8/30/08, George Ramsower
> >> I can't find the manual on this ML 172
> >According to Okidata:
> >If you are using the ML 172 the IBM Graphics printer
> driver should be used
> > with this printer. The ML 172 was manufactured in only
> the IBM compatable
> > version.
> As we all know, the driver will not work on a coco. The
> information I am
> looking for is the details on sending the escape codes to
> place it into the
> graphics modes and how they implement the printing of the
> I have had a few DMP printers over the years and, the
> owner's manuals back
> then had a section in the back of the book that explained
> how to control the
> printer all the way down to where to place a pixel/dot in
> >Go here:
> >Click on "Knowledge Base" for the user
> >(Clicking on "Manuals" just gives Material
> Safety Data Sheets for ribbons.
> Been there and saw that. Searching for a manual showed
> that it was not for
> sale, but gives links to where you can buy it.
> I don't think I'll have a problem with sticking a
> ribbon in my eye :) So
> the MSDS sheets aren't applicable.
> Hello! Gene,
> >>Oh! I want to make this thing work on my coco so
> much, I can taste it.
> >>a sweet taste that brings back memories of lines,
> circles and more.
> >Most of those did the IBM Proprinter graphics quite
> well George, so you
> >want to look that up and see if it works,
> Aren't those the built in semi-graphics? That
> wouldn't do, if it was
> I'll look that up and see if it is what I want
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