[Coco] TRP-100 Thermal Printer
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Thu Jan 8 21:51:39 EST 2009
I've just been using plain old thermal fax paper with mine - 99 cents for three rolls at a local junk store - of couse the ribbon would probably let me use plain paper...
From: Shain Klammer <sklammer at gmail.com>
To: CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts <coco at maltedmedia.com>
Sent: Tuesday, January 6, 2009 12:22:55 PM
Subject: Re: [Coco] TRP-100 Thermal Printer
Suggestion (may be more work than it is worth), pickup one of the ribbon
reels used in thermal fax machines and cut a strip to wind into an existing
2009/1/6 Rogelio Perea <os9dude at gmail.com>
> Found the User Manual at http://www.classiccmp.org/cini/systems.htm -
> Shack's support website had nothing on teh TRP-100 nor the ribbon
> The User Manual does not provide any reference onto the make of either the
> printer or the ribbon cart.
> Will try to snoop out some lead from the hardware itself this evening.
> -=[ Rogelio ]=-
> On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 2:07 PM, Neil Morrison <neilsmorr at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Yes. All of the refills, both the cartridge and the refill rolls, say
> > in Japan. No other hints as to maker however. Have you looked for a
> > manual?
> > Neil
> > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Rogelio Perea" <os9dude at gmail.com>
> > Been searching the web for replacement ribbon cartridges for this
> >> While it prints on thermal paper with no problems., I'd like to try it
> >> with
> >> thee ribbon cart on plain paper.
> >> Haven't found any cross reference as to who actually made the printer
> >> engine
> >> that Radio Shack used for the TRP-100 (will try prying inside the
> >> this evening), sometimes that would yield better results at getting an
> >> part than trying under the RS banner (or their catalog number for that
> >> matter).
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