I found a 1985 vintage Daisy Wheel #printer recently. It's basically an electric typewriter (sans keyboard) with a serial port. I have no docs but it seems to have similar guts to an old Atari printer which has PDFs floating around. It's enough that I have sorted out how to print all characters, and tweak the vertical and horizontal pitch.
Here's a better image of the "graphics" output.
One of the cool things about Daisy Wheel printers was that you could change the wheel and get a different font. And unlike the competing dot-matrix printers of the day, you get "letter quality" type.
Daisy-Wheel printers are also loud! My studio suddenly has the ambience of a news bureau in an old political thriller from the 70s.
@praxeology this looks great
@praxeology this is amazing
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