Re: [LAU] OT: printers

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Date: Friday, September 16, 2011 - 3:03 am

On 9/15/11, Luke Peterson wrote:

Someone I knew years back had upgraded their printer & gave me an HP
LazerJet 5L. Handy when I need a print out (which isn't often - never
had to replace the cartridge.)

But for sound, the dot matrix is in the pocket. [the user] created
Symphony #2 for Dot Matrix Printers near the end of the last century .
Just revisited after not hearing it for a long time - still sounds
excellent. Originally I think, 14 or so different dot matrix printers
were used, connected to an assortment of old computers all routed to a
file server.

You can get a feel from this (c. 13MB):
http://www.theuser.org/dotmatrix/zqt/symphony.qt

Googling, it seems they dusted things off & performed again last year:
http://www.pcworld.com/article/197520/dot_matrix_printers_make_music_at_...

-s
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[LAU] OT: printers, Ken Restivo, (Thu Sep 15, 1:35 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: printers, david, (Thu Sep 15, 10:06 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: printers, David Stephens, (Thu Sep 15, 3:08 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: printers, Dave Phillips, (Thu Sep 15, 9:18 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: printers, immanuel litzroth, (Thu Sep 15, 9:29 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: printers, Stephen Stubbs, (Thu Sep 15, 2:29 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: printers, Rob, (Thu Sep 15, 2:13 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: printers, david, (Thu Sep 15, 10:10 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: printers, fred, (Thu Sep 15, 12:43 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: printers, Arnold Krille, (Thu Sep 15, 1:29 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: printers, Philipp √úberbacher, (Mon Sep 19, 5:51 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: printers, david, (Mon Sep 19, 8:40 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: printers, Monty Montgomery, (Mon Sep 19, 10:14 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: printers, fred, (Thu Sep 15, 2:22 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: printers, , (Thu Sep 15, 10:12 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: printers, Dave Phillips, (Thu Sep 15, 11:04 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: printers, immanuel litzroth, (Thu Sep 15, 10:25 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: printers, david, (Thu Sep 15, 7:05 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: printers, Luke Peterson, (Thu Sep 15, 1:55 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: printers, sevol, (Fri Sep 16, 3:03 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: printers, James Morris, (Fri Sep 16, 12:26 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: printers, James Morris, (Fri Sep 16, 12:30 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: printers, Ken Restivo, (Thu Sep 15, 5:41 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: printers, sevol, (Sat Sep 17, 10:05 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: printers, Ken Restivo, (Mon Sep 19, 6:55 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: printers, Atte André Jensen, (Thu Sep 15, 4:54 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: printers, Ken Restivo, (Thu Sep 15, 4:09 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: printers, Kevin Cosgrove, (Thu Sep 15, 1:56 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: printers, plutek, (Thu Sep 15, 1:54 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: printers, tee, (Mon Sep 19, 4:58 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: printers, Bob van der Poel, (Thu Sep 15, 1:46 am)