1-9. EQUIPMENT PURPOSE, CAPABILITIES, AND FEATURES
The line printer is a compact, medium speed, impact type printer that produces hard
I t is enclosed in an
copy printout for use with automated data processing systems.
a c o u s t i c cabinet to reduce operational noise. I t can:
Print up to 1100
Print 10 characters per inch horizontally
Use a Vertical Format Unit (VFU) to begin printing at top of form, and
a d v a n c e paper rapidly within individual paper forms
Self test operational functions
Indicate and define printer faults by display of digital codes on control
1-10. LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR COMPONENTS
M a j o r components of the line printer are the acoustic cabinet, paper handling
components, print mechanism, and cooling system.
space for paper storage.