Dot Matrix Printer - EPSON LX-800, Melbourne Coastal Radio Station, 1990-2002 Object Reg. No: HT 5487

EPSON LX-800 Printer. This equipment was collected from the Melbourne Coastal Radio Station after it was closed in July 2002. In addition to communications equipment and documentation, items in general office use were collected in order to represent as far as possible the working environment at the time of closure.
Cream coloured, rectangular, desk-top printer. Has a liftable paper stand. Power switch on the left side, paper feed buttons at the bottom right corner of the top. Paper winding wheel at left side. Left also bears Telstra identity barcode and appliance test label.

Flat plastic paper feed support for attachment to the printer; fitted with two adjustable guides to allow adjustment for different paper widths.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Michael Greenwood, 2002
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 125 mm (Height), 360 mm (Width), 405 mm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: communications, office equipment, computer accessories, wireless, radio stations
Themes this item is part of: Melbourne Coastal Radio Station, Australian Coastal Radio Service, 1912-2002, Melbourne Coastal Radio, Reminiscences of an OTC Technician, 1969-1992, Australian Coastal Radio Service, 1912-2012
Primary Classification: COMPUTING & CALCULATING
Secondary Classification: Digital Computing
Tertiary Classification: printers
Inscriptions: On label on back of printer: 'EPSON LX-800 328211004 / MODEL P70RA / SERIAL NO. 20007725 / AC 240V 50/60 Hz / 0.4A / SEIKO EPSON CORP. MADE IN JAPAN / PAT. P'
Barcode label on righthand side of printer:' OTC Martime / [Barcode] / M004151'
Test tag on righthand side of printer: 'Telstra Equipment Services 1 800 359 506 / TAG NUMBER 190701 / APPLIANCE TEST TAG'
User: Telstra - Australian Maritime Communication Service (Australian MCS) Melbourne Maritime Communication Service (Melbourne MCS), Cape Schanck, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia, 1993-2002
Manufacturer: Seiko Epson Corporation, Japan, 1990-2002

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