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Automatic Serial Printer Switch for an Automotive Diagnostic Technician Terminal

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000037092D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Cotton, RF Goldberg, WD Wilkie, BJ Tout, JJ [+details]

Abstract

This article describes an electronic switch mechanism whereby, automatically, the presence of an external printer for an automotive diagnostic technician terminal is detected and serial data is redirected to the external printer.