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Character Memory Device for Typewriters

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000068949D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Crutcher, BT Dean, RH Okcuoglu, SA [+details]

Abstract

The mechanism described hereinafter is used to store information required for selection for a mechanical printer which includes a typewriter. The storage device is capable of storing information required for selection and includes a means for automatic readout of that information for printout of the stored information. The particular embodiment illustrated is for automatic strikeover of typed characters for an erase feature utilized with mechanical printers, such as the IBM single-element typewriter.