Artifact Details

Title

Daisy wheel print element

Catalog Number

102741309

Type

Physical object

Date

Circa 1975

Manufacturer

Diablo Systems Inc.

Place Manufactured

Hayward, CA, U.S.

Dimensions

overall: 1/8 in x 3 in x 3 in

Description

o A standard-size wheel designed for higher speed printing at up to 60-70 characters per second. (102741309)
 The hammer strike speed was significantly higher than the original printer, and the back surface of the type spokes have a self-centering ridge to stabilize the spoke as the hammer struck.
The object is in a plastic case. There is a white sticker on the top of the case with the number 6 handwritten on it.

Category

Miscellaneous/typewriters & printer parts

Credit

Gift of Mike Weisberg

Lot Number

X7434.2015