Thimble-printing print head

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Date Introduced
1979 ca.
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
1 3/8 x 2 1/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Manufacturer
Nippon Electric Company, Ltd. (NEC)
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
Japan
Keywords
Output; printer; hammer
Object ID
102650910

The NEC Spinwriter used a “thimble-style” variation of the daisy-wheel concept. Changing fonts required changing the thimble.