[KwartzLab] Can someone help me find an old HP manual?
md at cantares.on.ca
Wed Mar 14 23:29:33 EDT 2012
Would telling you they accept HP-GL commands be stating the obvious?
HP-GL consists of human-readable ASCII, so if you could find a
reference for it, you could type at the plotter using any serial
At 7:21 PM -0700 3/14/12, Jeff Schmidt wrote:
>A friend from work gave me an old HP7586B drafting plotter! They
>sure don't make equipment like this anymore. Solid cast aluminum
>frame, 55" long and easily over 100 pounds.
>Anyway, I'm trying to get it working. It starts up fine, goes a few
>self tests, etc. I'm now trying to find a manual so that I can
>start using it. None of the front panel buttons seem to respond so
>I'm not sure what do do next. If you happen to know where I can
>find the manual, or know how to operate one of these beasts, I'd
>appreciate any help you could provide!
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