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PM1224 Series Print Mechanism

GENERAL DESCRIPTION The DataPlot model PM 1224 Print Mechanism incorporates a fixed array thermal printhead with 224 heat element dots arrayed in a single line across the width of the paper. The mechanism holds a supply roll of 2.6 inch. wide thermal paper and causes that paper to move past the printhead in steps of approximately .005 inch. When driven by the DataPlot CB1224 Printer Control Board, the print mechanism steps the paper forward, pausing after each step to heat selected dots. In this manner, a dot matrix representation of alphanumeric and/or graphic data can be printed. 

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PM1224-V: Print mechanism with paper access From the rear. Designed to be mounted vertically to a hinged panel where access to paper loading is not easily accessible to the end user. Click here to enlarge photo
PM1224-H: Print mechanism with paper access from the back. Designed to be mounted horizontally with the paper tray exposed at the back of an instrument This is the typical "calculator" type mounting. Motor can be installed on left or right side, as design requires.


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PM1224-PTVF: Print mechanism with paper access from the Front (if mounted vertically) or from the top (if mounted horizontally.) Provides PEM inserts on tabs, over the tray for convenient mounting of an access door to match customer's front panel.


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