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PM1320 Series Print Mechanism

GENERAL DESCRIPTION The DataPlot model PM 1320 Print Mechanism incorporates a fixed-dot thermal printhead with 320 heat element dots arrayed in a single line across the width of the paper. The mechanism holds a supply roll of thermal paper and causes that paper to move past the printhead in steps of approximately .005 inch. When driven by the DataPlot CB1320 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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PM1320-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
PM1320-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. Click here to enlarge photo

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