WorkSlate Portable Microprinter

WorkSlate Portable Microprinter

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This device has five print functions: normal (prints 40 characters across); compressed (prints 80 characters across); sideways-normal (prints twenty-four rows vertically for worksheets wider than 80 characters); sideways-compressed (prints 48 rows vertically); and typewriter, to print as you type. It automatically shuts off after 2 minutes of inactivity. Installed in the printer when received were a new roll of 4 ½” paper, a four-color pen set (black, green, blue, red pens), and a coiled RJ45 cable to connect to the WorkSlate (stored in a slot on the back of the printer).
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Object Name
microcomputer peripheral, printer
date made
Boman, Michael
Convergent Technologies, Inc.
place made
United States: California, Santa Clara
Physical Description
plastic (overall, microprinter material)
metal (overall, circuitry, support material)
paper (overall, paper roll material)
overall: 4.5 cm x 17.5 cm x 22.2 cm; 1 25/32 in x 6 7/8 in x 8 3/4 in
paper roll: 2.7 cm x 11.5 cm; 1 1/16 in x 4 17/32 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Michael Boman
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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