Beefchicken Industries

Teletype Model 28

The Teletype Model 28 printing mechanism is a thing of technical beauty. It's the clumination of Teletype's design efforts, and you can see that they learned a lot of lessons with their previous designs. Teletype produced a few models after the 28, but with the rise of computers, the level of mechanical complexity was never repeated.

The typebox:


A closeup of part of the typebox positioning mechanism. I haven't cleaned this printing unit up yet:


An overall view of the printer unit:


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