Classic Computer Magazine Archive COMPUTE! ISSUE 53 / OCTOBER 1984 / PAGE 188


Color Printer For Commodore And Atari

A $239, full-color thermal transfer printer that doesn't require special paper has been introduced for Commodore and Atari home computers by Okidata.

The Okimate 10 prints on almost any kind of paper. It also will print on acetate, to make transparencies for overhead projectors.

The printer uses a color or black ribbon cartridge. Okimate 10's print head has a life expectancy of 10 million characters, and prints at a speed of 60 characters per second (240 words per minute).

The Okimate 10 can produce more than 40 different shades of color. For printing without a ribbon, thermal paper may be used.

The printer comes with a software tutorial, color and black ribbons, and a Plug 'n Print module, which is required to operate the equipment.

The $239 Okimate 10 color thermal transfer printer doesn’t require special paper. For Commodore and Atari computers.

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