Yeah, try reading that while typing…
SUCCESSSSSS! Platen out, and I finally got a look on the inside of the carriage.
I nearly wasn’t able to put the platen back, and I lost a screw for the platen. Mehhh.
I also removed the petrified foam for the side covers, it crumbled into the bin, phew.
The vibrator still doesn’t do its split colours right, oh wells.
Next up, the paper feed.
Serial number: 95-776735
11 characters per inch (CPI)
Here’s the heap of blogs I stalked the other day: