May 112012

There’s a common misconception the NYCR is only for electrical experimentation, but nothing could be further from the truth. For example, take this, the latest in our series of ectoplasmic investigations.

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  • LarryK

    Excellent work! What was the braking problem?

    • Adam

      The carriage return crank was overshooting the mark, so we needed to brake the motor by shorting its terminals with a relay when it got to the right position.

  • Garrett

    It looks like you’re using the solenoids to pull the typewriter keys down (they appear to be attached via wires.)  What solenoids are you using?  Where are you affixing the lines to the keys?