… when it starts to print.
If you click on the video, you’d see that they would be wrong.
Impact, or more accurately, band printers, have a sound all of their own. Click on the Youtube video to see what I mean.
In the video, you can see the “type” on the print band.
Two things to know about these printers.
- They have the sound cover off the printer in the video, so it’s LOUD.
- Sound cover off = slow speed
Sound cover on = high speed (2000 lines per minute)
State Bank Victoria used their 4245(?) band printer, to log all the ATM/EFTPOS between it, and all the other State Banks.
It was part of a system called State Bank Reciprocity. It was kept rather busy.