This is the front of the Calcomp 563 incremental plotter. The pen on the right moves back and forth on the two rails over the drum. The drum used pin feed paper. The roll of paper is behind the drum and the take-up reel is at the bottom of the plotter. I have two rolls of paper though seldom use it since the proper width pin feed paper is no longer made. For demonstrations I use pin feed printer paper. For the take up reel I used a piece of CPVC pipe. The paper taped on the right above the control panel was added by the original owners at the University of Washington to hold a razor blade to cut the paper after a plot.
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