Although this news printer used wide (broad) sheets of paper instead of the narrow tape used for stock quotations, it still uses a single type wheel and the "ticker" method of printing so I think of it as a "stock ticker".
I'm looking for any and all information about this printer, let me know if you have some.
The page originally was called broad sheet, but I've been told a broad sheet is newspaper size and broad tape is tabloid size, so broad tape it is.
The paper should be 5" wide, my first try has it as 6-1/8 which is a little too wide for the mechanism.
|Fig 1 Micro switch at left end.
||Fig 3 "Ticker"
motor to rotate type wheel
|Fig 4 Shaft (12) for
motor at left
Carriage return spring on arm at bottom
|Fig 5 Bottom Solenoid (what does it do?)
|Fig 7 Bottom Solenoid triggers print CR?
||Fig 8 Bottom Solenoid
||Fig 9 Vertical motor shaft out bottom
|Fig 10 Character Advance
wobble plate and rack
||Fig 11 Cinch Jones 8 pin
Note: Numbers are on back of connector.
|Cinch Jones 8 pin Plug
See Fig 3. The ticker is driven with a bi-polar signal on two wires (Cinch Jones plug pins 5 & 6, see Fig 11).
It has a DC resistance of 88 Ohms.
If the motor supplies torque on the type wheel shaft, then activation of the ticker would allow the type wheel to move one step.
It has a DC resistance of 400 Ohms.
Feeding Mechanism for Printing Telegraphs, A. Vischer Jr.
(Dow, Jones & Co.),
Nov 17, 1931, 400/320 ; 178/28; 400/322; 400/332.4; 400/332.5; 451/392; 74/167
This may be for the wobble plate character advance.
1178215 Printing Telegraph Receiver, G.S. Conger (Dow Jones & Co.), Apr 4, 1916
765978 Receiving Instrument for Printing Telegraph Systems, W.R. Landfear,
Jul 26, 1904,
D87174 June 14, 1932, D20/2 - standing casket design.
flat glass to allow viewing and reduce noise
1957076 Printing Telegraph, H.L. Paulding (Financial Press Companies), May 1, 1934,
178/4.1R ; 178/23R; 178/28
This includes a schematic of how the transmitter is wired to the system and this printer.
Note: Bipolar signal in Fig 3a.
1957088 Switch, A. Vischer Jr. (Financial Press Companies), May 1, 1934,
337/89 ; 337/104; 337/109; 337/113
Switch housed in multi-plug assembly
1979510 Telegraphic Printing Mechanism, A. Vischer Jr.(Financial Press Companies),
Nov 6, 1934, 400/320 ; 16/94R; 178/27; 188/316; 267/124; 267/64.15;
400/174; 400/322; 400/328.1; 403/318; 403/356; 451/233; 464/106
This appears to be this printing mechanism!
Calls: 1957076 (see above)
Printing-telegraph, E.A. Schoettel, July 25, 1882, - line over
line rather than paper tape. Uses many type wheels.
Stock Ticker Patents - illustrated with drawings
WU 5A High Speed Stock Ticker
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