New life for old typewriters

Got a typewriter in your collection marked for deaccessioning?  How about this for an idea.  A company in the US have come up with a DIY kit which hooks your old typewriter to a computer or iPad.  What a great experience this would be for our younger visitors and those of us who want to relive the ‘good ol days’!

To find out more visit USB Typewriters.

Posted on 22 May 2012, in Uncategorized and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. That is brilliant. I want one.

    I really want to see computer monitors that work like the old airport flip boards too.—Departure-Board–Munich_web.jpg

    • Interesting concept Mischa. I’ve never seen a flip board in a museum collection to date, I do hope there are some saved somewhere. There’s plenty of typewriters though!


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