This project involved trying to interface to custom hardware which
include the displays, reader, printer and keyboard. The printer was the
biggest challenge because of its high speed. The print head is
stationary and the paper pushed past it by a mains driven motor. The
peak speed is measured in the 10's of cm a second with the whole ticket
being printed in a fraction of a second. This project was completed and
the terminals have been running reliably since. The J360 project is also covered in the hardware section.
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