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8Pin Matrix

8Pin Matrix font

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Personal use only, no commercial use.
Licensed as: Shareware

This font looks very much like the output of an old 8-Pin dot-matrix printer, like the Epson FX-80. Very interesting to re-create documents looking like "old" computers, or computerized bills.

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Back in 1987, I was working with a now antique Apple IIe and a then brand new
Apple IIc, as well as an IBM-PC clone (Panasonic Senior Partner) on a project
that was to become MatchFont. That software allowed machines of the time to
use fonts on dot-matrix printers, such as the good old Epson FX-80 I had then,
or the Apple Imagewriter. Eventualy, MatchFont helped people to use fonts on
these rather slow printers, and to get unusual fonts, at least for these
character-based computers. Eventually, the printers got even slower, but the
results where, at least at the time, better than even a Mac.

To-day, these technological monsters are gone. But I still remember the long
hours passed on the 9x18 matrix of the MatchFont editor. I the
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8Pin Matrix
8-PM____.TTF 8Pin Matrix (Altsys Fontogra)View Font Info 213 characters — View All

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Altsys Fontographer 4.0 10/20/94