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Oric-1 MCP-40

Oric-1 MCP-40

Oric-1 MCP-40

Oric produced their own 4 colour plotter which used 4 pens of different colours to write to a roll of 4.5 inch paper. While adequate for program print-outs and such like, it wasn't very useful for business or formal letters. Luckily, the Centronics port allowed easy connection to most common printers of the day. This device was available in Oric-1 or Oric Atmos colour schemes. These printers were based on the Tandy/Radio Shack CGP-115 and pens and paper for this device will fit the Oric printer.

Oric owners were offered a voucher with their purchase giving them £40 off the cost of the Oric MCP40 four-colour printer/plotter which was sold for £169.95

According to a press release from Oric dated 19th October 1983 and published in Oric Computing Issue 1, Rumbelows had ordered 10,000 Oric-1 48K's and Comet had ordered 5,000 Oric's and 1500 printers (MCP-40's

Our printer (sesrial No: 100111) in the original polystyrene box with manual was kindly donated by Andy Taylor of RetroComputers.Online

 

Oric-1 MCP-40






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