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Chris -- 2015-05-30

#1 2006-03-07 16:30:34

From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'microfish reader' for 'microfiche reader'

Perhaps because you use one of these to ‘fish’ information out of a database. Examples:

We have had a microfish reader/printer in good working condition donated to us. ... It is an older model microfish reader/printer. slm/2002-August/000041.html

I also Bought a used microfish reader from a local used electronics store for $25.00. I have used this type of reader for many years in my professional line … printthread.php?s=e0ebda4f45b9b6f6eaa1d7352e9bf892&threadid=81942

Microfish Reader and printer are also available in the library. handbooks/sayre-student-handbook.pdf

plotters and autocadI needed a microfish reader for Aircraft information several years back and found It There. microfiche reader (item 7587315573 end time 12-Feb-06 …This microfish reader is big, and I do mean big. It’s an Imtec 2001 reader with a screen that measures 24×16 inches, and a body that measures 25w x 30h x W0QQitemZ7587315573QQcategoryZ61673QQcmdZViewItem



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