Toshiba 1400 FL

Typewriter
Date of appearance: 1940
Trademark: Toshiba
Manufacturer: Toshiba Company
Made in: Tokyo, Japan
Weight: g
Tags: 200keystrokes, polytech, 360, featured


The input method designed by Yusaku Shinozawa in 1918 (U.S. Patent no. 1,297,020). In this approach the list of characters is curled around a drum. Users rotated the hand wheel with their left hand, moved the needle to the desired position, and pushed the key with their right hand to select a character.

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