[TUHS] Graphic Systems C/A/T phototypesetter

Jaap Akkerhuis jaapna at xs4all.nl
Tue Dec 10 07:59:18 AEST 2013

On Dec 9, 2013, at 22:29, Jacob Goense <dugo at xs4all.nl> wrote:

> All, I'm looking for images of the cat device as mentioned several
> times in the 7th edition manual, see e.g. TROFF(1)and CAT(4).
> From what I gathered during my digs is that it should look like a
> GSI 8400, but that didn't help. Anyone here who can help me find out
> what these machines looked like? A picture would be the best, but
> information on what to look for in images of unnamed typesetters will
> do as well.

I really have to dive deep in some old papers where I used to have some
documentation including the the way the light path worked (fiber optic
cable, the DBL lens).  One of these days I will try.  The wikipedia
description <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CAT_(phototypesetter)> seems
pretty accurate although I have never seen the beast myself.


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