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GE MAC 5500 ECG machine
#75665 10/09/20 2:14 PM
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Am having printer problems with the GE MAC 5500 Stress ECG machine,is it possible to connect this machine to an external printer? and how do i go about it.

Re: GE MAC 5500 ECG machine
Mboswa #75672 13/09/20 5:37 PM
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I don't know about the 5500, but on the 5000 there were a couple of round RS-232 connectors on the back.

At least one of those was intended (I believe) for connection to a modem. So some sort of file transfer protocol must have been available to transmit the (presumably) ECG data.

Although much "fun" could no doubt be had in trying to recreate a printed output from such a (serial) data stream, surely it would be better to spend whatever time is available in fixing the initial problem with the built-in thermal printer?

What problems are you experiencing? Still the same one?

If you don't inspect ... don't expect.

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