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MONROE-811 ( = OLYMPIA )



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TECHNICAL DATA   of the Mechanical Printing-Calculator  M O N R O E
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Made in Germany by  O L Y M P I A           MONROE 811-H14      8/9

Serial Number:      M-34873-D

Dimensions:  (ca.)  Width   =   9_3/4" /  25 cm
                    Depth   =  13    " /  33 cm
                    Height  =   6    " /  15 cm

Weight:      (ca.)  13_1/2 lbs  /  6.2 kg

Mechanics:          Serial-to-parallel Conversion,
                    10-Block-Keyboard

                    Black/RED Nylon Ribbon (= Typewriter):
                    1/2" * 16'  /  13 mm * 5 m
                    ( Spool-Diameter = 1_1/2"  /  40 mm )
                    Paper Roll (Standard):
                    2_1/4" * 2_3/4" * 165'  (W * D * L)
                    57 mm  * 65 mm  * 50 m  (B * D * L)

Functions:          Add, Subtract,
                    NonAdd, Repeat, Subtotal, Total

                    Negative Numbers & Results are printed in RED!

Registers:          Input       =   8 Decimals
                    Arithmetic  =   9 Decimals
                    Printing    =  10 Characters

Distributed by:     MONROE
                    Calculating Machines Co.
                    Orange, NJ / USA

Manufacturer:       O L Y M P I A - Werke
                    Wilhelmshaven
                    West Germany
                    1960


H O W   T O   U S E    the  MONROE / OLYMPIA
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ENTER A NUMBER:
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The actual number of digits entered shows on the slot above the
keyboard. If wrong digits are entered, push the left slider to
clear the keyboard.

ADDITION:
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Everytime a number is entered and the handle is pulled, the number
is printed and added to memory.

REPEAT:
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To enter the same number more than once, press the top-left green
key (x) before pulling the handle. The keyboard will not be cleared
after releasing the handle. To release the (x) key: Press & Pull.

SUBTRACTION:
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Enter the number and press the top-right red key (-) before pulling
the handle. Because the (-) key will be released after printing, it
is not possible to repeat negative numbers.

NON-ADD:
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Enter the item number and press the gray key (#) before pulling the
handle. This item number is printed, but it is not part of the
addition/subtraction cycle. 

SUBTOTAL:
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The cumulated sum will be printed when the gray key (S) is pressed
before pulling the handle. The memory will hold the actual sum
after releasing the handle.

TOTAL:
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The total sum will be printed when the gray key (T) is pressed
before pulling the handle. The memory will be cleared after
releasing the handle.

CHANGING THE PAPER ROLL:
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o  Pull the holder clip on both ends and lift the paper roll.
o  If necessary push the upper-right silver lever to release the
   paper feeder and pull out the paper.
o  Clip the new paper roll in the holder so that the paper end
   comes from bottom.
o  Push the upper-right silver lever to release the paper feeder
   and push the paper end into the rear slot until it can be seen
   in the front window.
o  Feed the paper under the cutter and adjust it.
o  Pull the upper-right silver lever to tighten the paper feeder.
o  Tighten the paper roll.
o  The upper-left silver lever determines the line feed (0-1-2).

CHANGING THE RIBBON:
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o  Press the green arrow and open the back-cover.
o  Observe how the ribbon is spooled!
o  Change the ribbon.
o  Snap back the cover.
Have a look how the ribbon is spooled
PRINTOUT - Example                  with Comments:
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^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^|   To clear memory:
|              *  |   Press (T=Total), Pull handle
|                 |                       Paper feed knob turned...
|                 |
|                 |                      < Max.Input = 8 decimals >
|   876.543.21    |   Enter (1st) number, Pull handle
|   987.654.32    |   Enter (2nd) number, Pull handle
| 1.864.197.53 S  |   Press (S=Subtotal) to print sum, Pull handle
|                 |                       Paper feed knob turned        
|         1.23 -  |   Enter (neg.) number, Press (-), Pull handle
| 1.864.196.30 S  |   Press (S) to print cumulated sum, Pull handle
|                 |                       Paper feed knob turned
|         4.56    |   Press (x=Repeat), Enter number, Pull handle
|         4.56    |   Release (x), Pull handle
| 1.864.205.42 *  |   Press (T) to print total sum, Pull handle
|                 |                     < Max.Output = 9 decimals >
|                 |
|                 |                    ...Paper feed knob turned
|              *  |   Memory is clear
|                 |                       Paper feed knob turned...
|                 |
|           13 #  |   Enter item #13, Press (#=NonAdd), Pull handle
|        12.34    |   Enter price, Pull handle
|           47 #  |   Enter item #47, Press (#), Pull handle
|        56.78    |   Enter price, Pull handle
|           11 #  |   Enter item #11, Press (#), Pull handle
|        91.01    |   Enter price, Pull handle
|       160.13 *  |   Press (T) to print total price, Pull handle
|                 |
|                 |                    ...Paper feed knob turned
|              *  |   Memory is clear
|                 |                       Paper feed knob turned
|        12.00    |   Enter number
|        24.00 -  |   Enter (larger neg.)number < printed in RED! >
|        12.00 CR |   Neg. sum = CR = Credit    < printed in RED! >
|                 |
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

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© C.HAMANN    http://public.beuth-hochschule.de/~hamann    11/14/07