OUCH! A DISMANTLED DELL.
REINVENTING THE WHEEL.
MAKING SPARKS FLY.
72 SERVO 08.2013
we were largely limited to the parts in
the printers themselves, we had a
strong motivation not to break
anything as we took the appliances
apart. As thrilling as it would be to
recklessly tear open the case
like a reckless child on
Christmas morning, we didn’t
want to snap the best
candidate for a floor piece or
protective covering into bits.
The Deskjet printer our dad was
working with was an older model, and
it was one that prominently featured a
weighty metal frame. While the three
motors seemed to promise the
possibility of dedicating two motors to
a driving base and a third to a
weapon, that did not turn out to be