Manufactured in Taiwan and released in February 1986, Canon S-series (S-14, 15, 16) portable electronic typewriters have a small footprint. Weighing in at 4.7 kg (10.3 lbs) and with a paper width of 241mm (9.5 inches) and a writing width of 203 mm (8 inches), these “mini wedges” are fitted with a 92 character daisy wheel capable of printing at 12 cps. A choice of 5 typestyles and a black, brown or blue correctable ribbon (hard to find today) were available at the time of release.
Like their (S-50, 51, 60, 61, 66, 70, 80, 90) thermal dot matrix counterparts (also manufactured in Taiwan), these typewriters come with a bulky external AC power adapter which detracts from their portability.
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