Panasonic RK-T40 Operating Instructions

Operating instructions for the Panasonic RK-T40 Electronic Typewriter with Letter Quality Cup Wheel Element. Electronic Typewriter Instruction GuidesThe following guide is viewable online and is freely shared. A small donation, however, will make it easier for me to continue to add to this archive. If you have donated, a printable copy of the PDF will … Continue reading Panasonic RK-T40 Operating Instructions

Panasonic KX-R305

In Japan, Matsushita earned themselves the nickname Maneshita (Copy Cat) due to their tendency to maneru (copy) the technologies marketed by their rivals. NEC Spinwriter "thimble" printers, for example, may have been the inspiration for Panasonic RK-T series "cup wheel" personal electronic typewriters introduced in 1984. Likewise, Brother AX-series personal electronic typewriters of the mid … Continue reading Panasonic KX-R305

Panasonic KX-R250 Instruction Guide

I recently purchased (and scanned) an Instruction Guide for the Panasonic KX-R250. The serial number dates it to September 1987. Electronic Typewriter Instruction GuidesThe following guide is viewable online and is freely shared. A small donation, however, will make it easier for me to continue to add to this archive. If you have donated, a … Continue reading Panasonic KX-R250 Instruction Guide

Matsushita & the Margarita

Matsushita Denki (the Matsushita Electric Industrial Company) is the name behind the Panasonic brand. Once the world's largest consumer electronics company and still one of the world's largest, Matsushita changed its name to Panasonic Corporation in 2008. Company founder Konosuke Matsushita "Matsushita's story is different and unique. In 1952, Matsushita arranged to acquire the technical capabilities of the Dutch … Continue reading Matsushita & the Margarita