Nakajima AE-740 Portable Electronic Typewriter with LCD Display and 112 Kilobyte Memory

Nakajima

About the Nakajima AE-740:

For over 30 years, Nakajima has been the "behind the scenes" designer and manufacturer of many of the best-known typewriter brands throughout the world. Each Nakajima is built to the quality standards that are the highest in the industry. The rugged and reliable AE-740 series typewriter offers an extensive array of performance features, top-of-the-line speed and the versatility to handle all of the typing requirements. Plus, the Nakajima line offers an unbeatable value.

Nakajima AE-740 Features:

Keyboard and Printer

  • Printing method: 100 character drop-in print wheel
  • 21 function keys for added convenience
  • Print speed of 20 characters per second (CPS) 
  • Rollover system: 2-key
  • Keystroke buffer of 30 strokes
  • A printing width of 11.5"
  • Paper capacity of 15"
  • Pitch selection options are 12 (pica), 12 (elite), 15 (micro), and PS (proportional spacing)
  • Line spacing options are 1", 1.5" or 2"
  • Keyboard II features special characters and symbols
  • Bi-directional printing
  • Impression control ranging from low, medium or high

Paper Handling

  • Number of copies: 1 original and 4 copies
  • Removable platen
  • Automatic paper insert and ejection
  • With the AE-740, you can program the paper insert and ejection

Correction

  • Automatic word correction
  • Correction memory 10 lines/700 characters

Memory

  • Storage memory of 112 kilobytes
  • File storage for 100 files
  • The storage file format can range from text, phrase, variable and format
  • There is a 30 position programmable tabulation memory
  • Chain recall for up to 40 files
  • File copy
  • File delete
  • Available memory displays the number of characters remaining in the units memory
  • Search and replace both manual and global 
  • Programmable stop codes
  • list of files
  • Memory protection of 5 years through battery back-up

Block Functions

  • Copy, move, delete and print

Display

  • 40-character LCD with contrast control
  • Displays characters remaining to right margin and indicates code/mode functions that are activated

Typing Modes

  • NP - normal print
  • LP - line print
  • JUST - justification (right margin flush)
  • STORE - memory (print/store)

Additional Performance Features

  • Index forward and reverse
  • Micro up and down (1/96")
  • Repeat key
  • Bold type
  • Caps lock
  • Automatic relocation: full page
  • Space
  • Half-space
  • Backspace
  • Express backspace
  • Micro backspace (1/120")
  • Margin-left/right
  • Margin release
  • Paragraph indent
  • Decimal tab
  • Automatic centering
  • Automatic underlining for words or an entire line
  • Automatic carrier return
  • Required space/hyphen
  • Center tab
  • Flush right tab
  • Group tabs
  • Back tab
  • Super/sub script
  • Overlay
  • Syllable Hyphen
  • Justification (right margin flush)
  • Column layout
  • Framing (line drawing)
  • Search and replace global/manual 

Nakajima AE-740 Technical Specifications: 

  • Power requirements: 120 volts, 50-60 hertz
  • Power consumption: 50 watts
  • Stand-by: 12 watts 
  • Size: 18.9" x 16" x 5.67"
  • Weight: 16.89 pounds
  • Warranty: 3-Month Limited Warranty

Nakajima AE-740 Supplies:

Ribbon Cassettes

  • High-yield correctable carbon (90k yield) NAKHYC01
  • Standard correctable carbon (50k yield) NAKXC001

Correction Tapes

  • Lift-off correction tape (1.7k yield) NAKLO001

Printwheels

Nakajima makes a number of easy-to-use drop-in printwheels so you have a number of font style options to choose from.

  • Prestige Pica 10 NAKE032
  • Prestige Elite 12 NAKE033
  • Courier 10 NAKE045
  • Pica 10 NAKE100
  • Elite 12 NAKE101
  • Courier Italic 12 NAKE210
  • Mini Gothic 15 NAKE224
  • Orator 10 90% NAKE225
  • Courier 12 NAKE245
  • Letter Gothic 10/12 NAKE401
  • Script 12 NAKE608
  • OCR NAKE710
  • Thesis PS NAKE805

What In The Box:

  • Nakajima AE-740
  • Nakajima AE-740 user guide
  • A Nakajima printwheel
  • New typewriter ribbon
  • New lift-off tape