If you receive important SMS text messages and would like a hard-copy version printed upon reception, or hark back to the days of telex and want to have some retro fun then the following project by Hackaday projects member sabik.sami will be of interest. They have demonstrated how to use a typical Arduino GSM shield and inexpensive thermal printer to simply print any messages received by the shield.
The addition of the laser-cut printer enclosure is a great finishing touch and a neat form of art. Such a project is surprisingly inexpensive, and could be used for fun or more serious applications. Nevertheless for more details on how to make your own, visit the project website. And for more, we're on facebook, Google+, and twitter - so follow us for news and product updates as well.
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