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Typewriter - Control Data, 3200 Computer System, Typewriter Model 3201, 1964 Object Reg. No: ST 40919 1

Control Data Corporation typewriter console terminal, model 3201. Consists of typewriter (with golfball printing head), set into console unit with computer function keys. Used in the Control Data 3200 computer system. Made by C. D. C. in United States Of America in 1964. T+he actual mechanism of the typewriter was made by IBM.

Internally, there are 132 plug in circuit boards using discrete transistor components. Massive electrolytic capacitors in power supply. Associated with the typewriter are run-time crib sheets and some printer spares.

Missing is a similar unit, which had all the digital displays (octal format).
Desk machine with QWERTY style keyboard
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Monash Computer Centre, 1979
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 1000 mm (Height), 1200 mm (Width), 720 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: computing, computers, typewriters, computer terminals
Themes this item is part of: Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: COMPUTING & CALCULATING
Secondary Classification: Digital Computing
Tertiary Classification: peripherals
Inscriptions: Engraved metal plate: Control Data Corporation Minneapolis Minnesota/Model number 3201/TYPEWRITER CONSOLE Serial Number 333/(inspector stamp)11-3-64
Maker: Control Data Corporation, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America, 1964
User: Monash Computer Centre, Clayton, Victoria, Australia, 1964-1979

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