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Computer Tape - 12-Hole Paper Tape, CSIRAC Computer, Sydney Music Tape, 1951-1954 Document Reg. No: HT 13526 1

Tape labelled 'music tape' containing the music program and data developed in Sydney. This tape can be identified as a tape created in Sydney as it contains sprocket holes on each side of the tape which tapes created in Melbourne do not have. This music tape has been manually read to recreate the music. This item was in the possession of Trevor Pearcey who donated it to the project in 1999.
Reel of paper tape with punched holes
Acquisition Information:
Donation from University of Melbourne (The) Computer Science & Software Engineering Department
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: computing, csirac computer, first generation computers, mainframe computers, making history - csirac
Themes this item is part of: CSIRAC Collection, CSIRAC Paper Tape Library Collection, Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: COMPUTING & CALCULATING
Secondary Classification: Digital Computing
Tertiary Classification: software & data
Inscriptions: 'Music tape'
Creator: Mr Geoff Hill - CSIR Division of Radiophysics, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia, 1949-1955
  1. [Book], Mr Paul Doornbusch - University of Melbourne (The) Computer Science Department, the music of csirac, Common Ground Publishing, Australia, Melbourne, 2005, 2005, 35-37 Pages

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