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Word Processing System - Olivetti, Model DE 523, circa 1975 Reg. No: ST 042138
- Olivetti Model DE 523 word processor, comprising integrated unit with screen, 2 cassette tape drives and keyboard in single casing. Keyboard has 24 special function keys devoted to word processing. Made by Olivetti in Italy about 1975.
This unit had a "futuristic" design, with the monochrome monitor supported by an arm reaching up from behind the keyboard, Unfortunately the design dated rapidly.
- Comprising integrated unit with screen, 2 cassette tape drives and keyboard in single casing.
Cassette tape jammed in left hand cassette drive.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Toyota Australia Pty Ltd, 1993
|Dimensions:||460 mm (Height), 480 mm (Width), 480 mm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||computing, computers, microcomputer systems, word processors, electric typewriters|
|Themes this item is part of:||Information & Communication Collection|
|Primary Classification:||COMPUTING & CALCULATING|
|Secondary Classification:||Digital Computing|
|Tertiary Classification:||word processors|
|Inscriptions:||Label on front: olivetti DE 523
Right hand cassette drive: 0765219
Left hand cassette drive: 751507
Cassette: (handwritten) Side B 26-7-82 / (Olivetti logo)
|Manufacturer:||Olivetti, Italy, 1975|