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Noughts & Crosses Machine - Hartkopf, 1963-1967 Reg. No: ST 026695
- Noughts & crosses machine in display case.
Machine based on transistors, diodes, relays and selectors. Made by Roy Hartkopf of Alphington, commenced 1963 and delivered 1967. Restored in 2002.
- Wooden case with a glass window pane in top section. Case contains a free-standing white board with printed text, white grid of nine squares (noughts and crosses board) with four attached wire strands, and a square metal transistor/relay board.
Front of case has protruding wooden panel with 12 buttons and three text labels.
Case has a plastic roof.
It appears that several more modern components were added to the workings of the computer at some time in the recent past.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr Roy Hartkopf
|Dimensions:||56 cm (Height), 122 cm (Width), 188 cm (Length)|
|Weight:||15 kg (Weight)|
|Dimension Comment:||Keyboard adds another 13 cm to the depth. Weight is approximate.|
|Tagged with:||computing, computers, games, noughts crosses machines|
|Themes this item is part of:||Childhood & Youth Collection, Information & Communication Collection, Leisure Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MUSEUM HISTORY|
|Tertiary Classification:||display technology equipment|
|Maker:||Mr Roy Hartkopf, Alphington, Victoria, Australia, 1967|