Paper Tape Reader - CSIRAC Computer, 12 Hole, 1955-1964 Object Reg. No: ST 044248

12 hole paper tape reader used with CSIRAC computer and located on left hand side of console.

Small metal tray at one end is the front of the reader, and faces the user. The large inbuilt metal basket for paper tape is the back end of the reader.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), 1965
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 1035 mm (Height), 460 mm (Width), 1220 mm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: computers, computing, csirac computer, making history - csirac
Themes this item is part of: The CSIRAC Program Library, CSIRAC - Input & Output Devices, CSIRAC Paper Tape Library Collection, Information & Communication Collection, CSIRAC Collection
Primary Classification: COMPUTING & CALCULATING
Secondary Classification: Digital Computing
Tertiary Classification: paper tape equipment
User: University of Melbourne (The), 1955-1964

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