Anyone care to guess what this is? Is it a computer even?
teoz at neo.rr.com
Sat Aug 13 20:01:23 CDT 2005
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From: "Gordon JC Pearce" <gordon at gjcp.net>
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Subject: Re: Anyone care to guess what this is? Is it a computer even?
> James Rice wrote:
> > Jay West wrote:
> >> I mentioned this on the list a long time ago - found it at a salvage
> >> place. I wasn't in any rush to get pictures, but last time I was there
> >> they said the place was going to be declared off-limits for humans. So
> >> I got a few pictures of this olive drab "computer". Anyone have any
> >> clue what this thing is? Just curious!? If anyone wants it I could put
> >> them in touch with the salvage place owner.
> >> Pictures are at www.ezwind.net/jwest/whatsit
> >> Jay West
> > Looks like a CNC controller to me.
> I concur. The "Numerical Controller" sign is a major clue.
> Look at the panel in http://www.ezwind.net/jwest/whatsit/07220013.JPG -
> indicators marked "AXIS LIMIT", "EXCESS ERROR" etc
> buttons marked "TABLE ZERO", "TURRET ZERO"
> sounds like CNC terms
> It would be interesting to know what the blank (rubbed off?) button
> where the paint is all worn away was.
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