ebay: Tartan Terminal System "Key to tape system"
Roy J. Tellason
rtellason at verizon.net
Thu Sep 13 18:17:50 CDT 2007
On Thursday 13 September 2007 19:00, Richard wrote:
> Anyone know what this is? Looks like a weird data entry system to key
> in data and store it on tape for processing who knows how. Although
> the description could just be off...
> ebay item # 250164567149
I believe I ran across one such system in recent years, belonging to the PA
Department of Labor and Industry. They had a bunch of peecees running NT
that all worked toward some box on the other side of the room that dumped
things on to a tape for who knows what. I'm not sure if they still do that
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