WTB: DEC PC04 Paper Tape Reader/Punch

der Mouse mouse at Rodents-Montreal.ORG
Sun Aug 17 01:00:02 CDT 2008

>> Speaking of the PC-04 Paper Tape Reader/Punch, I have one for my PDP
>> 8/e system, but one of the ten phototransistors in the monolithic
>> array is shorted, making it pretty useless for reading tapes.
> Read the tape, flip it upside down, read it again, flip the bits,
> merge.

I'm moderately sure that the paper tape I used back when I had a PDP-8
was not symmetric in the way needed here - the line of feed/timing
holes was not on the centreline of the tape.

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