punchcard reader wanted to rent, BC Canada area

Mike Ross tmfdmike at gmail.com
Thu Aug 18 22:35:35 CDT 2016

Ahhh so more show than go. Gotcha. Sorry can't help.

On Fri, Aug 19, 2016 at 3:20 PM, william degnan <billdegnan at gmail.com> wrote:
> a full sized unit like the IBM 2501.  They just want to feed cards in and
> have them flip through the reader, no actually processing.
> On Thu, Aug 18, 2016 at 10:55 PM, Mike Ross <tmfdmike at gmail.com> wrote:
>> What interface are you looking for Bill? IBM bus/tag channel? I have a
>> tabletop card reader with a separate IBM channel interface box...
>> Mike
>> On Fri, Aug 19, 2016 at 2:44 PM, william degnan <billdegnan at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > $$ if you have an IBM 2501 or similar looking punchcard reader and would
>> > like to rent it from sept 1-9th.  I would expect you'd deliver it and set
>> > up so it reads cards, and as a bonus can print cards that "say something
>> on
>> > them", understanding that was not how they were originally used.  This is
>> > for a SCI FI channel show.
>> >
>> > Contact me vintagecomputer.net/contact.cfm if you can do this.  $$ worth
>> > the trouble.  If it does not work, that's possibly ok, but they want a
>> > working reader that at least reads in a stack of cards through the
>> > mechanism.

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