Early 360 machines (Was: Front panel switches - what did they do?)

Noel Chiappa jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu
Wed May 25 17:31:21 CDT 2016

    > From: Jon Elson

    >> I interned at IBM Bermuda, and they had a 360/20 as their main service
    >> bureau machine; it had (IIRC) ... a 4301 printer.

    > I'm guessing, maybe, that would be a 1403 printer? 

Ah, right you are! The old grey cells are, well, old! ;-)

Those printers had an amazingly long life! They were first introduced in 1959
with the 1401 computer, and, like I said, the brand spanking new System 3
they got in ca. 1976 came with one! I wonder when IBM stopped producing


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