Does anyone know what the Comparex 7/71 was?

Camiel Vanderhoeven camiel.vanderhoeven at
Thu Jun 29 08:55:52 CDT 2017

Comparex was a German reseller of Hitachi and Fujitsu mainframes. The item
in that photo looks a lot like some of the Fujitsu FACOM mainframe¹s
operator consoles, so I suspect that that¹s what this is. See the photos
at the bottom of this page in particular for the resemblance:


On 6/28/17, 6:37 PM, "cctech on behalf of Chris Patti via cctech"
<cctech-bounces at on behalf of cctech at> wrote:

>I just learned of its existence from this set of images of hardware
>rescued from a nuclear power plant.
>Is it a dumb terminal? Industrial control gear? Something else?
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