data cassette and robotic arms

Christian Corti cc at
Thu Jan 11 02:49:27 CST 2018

On Wed, 10 Jan 2018, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> For a time, cassette decks were used as a substitute for punched paper
> tape in the commercial embroidery business  They were supplanted by
> floppy drive boxes, eventually (e.g. Barudan).

And paper tape is still used in that business (all kind of NC businesses). 
We got the request to copy a severly worn out tape some time ago, and they 
were very happy that we could do that with no problems :-)


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