vintage hardware still alive and kickin' -- another successful launch from vandenberg afb
ragooman at comcast.net
Thu Jun 4 06:32:11 CDT 2009
David Griffith wrote:
> On Tue, 2 Jun 2009, Richard wrote:
>> In article <4A25EEBC.4060200 at comcast.net>,
>> Dan Roganti <ragooman at comcast.net> writes:
>>> "TIPS consists of two systems of the CDC Cyber 840 computers, 21
>>> of the SEL 32/55 and 32/75A computers, and various peripheral and
>>> supporting equipment on 2 acres of floor space."
>> The terminals in this photo look like yummy CDC/PLATO terminals.
> What are those things that look like photocopiers at middle-right-bottom?
These happen to be the high speed plotters. The only info I have on them
is they are made by Gould and were capable of speeds up to 10in/sec.
Unfortunately, they were replaced about 15 yrs (photo is old) due to the
fact that the liquid toner happened to be an environmental hazard.
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