vintage hardware still alive and kickin' -- another successful launch from vandenberg afb

Dan Roganti 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 
>>> systems
>>> of the SEL 32/55 and 32/75A computers,  and  various peripheral and
>>> supporting equipment on 2 acres of floor space."
>>> http://www2.applegate.org/~ragooman/computers_mini_gallery_tips.html
>>
>> The terminals in this photo look like yummy CDC/PLATO terminals.
>> <http://www2.applegate.org/~ragooman/pics/SEL/TIPS2.jpg>
>
> 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.

=Dan

[ = http://www2.applegate.org/~ragooman/   ]





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