IBM 029 Card Punch and ASCII Machines
dave.g4ugm at gmail.com
Tue May 12 11:01:53 CDT 2015
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> From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of Paul
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> Subject: Re: IBM 029 Card Punch and ASCII Machines
> > On May 11, 2015, at 11:56 PM, Eric Smith <spacewar at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Sun, May 10, 2015 at 1:06 PM, Johnny Billquist <bqt at update.uu.se>
> >> I don't know how common card readers were, but I don't think any DEC
> >> machines could punch cards.
> > Almost all DEC machines up through early VAX supported card punch
> > options. They just weren't very common other than on PDP-10.
> > PDP-8: CP08
> > PDP-10: CP10 (multiple variants) and CP20
> > PDP-11 and VAX: CP11
> Do you have any descriptions of that? I have not seen any mention of a
> in any peripherals handbook, nor in any OS. Was that a CSS product? Who
> built the punch engine? What sort of interface did it use?
This site lists it as an M7824 card...
this page from Chilton Labs
implies a punch is available, but neither say which model punch...
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