IBM 026 - Decision Data 8010 card punch on Ebay in Germany
mattislind at gmail.com
Thu Oct 1 09:46:59 CDT 2015
The same seller is apparently selling a lot of punched card machines:
2015-09-21 22:32 GMT+02:00 Henk Gooijen <henk.gooijen at hotmail.com>:
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> Subject: Re: IBM 026 - Decision Data 8010 card punch on Ebay in Germany
> On 9/21/2015 10:14 AM, Dave G4UGM wrote:
>> Pretty sure that’s later than an 029, but really nice.
> I used 029's in 1971, and they had been around for at least a year or
> two at the school. The auction say 1973, which is probably right.
>>> Not really a 026 but maybe contemporary with the 029:
>>> Not mine.
>> Trimmed the URL so it doesn't wrap.
> Google translate text of description. I'd love to see Bitsavers get a
> scan of the documents.
> Another nit, I think the auction states no shipment to the US
> (translation leaves a bit to be desired). Currently sitting @ 1 euro.
> Needs Repair.
> Experience the EDP the early period and even punch cards punching
> Here is a keypunch (Interpreting Data Recorder) of Decision Data, type
> 8010 available.
> This card-punch came in 1973 on the market and had very many features.
> The device was made so quickly, that it practiced by Locher inside
> could still mitstanzen in real time even at the fastest input.
> <The device operated so quickly that it was able to keep up in real time
> with the fastest input> (my interpretation)
> The optical condition <appearance> of the device is very good, almost
> as good as new.
> Technically, it is not functional. It needs to be fixed.
> For auction includes a German manual and 2000 original punch card
> (uncut), so that for once can punch card repair (incl. Lettering). In
> addition, the Manual is one with all the detailed schematics and
> Dimensions: H = 98cm, B = 119cm, T estimated = 68cm Weight: 80-100 kg.
> Therefore only be collected in 65779 near Frankfurt / Main. Private sale
> of collection reducing without guarantee and no redemption. Similar
> offers will follow soon.
> I can give a better translation than Google does, but there are German
> guys on this list who can do that too. It is pick up only near Frankfurt.
> I am not prepared to pay too much (it is not DEC ...) but will give it
> a try. Home to Frankfurt is some 400 km drive one-way.
> The trip (+ truck rental) will already cost a nice penny though.
> I do have a DEC card reader, so it would be nice if I can create
> punched cards for the reader ... but not at any cost!
> - Henk
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