IBM 026 - Decision Data 8010 card punch on Ebay in Germany
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Mon Sep 21 14:02:59 CDT 2015
> On Sep 21, 2015, at 2:37 PM, jwsmobile <jws at jwsss.com> wrote:
> 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.
Let me try a manual translation, because as usual machine translation leaves a bit to be desired.
> 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.
The statement on the tab "shipping and payment methods" is: "The seller has not stated a method for shipment to the USA. Contact the sender and ask for information on shipment to your location." But in the item description it says "pickup only because it's heavy".
The description reads:
Experience the beginnings of EDT and punch your own punched cards.
Here is a keypunch (Interpreting Data Recorder) of Decision Data, type 8010 offered for sale.
This keypunch was introduced in 1973 and has very many features. The device was made with such high operating speed that it could punch in real time even with the fastest data entry by experienced keypunch operators. The appearance of the device is very good, almost as new.
The device is not operational, it requires repair.
The sale includes a manual in German and 2000 original (unpunched) cards, so that after repair you can immediately punch cards (including printing). The manual includes all related schematics and details.
Dimensions: height = 98cm, width = 119cm, depth = 68cm Weight estimated: 80-100 kg. Therefore only be picked up in [postal code] 65779 near Frankfurt / Main.
Private sale to shrink collection without guarantee and no returns. Similar offers will follow soon.
> 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 explanations.
> 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.
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