[vcf-midatlantic] Scrap dealer finds Apollo-era NASA computers in dead engineer’s basement in PA
DBC1964 at cox.net
Fri Jul 14 17:08:18 EDT 2017
Looks like the same Potter Tape Drives that were used on the UNIVAC 1240
Magnetic Tape Unit. The UNIVAC generation of equipment before the
1540's at VCFed.
The T-handle was to retract the tension arms mechanically rather than
with a motor as the later units had.
On 7/14/2017 2:43 PM, Christian Liendo via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> I get someone in the Pittsburgh area might want to know about this.
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