[vcf-midatlantic] Paper tape

Ethan O'Toole telmnstr at 757.org
Mon Feb 15 16:48:59 UTC 2021

>   Recently, I've been deep into paper tape territory. I exhumed my HP 2748B 
> high speed paper tape reader, and got it running after a clutch plate 
> adjustment. It's connected to my HP 2108A minicomputer, along with a 2645A 
> terminal. I can punch tapes from a Linux system to a GNT-4601 paper tape 
> reader/punch, connected via serial port. Then load the tape into the 2748B 
> and read it into the 2108A. They're not kidding when they say "high speed".

Really cool! Do you have to cut paper into strips and make the tape or is 
there some source to find pre-cut tape that works for this stuff?

 		- Ethan

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