[vcf-midatlantic] Paper tape

Mike Loewen mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
Tue Feb 16 03:31:19 UTC 2021

On Mon, 15 Feb 2021, David Gesswein wrote:

> Things that visibly do stuff are fun.
> The DEC fanfold is nice the way it mostly restacks. May have seen rewinder in
> my VCFW straight 8 virtual demo where I used the HP winder. Claude Kagan gave
> that to me.  Never found a manual to know if I was really operating it as
> intented but seemed to work well.
> https://youtu.be/QZrhgsRsiRg?t=1480

    That's the one.

> Do you have punch intended for Mylar? I would like to get copies of the
> DEC reader test tapes in mylar since they take some abuse in use.

    According to the GNT-4601 manual, besides paper it will punch 
mylar/foil/mylar, metallized mylar, and polyester. Thickness 0.05 - 0.12mm. 
The mechanism is a GNT 36, used in several of their products.

Mike Loewen				mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
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