FW: IBM Magnetic cards

From: Joe <rigdonj_at_intellistar.net>
Date: Fri Jan 9 00:56:47 1998

At 10:26 PM 1/8/98 -0500, you wrote:
>> I haven't seen a mag card reader of any 'stripe' in many years.
>Several HP calculators used 'em for awhile. The HP-41C had a motorized
>reader, while the -75 and (later) the 71B of fond memory used hand-pulled
>strips. I bought my 71 in '87, iirc.
>Hey -- I just realized -- it's a classic! Makes me feel OLD.

   Speaking of cards. I need some mag cards for my HP 9100. They're about
2 x 3 inches in size and where also used in several of HPs big desktop
calculators. Does anyone have any of those that they're willing to part with?

Received on Fri Jan 09 1998 - 00:56:47 GMT

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