PRS01 paper tape was(Re: PDP-8/e restoration (was Re: Oscilloscopes)`)

From: Ethan Dicks <>
Date: Sun Dec 26 16:28:15 1999

--- John B <> wrote:

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ethan Dicks <>
> To: Discussion re-collecting of classic computers
> Date: Wednesday, November 24, 1999 10:00 AM
> I still have this pr/s01, 20mA portable papertape reader
> Now that I have microfiche/paper schematics,maintenance manuals, etc.. to
> every DEC board/device ever made I actually found all the manuals to your
> PRS01 paper tape reader.. I fact, I have a strong feeling I will be getting
> a few. Please post back the exact model number as that will tell me the baud
> rate.

Will do.
> They made two models: "A" version which is 20mA 300 baud. and a "B" version
> which is 20mA 2400 baud. I can post pinouts for the group if needed once I
> get the full model number.

Great. One odd thing about the prs01 is that the outermost pin on one of the
two connectors is in use. It is a no-connect to either the terminal or the
interface card (which uses the middle six pins out of eight, IIRC).

Thanks, John.


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