IBM 557 Alphabetic Interpreter??

From: Eric Smith <>
Date: Wed Mar 31 11:25:24 1999

> I don't remember any of these machines also able to print info on the cards,
> which would stand to reason since all of them had data which wouldn't fit in
> the top space. For that we used the interpreter wired to print the
> identifying data.

How'd you accomplish that? I never managed to get more than 80 characters
onto a card, and the top edge of the card had plenty of room for that many.
The punch I used was an 029-clone (I'm not sure of the vendor), and I'm
fairly certain that it printed all the columns that it punched.
Received on Wed Mar 31 1999 - 11:25:24 BST

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