Blank Paper Tape Question (P.S.)

From: Carlini, Antonio <>
Date: Sat Mar 9 16:18:57 2002

> Andy Holt wrote:
>A _really_ fast paper tape reader was capable of 2000 cps ... but
>special spooling arangements to feed the tape fast enough.

        And one built during WW2 would run rings
        around it (5000 char/second):

>Very imptessive to watch when it was working properly ... and even
>impressive when it failed :-(

        The Colossus one was (at least once) run to the
        point that the tape failed - talk about paper cuts!!

Received on Sat Mar 09 2002 - 16:18:57 GMT

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