Artifact Details

Title

Tape spooler

Catalog Number

102735259

Type

Physical object

Date

ca. 1965

Manufacturer

Digitronics Corporation

Identifying Numbers

Other number 3533-2 Printed on the back of the main plate.
Other number DA4914 Engraved on the back of the main plate.

Dimensions

overall: 10 1/2 in x 19 in x 11 1/2 in

Description

The object is built from a heavy steel plate with two torque motors mounted on the back. Each motor has a spindle on the front which can mount a paper tape reel. There is a tape tensioning mechanism for each spindle. Microswitches sense the position of the tensioning arms. Each spindle has the Digitronics trademarked logo on the front.

Category

I/O/paper tape device