TitlePaper Tape Reader
ManufacturerOliver Audio Engineerng (OAE)
Place ManufacturedN. Hollywood, CA USA
Dimensions2 x 4 5/8 x 3 1/4 (HWD)
DescriptionA popular input device used by hobbyists for entry of data and instructions into microcomputers, typically an Altair 8800 or IMSAI machine. 5,000 cps.
The unit is a small black box with a black PC board that has ICs, LEDs, and wire frame that paper tape is inserted into and pulled across the infrared emitter/detector array. It has a ribbon cable with a male DB25 connector.