Type 82 Card Sorter

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Date Introduced
1949
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Manufacturer
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
United States
Keywords
Unit record equipment; Business
Object ID
102668034

IBM sorters have one input hopper for the cards to be sorted, and 13 output bins – one for each of the 12 possible hole positions in a column, and one for rejects or unpunched cards. This popular Type 82 sorter could process 650 cards a minute and leased for $55 a month in 1957.