Some articles on ibm, tape, magnetic tape:
... manufacturers, Hollerith, Power-Samas, IBM and others, were also marketing an array of computers ... Data input required intermediate processing via punched paper tape or punched card and separate input to a repetitive, labor intensive task, removed from user control and error-prone ... Data storage was strictly serial on paper tape, and then later to magnetic tape the use of data storage within readily accessible memory was not cost-effective ...
... Further information IBM mainframe For these computers most components were unique to a specific computer and are shown here immediately following the computer entry ... IBM 305 RAMAC — Random Access Method of Accounting and Control 1956 IBM 305 — Processing Unit IBM 323 — IBM 305 Card Punch IBM 340 — IBM 305 Power Supply IBM 350 ...
Famous quotes containing the words tape and/or magnetic:
“I could buy one
Tape and get another free. I accept- Ed the deal, paid for one tape and
Chose a free one. But since Ive been
Repeatedly billed for my free tape.”
—John Ashbery (b. 1927)
“We are in great haste to construct a magnetic telegraph from Maine to Texas; but Maine and Texas, it may be, have nothing important to communicate.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)