paper tape

paper tape

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Description
This punched paper tape, intended for computer input, is in a clear plastic case. A mark on the case reads: Corr11, V224, IVAR, VRLST.A mark on the outermost edge of the tape reads: RDMRII.Two orange paper stickers on the bottom of the case list what appeared to be the names of programs. Those not crossed out are named 8n3, CORRII, and V225, The paper tape is in differend shades of tan, pink, and yellow - perhaps signifying different programs or datasets. There appear to be six holes for data entry in each channel, plus a smaller sprocket hole toward the center and a larger one along one side of each channel.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Paper Tape
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 13.97 cm x 13.97 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
2006.0132.04
catalog number
2006.0132.04
accession number
2006.0132
Credit Line
Jon Eklund
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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