keyboard perforator

keyboard perforator

[′kē‚bȯrd ′pər·fə‚rād·ər]
(engineering)
A typewriterlike device that prepares punched paper tape for communications or computing equipment.
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This came about as a result of the Murray system that employed a keyboard perforator, which allowed you to punch a paper tape, and a tape transmitter for sending the message from the punched tape.