tape reader


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tape reader

[′tāp ‚rēd·ər]
(computer science)
paper-tape reader
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Gardner Company has developed the new PosiTector replica tape reader. An electronic gage with a digital display, it features one-handed menu navigation in multiple language choices; resistance to solvent, acid, oil, water, and dust; and a protective rubber holster with a belt clip.
DeFetsko's PosiTector RTR Replica Tape Reader is a new digital spring micrometer that measures peak-to-valley surface profile height using Testex Press-O-Film Replica Tape.
That means they run the risk of the tape getting stretched, dirty, wrapped around a tape reader or spoiled by humidity.
The scanning process is throttled by the speed of the tape reader. In this case, the majority of the tapes were LTO-2 format, which scans at 40 MB/second and can store 200 GB of data.
Paper tape reader POPENTRaF, PREADTAPEaF (1500 code)
Holbert: The Iris printer had a built-in PC that helped manage the functions of the printer, and it had a tape reader that read quarter-inch tape, to which the image to be printed was digitally scanned.
Debugging was done by first feeding a completed tape though the tape reader and then physically verifying the accuracy of the commanded machine axes positions.
Russell, Dow Theory Letters, La Jolla, CA, 7,000 subs, $ 185; Stanley Weinstein, Professional Tape Reader, Hollywood FL, 9,000 subs, $175; Martin E.
Many years back, machine tool controllers would have a tape reader as a standard item and an RS-232 communications board as an option.
From what Eric Calaluca has previewed about the database, it will surely be a tremendous boon for the information industry, helping to make ancient and medieval Western history, philosophy and literature as close as your nearest CD drive or mag tape reader. While hopefully there are a number of you out in the information trenches who can discover this database firsthand, I unfortunately, will have to pass.
A nine-track tape reader, with a computer card and some software, lets a journalist mimic the power of a mainframe on a personal computer.
"With the old system, the operator couldn't correct the program at the machine; he had to take it up to the office for change by a programmer, followed by reloading back on the tape reader or NC unit.