Computer Operators Seat

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The computer operators seat. A Texas Instruments terminal was used to access the computer. On the left is a Calcomp pen plotter and H-P paper tape punch and reader. To the right is a Tally line printer. H-P disk drives (one 5 MB fixed and one 5 MB removable) and 9-track tape drives also existed but are not in this picture. The KAO had a custom network system that allowed all computers to report their data back to one computer which wrote it onto magnetic tape.

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