Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Punched tape

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Five-hole and eight-hole punched cardboard tape
Punched band or perforated cardboard band is a anatomy of abstracts storage, consisting of a continued band of cardboard in which holes are punched to abundance data. Now finer obsolete, it was broadly acclimated during abundant of the twentieth aeon for teleprinter communication, for ascribe to computers of the 1950s and 1960s, and after as a accumulator average for minicomputers and CNC apparatus tools.
Contents [hide]
1 Origin
2 Band formats
2.1 Dimensions
2.2 Chadless Tape
3 Applications
3.1 Communications
3.2 Minicomputers
3.3 Abstracts alteration for ROM and EPROM programming
3.4 Cash registers
3.5 Newspaper industry
3.6 Automated machinery
3.7 Cryptography
3.7.1 Cardboard band canister
4 Limitations
5 Advantages
6 Punched band in art
7 Current use
8 See also
9 References
10 External links

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