Peripheral Products


2895B

Storage - Paper Tape/Card Selection:

Name: 2895 Tape Punch
Product Number: 2895
Introduced: 1972
Division: Data Systems
Original Price: $2400
Catalog Reference: 1973, page 485
Donated by: Australian Computer Museum Society

Description:

The 2895A/B was the paper tape punch system for early HP 1000s and HP 3000s. It could punch paper, plastic and mylar tape at 75 characters per second. The 9884A (introduced in 1975 at $2900) was the 2895 tape punch for connection to 98X0 computers. HP OEM'd this product from Facit.

The 2895B also came in bundled configurations (racking, interface card, cables, etc) for 2000/1000 computers and for 3000 computers. The part numbers were 12926A and 30105A respectively.

The 9884A was obsoleted in July of 1986.

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