ID help, Ampex tape drive and other things.

Pontus Pihlgren pontus at Update.UU.SE
Mon May 18 11:20:09 CDT 2015

On Mon, May 18, 2015 at 05:36:54PM +0200, Jon wrote:
> I think it's an airborne unit for recording flight measurements, seems
> 14 tracks on half-inch tape were standard. Apparently model 800 was
> introduced by Ampex in 1955.

The alfaskop is labled with SAS logo, the old national flight company.. perhaps 
related. The printed label on the tape drive says "replaces remote control", I 
wonder what it might be..

I think we'll have to wait until I pick it up to find out.


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