FS : IBM Magnetic cards for IBM selectric "compocarte" (?)

Mike Stein mhs.stein at gmail.com
Fri Jan 3 15:39:59 CST 2020

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Al Kossow via cctalk" <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
To: <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
Sent: Friday, January 03, 2020 1:15 PM
Subject: Re: FS : IBM Magnetic cards for IBM selectric "compocarte" (?)

> On 1/3/20 1:46 AM, GerardCJAT via cctalk wrote:
>> I think these are pretty rare.
> They were sold by many office supply companies as consumables for the MCST
> I bought a box a while ago on eBay, don't see any right now though.

I've got a couple of the drives for those cards somewhere in case someone needs/wants one; rollers to feed the card in and out and a solenoid ratchet to move the head across track-to-track. Wonder if you could build an 80-column card reader out of one... ;-)

Only have one card though ;-)


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