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Time-Line computer Archive Ltd is a not for profit company, our aim is to collect, restore and exhibit all types of early computers and electronics.

We hope that our website will give an insight to the development of computing and will help give inspiration to other people to collect rather than throw out historical electronics.

We also would like to make a record of peoples experiences of early Computing and Electronics primarily from Scotland and the North of England but also from Great Britain generally. If you have any Experiences of early computing or Electronics please don't hesitate to contact us.

Magnetic Tape Units

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Magnetic Tape Drives
Five magnetic tape drives operating at 75 inches per second.
Data is recorded at 300 bits per inch on ten tracks, 4 data tracks,
four inverse data tracks and two parity tracks.
This allows single bit errors to be both detected and corrected.