Home > LEO Computers > Lyons Electronic Office (LEO) Archive > CMLEO/PB - Peter Bird Collection > CMLEO/PB/PH Photographs > Photographs of LEO III > 61018 Bill Dunlop wo ... e xerographic printer

61018 Bill Dunlop working on the Rank prototype xerographic printer

Description of Photograph

Photograph of Bill Dunlop from the Rank Electronics Dept with the early experimental model of the Xeronic Printer later used on LEO III.  

According to the printed caption on the reverse, probably text from a trade brochure, Bill Dunlop is 'putting a sub-unit into one of the electronic cubicles of the Xeronic computer output printer. The production model Xeronic will print computer output at 3,000 lines a minute, 128 characters on a line, and in the same high quality printing operation will print its own forms to contain the information. The prototype prints 1,500 lines a minute'.

Collected by Peter Bird as part of his research for his book LEO - The First Business Computer (1994).

Date: c1958

Physical Description: 1 photographic print; black and white

Archives Hub References: CMLEO/PB/PH/3/61018

Other References: DCMLEO20190816005

Comment on This Photograph

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH61018. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

Photograph of 61018  Bill Dunlop working on the Rank prototype xerographic printer

Rank Precision Industries

Help support the museum by buying from the museum shop

View all items

Founding Sponsors
redgate Google ARM Real VNC Microsoft Research
Heritage Lottery Funded
Heritage Lottery Fund
Accredited Museum