Fingers Crossed for 2021 ...

2020 was the worst! COVID kept the museum closed for much of the year and a mains water pipe bursting causing a flood kept us closed for the rest. 
We're hoping to re-open in the next few months ... fingers crossed! Read More >>>

Please Donate Via Just GivingNo visitors, no workshops, no events, no school visits... no income. We know that things are tough for everyone right now, but if you can afford to help us through these tough times please donate what you can.

There's over 36,000 exhibits here! That should keep you occupied for a bit - get searching!

Or come and get involved on our social media channels ...

      Twitch  Facebook          Online Gift Shop      

Thank you.

 Home > LEO Computers > Lyons Electronic Office (LEO) Archive > CMLEO/PB - Peter Bird Collection > CMLEO/PB/PH Photographs > Photographs of LEO III > 61023 Control panel ... e xerographic printer

61023 Control panel for Copyflo machine on the Rank prototype xerographic printer

Description of Photograph

Photograph of engineer's hands [probably Bill Dunlop] at the Copyflo control panel on the 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, 'Setting controls on Copyflo machine before re-starting the Xeronic computer output printer. The cathode ray tube is housed above the control panel. The printing as it emerges from the machine can be seen on the left'.

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

Date: 1958

Physical Description: 1 photographic print; black and white

Archives Hub References: CMLEO/PB/PH/3/61023

Comment on This Photograph

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH61023. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

Photograph of 61023  Control panel for Copyflo machine 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