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61088 Formhead of the Xeronic printer

Description of Photograph

Photograph of the Xeronic printer formhead.  Peter Bird notes in his published caption:

The cathode tubes are placed above the film optics. Two film strips are located in their respective carriers. From this position light sources, from the cathodes and film strips, would be projected by prisms onto the selenium coated drum of the Copyflo unit below.

Published in Bird, Peter  LEO - The First Business Computer  (Wokingham: Hasler, 1994), plate 81.


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

Date: early 1960s

Physical Description: 1 photographic print; black and white

Archives Hub References: CMLEO/PB/PH/3/61088

Other References: DCMLEO20190816013

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Photograph of 61088  Formhead of the Xeronic printer

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