"The phone is a remarkably complex, simple device, and very rarely ever needs repairs, once you fix them." - Dan/Panther
Started by Nick in Manitou, June 14, 2015, 05:42:32 PM
Quote from: jsowers on June 14, 2015, 07:56:27 PMMany calculators in the early 1960s didn't have a 10-key interface. Does anyone remember the Friden or Burroughs calculators with the rows and rows of keys? They were huge.
Quote from: TelePlay on June 14, 2015, 08:07:50 PMAnd they had a cash register type arm to pull down and register the keys once pushed, right? And they came in different sizes, number of rows from 0-9 depending on the business needs. I've seen them used in the 50s IIRC.
Quote from: andre_janew on June 14, 2015, 09:49:53 PMI took typing as well. My teachers had trouble reading my handwriting. Is it just me or does the computer keyboard look an awful like the one on an electric typewriter?
Quote from: paul-f on June 14, 2015, 11:34:19 PMADDING MACHINE ARRANGEMENT FOR TOUCH-TONE BUTTONS? -- IT DOESN'T ADD UP[/b