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 YEAR: 1967
 ITEM: Peripheral Device
 COMPANY: Heath Company
RARITY: Not rare   Click here for further information on our rarity scale Information on the rarity of this item is unknown.

Heath Servo-Recorder

A view of the vintage Heath Servo-Recorder an important part of computer history
An absolutely beautiful example of a Heath charting machine. The unit is 13.75 inches wide, 8.75 inches high, 13.5 inches long, and weighs about 17 pounds. This machine holds a 10" wide, 120 foot roll of paper. It records 100 units wide, left to right. The standard is 2 inches per minute, optional rollers were available from Heath for faster speeds. It uses a standard fountain pen. Machines like this were typically used in medical fields, but electronic measurement were also used instead of using an oscilloscope if you wanted to save the output results.

The recoder measures 13.75" wide by 8.75" high by 13.375" deep.

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Overview of the plotter without a pen (see below for pen). Front view of recoder. Left side; power cord & paperfeed knobs are on this side. Back of recorder with stenciled diagrams/instructions. Right side of recorder.