|Mus.Cat. NEWUC:2003.25||Mnfctr: PCA Data Processing Accessories||Date: ?||Ser. No: -||Model: -|
|Comp: Splicing Block||Width: 342 mm||Depth: 126 mm||Height: 26 mm||Weight: 342 g|
Though the paper tape was read at over 2.5metre/second
it was often wound up at an even faster speed,
and sometimes it got torn, then it needed repairing.
The two broken ends were laid on the bed of a splicer block that had four pins,
two for each bit of tape,
to engage with spocket holes to position the two pieces of tape.
A piece of sticky tape covered the tear,
then a manual operated punch reperforated the data holes in the tape.