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Time-Line computer Archive Ltd is a not for profit company, our aim is to collect, restore and exhibit all types of early computers and electronics.

We hope that our website will give an insight to the development of computing and will help give inspiration to other people to collect rather than throw out historical electronics.

We also would like to make a record of peoples experiences of early Computing and Electronics primarily from Scotland and the North of England but also from Great Britain generally. If you have any Experiences of early computing or Electronics please don't hesitate to contact us.

Honeywell H 716 Front Panel

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Honeywell H716 front panel, also

a ASR 33 teleprinter and perforated paper tape program.








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The H716 was rescued, complete, from the scrap man, as it was being decommissioned from York City Council in the mid’70’s.

It saw service as a dedicated front end communications processor on the Councils Honeywell H200 mainframe.

It then served as a personal training machine for some years until an extensive power supply failure led to it being disassembled.

Over the years, and several changes of location it’s components became “dispersed”.

The H716 front panel (the essence of the machine), and the ASR 33 which served as it’s primary I/O device and console, now

survive to find a permanent home with the Museum.


Big thank you to Dave Dexter for his kind donation.