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VICTOR  TALLYMASTER
( 10-Block-Keyboard )


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TECHNICAL DATA       of the Mechanical Printing-Calculator  VICTOR
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                     »TALLYMASTER«  ( Econo-Model, PLUS-Only ) 7/8

Serial Number:       2627-982 / 770

Dimensions:   (ca.)  Width   =   9     " /  23 cm
                     Depth   =  12     " /  31 cm
                     Height  =   5_1/2 " /  14 cm

Weight:       (ca.)  8_1/4 lbs  /  3.75 kg

Mechanics:           Serial-to-parallel Conversion,
                     10-Block-Keyboard

                     Black Nylon Ribbon:
                     5/16" * 20'  /  8 mm * 6 m
                     Paper Roll (Standard):
                     2_1/4" * 2_3/4" * 165'  (W * D * L)
                     57 mm  * 65 mm  * 50 m  (B * D * L)

Functions:           Addition only,
                     Repeat, Subtotal, Total

Registers:           Input       =  7 Decimals
                     Arithmetic  =  8 Decimals
                     Printing    =  9 Characters
Manufacturer:
                     VICTOR COMPTOMETER CO.
                     Chicago / USA
                     1970

H O W   T O   U S E    the  VICTOR
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ENTER A NUMBER:
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The actual number of digits entered shows on the slot above the
keyboard. If wrong digits are entered, pull the left slider to
clear the keyboard.

ADDITION:
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Everytime a number is entered and the handle is pulled, the number
is printed and added to memory.

REPEAT:
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To enter the same number more than once, set the top-left black
switch to [R] before pulling the handle. The keyboard will not be
cleared after releasing the handle.

SUBTOTAL:
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The cumulated sum will be printed when the top-right black switch
is held at [S] before pulling the handle. The memory will hold the
actual sum after releasing the handle.

TOTAL:
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The total sum will be printed when the top-right black switch is
held at [T] before pulling the handle. The memory will be cleared
after releasing the handle.

PRINTOUT-Example                with Comments:
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^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^   To clear memory:
|        .00 T  |   Set [T=Total], Pull handle
|               |
|               |                    < Max.Input = 7 decimals > 
|  76,543.21    |   Enter (1st) number, Pull handle
|  87,654.32    |   Enter (2nd) number, Pull handle
| 164,197.53 S  |   Set [S=Subtotal] to print sum, Pull handle
|               |
|       4.56    |   Set [R=Repeat], Enter number, Pull handle
|       4.56    |   Release [R], Pull handle 
| 164,206.65 T  |   Set [T] to print total sum, Pull handle 
|               |                   < Max.Output = 8 decimals >
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

SUBTRACTION:
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Addition is the only operation directly performed on the machine.
For subtraction an indirect method of addition is necessary!

The "9-Complement" Methode:

           KEY-Figures  =   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9
       "9-Complements"  =   8   7   6   5   4   3   2   1   0

Entering the SUBTRAHEND requires 2 steps:
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(A) SET ALL 9s LEFT OF THE SUBTRAHEND 
(B) Enter the SUBTRAHEND MINUS 1 use the "9-Complements"

PRINTOUT-Example    876 - 543  =  333    with Comments:
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^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^   To clear memory:
|        .00 T  |   Set [T=Total], Pull handle
|               | 
|       8.76    |   Enter  + 876 , Pull handle
|  99,994.57    |   Enter  - 543  < 543 - 1  in "9-Complements" >,
|               |                  Pull handle
| 100,003.33 T  |   Set [T] to print total sum, Pull handle 
|               |                 < ignor the leading 1 >
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

For more information ...

        ===>>>    Have a look at the BURROUGHS site    <<<===

CHANGING THE PAPER ROLL:
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o  Unscrew the axle and lift the paper roll.
o  If necessary push the upper lever behind the rear paper
   slot to release and pull out the paper.
o  Put the new paper roll in place, so that the paper end
   comes from bottom and fix the axle.
o  Pull the paper behind the upper lever and push the lever
   to release the paper feeder. Push the paper end into the
   rear slot until it can be seen in the front window.
o  Tighten the paper roll.
o  Turn the cylinder more times until the paper is easy to grip.
o  Push the upper lever and adjust the paper in the window.

CHANGING THE RIBBON:
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(A) Remove the Cover
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    o  Pull out the handle.
    o  Shift the two levers under the case foreward.
    o  Lift the cover.
    o  Observe how the ribbon is spooled !!!
     ( on  b o t h  spooles clockwise )
(B) Change the Ribbon
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(C) Put Back the Cover
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    Perform the steps in reverse order.

R E M A R K S :   How to get a NEW RIBBON for this old machine ???
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There are cartridges for MATRIX-Printers on the market with 8 mm
NYLON-Ribbons. Check the cartridge before buying because there are
several available with different lengths.  In some cases you can
get 3 spools out of one cartridge!  You will get your fingers
dirty when you do the respooling - but the result is great!
And remember:  BOTH SIDES HAVE TO BE SPOOLED CLOCKWISE ...

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