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IBM 514 Reproducing Punch
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IBM 514 Reproducing Punch
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IBM 514 Reproducing Punch
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IBM 514 Reproducing Punch
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IBM 514 Reproducing Punch

Figure 1 shows our IBM 514 Reproducing Punch. It basically reads punched cards and punches new cards based on the read cards, but not necessarily with the same data. In addition to simple punch-for-punch reproduction, based on the plugboard control the 514 can perform other functions such as inserting "master" information on each punched card, reproducing only some of the data and possibly in different locations, and creating and printing sequence numbers on the output cards.