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Old 14th Mar 2019, 4:32 pm   #1
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Default Help identify unit made by PYE

Any clever person have any info of this obscure PYE unit.

Looks like could be a switchboard or maybe intercom

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Old 15th Mar 2019, 8:27 pm   #2
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Could it be an early autodialer?
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Old 15th Mar 2019, 8:35 pm   #3
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Where was it used?
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Old 16th Mar 2019, 1:36 pm   #4
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I had a couple of these units in 1972, a electronic shop was selling them off in forest gate. its an intercom/dialer unit no ic's it uses transistors wired as flip flops as counters. you can dial out via the keys 0-9 one digit at a time or use the key switch which then used a pre programmed number. the patch panel number was stored by wires that were screwed to a patch panel. the case was a thick slab of real wood. I think it was intended for use in an office working to a pabx rather than to a exchange line.
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Old 17th Mar 2019, 9:32 pm   #5
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Hi Gang.

Thanks for all the replies and advice. For some reason I'm not getting an automatic email to say there is a reply, even though I did tick the instant notification setting.

Was asking for a friend who remembers one in a office where he worked in the late 60's. That's the best photo I could find of the unit which he said is the unit he recalled being there, but he never knew what it was.... until now

If anyone ever comes across one for sale please let me knowas I would get it for a surprise for him, doesn't have to be functional

Anymore info gratefully recieved

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