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Vintage computers take on fresh shine in retro photo project

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Peter Merchant
May 25, 2016 12:46
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THEY don t make em like they used to.

These six hefty chunks of machinery above and below are part of a new art project that combines nostalgia for tech from the cold war era with the look and feel of an iPhone ad.

Now locked away in museums around the world, they have been photographed and their images digitally retouched to return them to their former glory.

The Harwell Dekatron top image is Ball s favourite.

The IBM 729 Magnetic Tape Unit was used for data storage in the 1960s.

The ENDIM 2000 is a tube-based analogue computer made in the former German Democratic Republic, of which only about 20 were ever produced.

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