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The carriage

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Right-hand side of the Carriage with the cam, which is attached to the Triplex carryover transfer cam shaft.
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The cam in the Carriage
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Enlargement of the cam, with two engraved lines which must be aligned at the time the carriage is fitted.
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The shaft which is specific to the Triplex mechanism (Register IV). Below, the bevel pinions and the fingers which operate the carry sense levers.

The gears

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Top view of the Add-and-carry mechanism. The long cylinder (drum gear), at the top, is coupled with the accumulator and drives the Register IV camshaft.
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The stepped drums connected with the Register IV, during a Multiplication.
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The Add-an-carry mechanism, in the rear part of the machine, shown from the right-hand side, just before fitting the carriage.
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The stepped-drum assembly, with the pinions which slide along the square shafts, in order to have exactly the right position, to be caught by the drum.

The motor

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This is the electrical motor of a 20BTZG model. It was manufactured in Germany, by Siemens.
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The same motor with its trimming condensator.
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The second condensator (interference suppression capacitor).
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Enlargement of the main condensator, also manufactured in Germany (by Bosch).

Left side

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The left-hand side, in the foreground, and the links connecting the keyboard to the sliding pinions, in the background.
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There are 30 separate links and levers, fitted six layers deep on the outside of the left-hand side plate.
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Most of the left-hand levers are associated with the automatic carriage shifts that occur during set-up of operations.
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At the bottom of the left-hand side. The two slotted vertical key levers are to clear the count and accumulator registers.

Right side

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Zoom on a camshaft, which is engaged by the Division mechanism.
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There are about 35 links and levers, arranged seven layers deep.
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The main shaft gear with its brake arm at rest, steady in a notch in the disk.
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The brake arm is up, meaning that the motor has started for one cycle.

Inner side

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The right-hand side. The greatest rotating lever is used to start processing of a Division.
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The left-hand side. The last lever, at right, is used to engage or disengage Register IV from Register I.