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    MIS OMR reader - DRS CD230

    I have one of these brand new in box.
    http://www.trax-uk.co.uk/pdfs/cd230v0603.pdf

    are they worth anything? does anyone want to buy it?

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    bloody hell! I remember using one of these or very similar when i was at school and the head of exams didn't know how to use it!

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    a vintage piece worth hundreds of pounds.

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    hundreds of pence maybe! - Serial interface!

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    It's worth hanging on to!

    A couple of years or so ago we had to take down our Network two weeks before the end of the Summer Term.
    The SIMS Server was then moved to my Office and we operated a single user mode for SIMS. I stepped back in time a decade or so and used one of the two OMRs that we still have for Registers etc. I have also retained a stack of OMR Forms for Registration, AM7 etc etc.

    I suspect I may have to repeat the process as they start to demolish the building we are currently in and that houses the servers, as part of the BSF rebuild (wot a misnomer that is - it should be BSP - Building Schools for the Past!).
    Ever the pessimist ain't I! But at least I have a workable backup if things do not go as planned!
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    Is this still available?

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    We have two of these - free to a good home

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    Quote Originally Posted by paulellam View Post
    Is this still available?


    oh, didn't see this. it *may* still be in the IT dispose-of pile. Free to anyone, if it's there, and if they can make it to Keynsham, Bristol, BS31.


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    I think Ofsted fail schools that still use this form of input!

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    Quote Originally Posted by PhilNeal View Post
    I think Ofsted fail schools that still use this form of input!
    Really, why?

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    Sorry it was meant to be humerous.

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    Don't quit your day job just yet Phil!!

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    Sorry Phil you should have added a LOL ( not a Lots of Love either)

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