|Scheutz Calculator- 1853|
Swedish Calculating Machine ... Our readers will, of
course, understand that the machine is not self-acting.
It does not give logarithms, for example, merely for
saying, Good machine, we want logarithms. It must be fed
both with manual power and with calculation. The
seed must be according with the harvest wanted; men do
not grow figs or thistles, even in a calculating machine.
But the return is greater than in most harvests; a very
little calculation makes the machine do an enormous
quantity of result by help of barrel-organ exercise.
The machine consists of more than 4000 separate
pieces and weighs 10 cwt."
"Calculating by Machinery." The Manufacturer and Builder, Vol. 2, No. 8, pp. 225, Aug. 1870.
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