WTD: IBM 5250 terminal

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Wed Mar 8 09:12:52 CST 2006


Quoting William Donzelli <aw288 at osfn.org>:

> I am looking for for a working IBM 5250 terminal. Anyone have one of these
> big beasts, hopefully near NY?
> 
> William Donzelli
> aw288 at osfn.org
> 


I'd post on an AS/400 or iSeries mailing list - your chances are better.

If you don't really need the physical 'dumb-head', try a 5250 emulator.  There
is one for Linux that works over telnet.

If you go with a dumb-head, get the oldest one you can. :-)  My favorites are
the ancient all-in-one tubes that have the keyboard ringer.


Mike



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