Vintage terminals (was Re: PDP-11 available in New Zealand)

Dave McGuire mcguire at
Thu Mar 8 16:31:18 CST 2007

On Mar 8, 2007, at 5:05 PM, Ethan Dicks wrote:
>> > Where can you get real VT52s nowadays?  I haven't seen one on  
>> Ebay for
>> > at least three years.
>> At the expense of looking stupid (again), why not use one of the many
>> VT-100/VT-220-type teminals that also have a VT-52 mode?
> Dunnou about David's needs, but for my own (VTEDIT under OS/8),
> emulation within a more modern dumb terminal is rarely accurate
> enough.  If you just want approximate emulation, lots of DEC terminals
> and DEC-compatible terminals do offer VT-52 emulation, but I've only
> tested and rejected the emulation in the VT220.

   Can you give us (well, me) a brief overview of VTEDIT and how to  
get it running, or perhaps point me to a reference?


Dave McGuire
Port Charlotte, FL

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