Vintage terminals (was Re: PDP-11 available in New Zealand)
ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Thu Mar 8 17:52:35 CST 2007
> I remember seeing one in 1979/1980 and the bell was described to me as
> "grinding the gears on a 1952 Chevy" :-).
That 'Bell', is astually a relay that's driven by a square-wave signal
from the logic (AFAIK it doesn't use the break contact on the relay to
make a buzzer). The same relay, fed with a pulse generates the keyclick.
> Even bona-fide VT100s are scarce.
There are 3 or 4 here, along with a VT105.
I don't have a VT52, though. I do have a VT55, does that count ? :-)
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