IBM 3290 terminal
kevin.bowling at kev009.com
Tue Feb 9 14:08:53 CST 2016
It's 100% compatible to 3174, it just sends a bitstream down to the
terminal. If somebody can send me the image that may help eventually.
On Tue, Feb 9, 2016 at 10:09 AM, Dave Wade <dave.g4ugm at gmail.com> wrote:
> The controller Kevin has is a Memorex/Telex (well the firm that they
> became) so the 3174 DSL Microcode may not be appropriate. If I remember
> properly the Memorex/Telex units also wanted 3.5" diskettes...
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of Mike
> > Sent: 09 February 2016 10:13
> > To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts
> > <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
> > Subject: Re: IBM 3290 terminal
> > The 3290 plasma panel? It's not for sale but I do have one - and more
> > importantly the critical DSL diskette the 3174 needs in order for it to
> work. It's
> > the only one I've ever seen' good luck; you'll need it!
> > If you do get one and need the DSL code let me know and we'll work
> > something out.
> > Funny you should mention that; I just tried to fire it up for the first
> time in...
> > at least 5 years I think - just last week. SMPSU issues; the PSU starts
> > immediately shuts down - whether or not there's a load on it. Dunno if
> > crowbarring or what. Thing is in bits on the bench right now. I have no
> > schematics so don't anticipate a quick fix. Also it's a 3rd party PSU
> IBM bought
> > in - made in China IIRC.
> > Mike
> > On Tue, Feb 9, 2016 at 10:23 PM, Kevin Bowling
> > <kevin.bowling at kev009.com> wrote:
> > > I'm looking for an IBM 3290 to complement my z800 mainframe and third
> > > party 3174-22L establishment controller. I can't imagine these were
> > > particularly rare, but am sure many of them have been destroyed in the
> > > waning years since it takes special equipment/know how/desire to even
> > > use. Any leads on on for a reasonable price?
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > Kevin
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