How to use both a VT-52 and an ASR-33 on a PDP-8A

tony duell ard at
Tue Feb 23 07:13:31 CST 2016

> You could use something like an Arduino to buffer
> either. It could take the 9600 from the terminal and
> retransmit it at 110. It would be slow when updating
> data to the terminal but it should be able to buffer human
> input at the terminal.

If you're going to keep the PDP11 port at 110 baud, then
you might as well just turn the switches on the VT52 to make
that do 110 buad too and use a 4 pole changeover switch to
select between the 2 terminals.

Why use a million components when a couple will do?


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