Haletine 2000 ? was Re: Hazeltine 1200

Roy J. Tellason rtellason at verizon.net
Sun Dec 9 14:55:54 CST 2007

On Sunday 09 December 2007 15:48, Richard wrote:
> In article <475C3DF7.7090105 at mainecoon.com>,
>     Chris Kennedy <chris at mainecoon.com>  writes:
> > Peter C. Wallace wrote:
> > > They were funny because they had (I think) core memory, [...]
> >
> > They did indeed.  In an era of model 33s the boxy 2000 with the equally
> > boxy detached keyboard was Really Very Cool.  I seem to recall that one
> > had to be careful about power cycling them too quickly as they'd eat
> > HOTs if you did.
> HOTs?

Horizontal Output Transistors would be my guess.

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