Ferroresonant transformers and 3278
tmfdmike at gmail.com
Tue Dec 22 05:59:31 CST 2015
Oh then we should talk... do you know what condition they are in and
what power they are designed for? I'd definitely be interested in
getting a couple in good shape - although shipping to NZ would be...
Contact me off-list if you like.
On Wed, Dec 23, 2015 at 12:55 AM, Alexandre Souza
<alexandre.tabajara at gmail.com> wrote:
> That is easy, it is fairly common here. I know of a friend who has some.
> Enviado do meu Tele-Movel
> Em 22/12/2015 09:51, "Mike Ross" <tmfdmike at gmail.com> escreveu:
>> On Wed, Dec 23, 2015 at 12:44 AM, Santo Nucifora
>> <santo.nucifora at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > On Tue, Dec 22, 2015 at 5:52 AM, Brent Hilpert <hilpert at cs.ubc.ca>
>> >> On 2015-Dec-22, at 2:28 AM, drlegendre . wrote:
>> >> > Ah, a terminal it is! Thank you.
>> >> >
>> >> > On Mon, Dec 21, 2015 at 9:30 PM, William Donzelli <
>> wdonzelli at gmail.com>
>> >> > wrote:
>> >> >
>> >> >>> Sincere query.. as the goog turns up nothing meaningful..
>> >> >>
>> >> >> Try IBM 3278.
>> >> >>
>> >> >> Hint: one of those popular terminal families in the world.
>> > Sadly, not as plentiful these days as vintage terminals. I've been on
>> > lookout for one for the last couple of years just to add to my
>> > Seems that keyboard collectors like the keyboards too because those I
>> > found but not for sale lately.
>> They do seem rather thin on the ground. I picked mine up... 15 years
>> ago now and they weren't that common then. And I had a *hell* of a
>> time finding a 3279 - the colour version - even then.
>> Do we have any South American correspondents listening in? I'm sure I
>> read that IBM had a factory in Brazil producing these - and they kept
>> on churning 3278s out for some considerable time after the rest of the
>> world had moved on. I believe it was also stated that there was
>> considerable redesign using more modern components inside that classic
>> 3278 case on these later Brazilian examples. I'd certainly like to get
>> hold of a couple.
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