Oddball question: really small terminals
dave.g4ugm at gmail.com
Mon Oct 26 14:27:04 CDT 2015
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> Subject: Re: Oddball question: really small terminals
> On 10/25/2015 08:32 PM, william degnan wrote:
> > On Oct 25, 2015 8:54 PM, "Jon Elson" <elson at pico-systems.com> wrote:
> >> On 10/25/2015 05:27 PM, Mike Ross wrote:
> >>> A pull-out keyboard in the base? I have one too. Would be perfect if
> >>> it worked, and I had half a dozen of them!
> >> No, mine did NOT have a pull-out or fold-down kbd, it was all one
> >> piece,
> > like a micro-miniaturized ADM3 or similar terminal. Possibly it WAS
> > the same as the picture on the Wikipedia article, I couldn't tell the
> > scale from that pic.
> >> Jon
> > Something like the iXO handheld terminal?
> > http://vintagecomputer.net/iXO/iXO_telecomputing-system.jpg
> No, it WAS a Minitel. The Wikipedia picture gives nothing for scale, but there
> is a picture of one on a Google pictures collection that shows it on a desk with
> a regular keyboard and LCD screen, and you can see how small the thing
> really was.
Televideo made small terminals, PT102 and "Personal Terminal". I found a pic here:-
but there are more about if you google....
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