DEC terminals and classic server computing
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Mon May 29 08:41:14 CDT 2017
On Mon, May 29, 2017 at 02:25:17PM +0100, Aaron Jackson via cctalk wrote:
> Hey Henry,
> Nice to see you on the list :)
> I was just doing a search and it looks like the VT510 has a DIN socket
> on the back. Is this just PS2? The earlier terminals used an RJ-11
I'm pretty certain vt510 use PS2, thought the layout of the keyboards
are a little different compared to PC keyboards.
> Henry Bond via cctalk writes:
> > It's a 510, cheap on eBay it is a bit new for what I was going for.
> > Thanks for the link though :)
> > -H
> > On 29 May 2017 00:19:05 BST, Toby Thain via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> >>On 2017-05-28 7:08 PM, Henry Bond via cctalk wrote:
> >>> I have long had an interest in server tech and "technology with
> >>character" I finally took the plunge and got a DEC and I am looking for
> >>something of a similar vintage to connect it to.
> >>> I have read about VAXstations, z80 based mainframes. This seems like
> >>the kind of devices I would like to acquire and learn the workings of.
> >>> I also require a keyboard for my DEC terminal.
> >>If it's a VT100, there's a keyboard on ebay currently.
> >>(not affiliated)
> >>> As this is my first post to the list, I am mostly looking for
> >>resources (UK would be preferable)
> >>> -- H
> >>> Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.
> Aaron Jackson
> PhD Student, Computer Vision Laboratory, Uni of Nottingham
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