Portable terminals

Ali cctalk at ibm51xx.net
Mon Sep 10 12:35:06 CDT 2018

> If you want a small, portable, battery-powered terminal, get an HPLX
> palmtop (95, 100 or 200). Runs for weeks or months on two AA batteries.
> The HPLX palmtops  have a VT100 emulation. I have not had a need to use
> it, but Tony has and perhaps can comment on its fidelity to the real
> thing.

Yeah, except they are ridiculously expensive... If you can get your hands on
an android device w/ a decent keyboard for $60 new IMHO you are much better
off than w/ an HPLX. Plus you have much more options as far as SW and
functionality goes.


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