ISO 70's and 80's coax and twinax terminal docs/brochures

Guy Sotomayor Jr ggs at
Wed Sep 19 12:02:46 CDT 2018

> On Sep 19, 2018, at 9:35 AM, Al Kossow via cctalk <cctalk at> wrote:
> On 9/19/18 9:03 AM, Alexandre Souza wrote:
>> time for a ps2-to-3274-terminal-adapter?
> yes, or at least get all the 25-pin parallel keyboard protocols documented
> before a keyboard in thousands of dollars instead of hundreds.

Sorry, it’s already gotten bad.  There are a couple of 3278/9 keyboards on eBay
at the moment that have *insane* prices.

> Bob Rosenbloom let me borrow a 3178 keyboard to document.

Hmm.  Isn’t that just a standard IBM 5 pin DIN keyboard?  That’s all I have for my
3179s and I thought that the 3178 had the same keyboard (but I could be mistaken…
hey, it could happen!).

> I have also been thinking about something like the 3megabit ethernet cape that Ken Schrriff did
> except it would replace a 3174.
> 3174-23R with ethernet option is complete overkill for a situation where you want to attach
> one coax terminal to ethernet, like most people wanting a real console on Hercules want to do.

Count me in!

TTFN - Guy

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