[rescue] DEC keyboards
Charles Shannon Hendrix
shannon at widomaker.com
Wed Nov 15 14:52:05 CST 2006
Wed, 15 Nov 2006 @ 12:45 -0500, Patrick Finnegan said:
> I've got a couple 3153s and a 3151. They're decent terminals (and cab
> use a Model M, which is nice), but don't have all of the keys that the
> VTxxx keyboards do.
They can't emulate them with vulcan handshakes?
> The keyboards on my VT100s are reasonable nice, and not as nice as a
> Model M, but a good 2nd place.
Yes, the original vt100 was nice and heavy. Then again, so was the
terminal as I recall.
Everything since them seems to have gone to mushy keyboards.
For example, the keyboards at my alma-mater in the late 80s were almost
all vt220's and the keyboards felt like tight springs. Horrible feel.
Could you get better ones that were more like the vt100?
I would not mind finding some and tossing my current vt mushboards.
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