[rescue] VMS machines in SF area

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Mon Dec 31 08:57:37 CST 2007

On Monday 31 December 2007 05:02, Bill Bradford wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 31, 2007 at 04:32:54AM -0500, John Floren wrote:
> > Oh, and what kind of modem will work with a VT220 terminal? Can it
> > be any 28.8k modem I pick up from the thrift shop, or does it need
> > something special?
> Will a VT220 *handle* anything faster than 19.2?

I don't think so.  I'm not sure that I'd try anything faster on it, 

> If you've got the right MMJ to DB25 cable it should work with any
> modem that does RS232.

Actually, the VT220 has a DB25 connector (and a current-loop connector), 
not MMJ.  The VT320 was the first DEC terminal to use MMJ.

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