[rescue] VMS machines in SF area

John Francini francini at mac.com
Mon Dec 31 10:43:13 CST 2007

I think that the VT220 will do up to 38,400 -- but you better have  
decent ^S/^Q (XON/XOFF) flowcontrol or you'll get buffer overruns.   
It certainly can't display text that fast.


On 31 Dec 2007, at 9:57, Patrick Finnegan wrote:

> 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,
> anyways.
>> 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.
> Pat
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