[rescue] what the heck is it
James at jdfogg.com
Mon Oct 15 18:48:48 CDT 2007
> RDS-201E (on badge on front/top)
> P/N G246101-3010 (from badge on rear)
> Model VT302 (from badge on rear)
> This has 2 5.25" full height floppy drives (like the original
> IBM PC) likely Tandon mechs ?
> Has a 'built in' (more like 'built on') screen.
> Has switches for 10 pitch/12 pitch
> 1/1.5/2 spacing and another I forget
> (they are on the monitor piece).
The switches tell me it was some kind of dedicated word processor.
Sounds like it was hacked together from a DEC terminal and some bits. It
may have been sold as some "secure" electronic document solution to the
government (Raytheon was big into that sort of thing).
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