[rescue] Moth balls
jorge234q at yahoo.com
Sun Jun 15 16:20:07 CDT 2008
> If it has a paper-tape reader and punch, it's an
> ASR-33. If it doesn't, it's a KSR-33.
Yes, my concern was knowing how to describe "the stuff
on the right side" in an unambiguous way...
> The stuff on the right side just has to do with what
> variant of an
> ASR-33 it might be. There were several variants over its
> 20+ year lifetime.
But, are these documented anywhere? How are they
reflected in the *model number*??
> Now if only I had either a computer with a current-loop
> interface or
EIA232 <-> CL is just a couple of transistors and resistors.
More of a hassle than a real technical challenge :>
> an interface converter. There's nothing like the
> sound, vision, and
> smell of an ASR-33 to bring back memories of my first days
> of computing...
I think a 103 modem is more reminiscent... :>
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