[rescue] VT320's, glass TTYs in general - Re: hack42's collection [Was: Re: Tektronix 4002 terminal]

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at gmail.com
Sat Apr 19 18:32:18 CDT 2014

I had occasion to scan eBay for VT525's, turns out used ones coma ms $225 and
new ones are $350...

My few VT220s appear dead, happily I have one or two VT525s to use...


> On Apr 19, 2014, at 6:27 PM, Toby Thain <toby at telegraphics.com.au> wrote:
>> On 19/04/14 1:19 PM, Simon Claessen wrote:
>> well, the key is not taking everything. :-) we keep about 1/4th to 1/5th
>> of what is there and the rest will go to a recycling organisation we know.
>> what use is 20+ vt320's?
> A few people are still looking for glass tty's, they are not very common any
> I would definitely canvass retrocomputing groups before recycling them.
Also, you can probably get real money selling them.
> --Toby
>> not to say about the multitude of monitors.
>>> On 19-04-14 18:21, Al Kossow wrote:
>>>> On 4/19/14 9:15 AM, Simon Claessen wrote:
>>>> unfortunately we have to
>>>> take it all or nothing. so we have to clear out a lot of it.
>>> Therein lies the path to madness.
>>> Hopefully, you have less draconian recycling laws than in the US.
>>> Think about how much this is going to cost you to store as time goes on.
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