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

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 22 15:33:04 CDT 2014

I still have it Bill...


> On Apr 22, 2014, at 4:11 PM, Bill Bradford <mrbill at mrbill.net> wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 02:57:14PM -0400, Lionel Peterson wrote:
>> What I like about the VT525 is that as the monitor fades, replacements
>> are plentiful and very affordable... And as retro-computer users age,
>> the ability to run a real terminal on a bigger CRT becomes very
>> attractive. (DEC never made a 19" terminal AFAIK)
> I was about to mention the VRE01 EL/plasma display, but I guess it was
> smaller than 19".
> http://www.wickensonline.co.uk/images/flat-panel.jpg
> I scored one in the early 00s for $25 from Goodwill Computerworks in
> Austin because they had no idea what it was and it didn't have a VGA
> monitor connector.  I about RAN to the cash register with it, took it
> home, and ran it off a uVAX for a while before selling it off at a
> pretty nice profit.  (they were ~$5K in '89-90)
> Yet another bit of hardware that I kick myself for not keeping around..
> Bill
> -- 
> Bill Bradford
> Houston, Texas USA
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