[rescue] Seeking keyboard for an AT&T / Teletype BLIT 5620 termiinal

Jerry Kemp sun.mail.list47 at oryx.us
Tue Aug 11 09:22:07 CDT 2015


congratulations on the 3B2 + terminal.   I wish I had a keyboard for you, but I 


I'm not familiar with either the blit demo software or the layers software for 
the 3B2.

There used to be a lot more 3B2 resources online, and many are still there. 
Unfortunately, it looks as though many of them have not been touched in 10+ years.

I'm hoping that if we get a working 3B2 emulator in place, it ( the emulator) 
may stir up and/or renew interest.


On 08/11/15 07:49 AM, Steve Hatle wrote:
> I may have a lead on a keyboard - long shot, but I will follow up.
> Glad I haven't had to deal with the adhesive rotting on my screen - looks
> like a fun job :-)
> Do you have the blit "demo" software? I have layers on my 3B2/300, but
> not the demo package that runs all the graphical toys. Would love to get
> that if anyone out there has it.
> Oh - and nice Otrona Attache. I have one of those squirrelled away
> somewhere in the basement.
> Steve
>    -------- Original Message --------
>    Subject: [rescue] Seeking keyboard for an AT&T / Teletype BLIT 5620
>    termiinal
>    From: Ian Finder <ian.finder at gmail.com>
>    Date: Tue, August 11, 2015 3:30 am
>    To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>    Hi folks,
>    Sorry for the begspam, but I've recently restored a DMD 5620
>    terminal- as
>    chronicled on my instagram- http://instagram.com/tr1nitr0n
>    I've picked up a 3B2 / 400 to run it, and a Depraz mouse. I cleaned
>    the
>    screen rot and repaired the board. I've even got layers running. I'm
>    almost
>    done.
>    The one issue? I'm running on a borrowed keyboard.
>    I can, at worst, reverse engineer the protocol. But I'd really love
>    to get
>    my hands on the right one.
>    There is one on eBay at the moment-- This is exactly what I'm looking
>    for:
>    http://www.ebay.com/itm/VINTAGE-COMPUTER-AT-T-TELETYPE-5620-BLI
>    T-JERQ-DMD-GRAPHICS-TERMINAL-KEYBOARD-/221833353136?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&
>    ;hash=item33a64c57b0
>    ***but*** the price I believe is a bit silly-- so even if I could
>    afford it
>    I might not be inclined to do so.
>    If anyone has one of these kicking about they'd be willing to sell me
>    for
>    somewhat less than the listing above, I would be eternally grateful.
>    Cheers,
>    - Ian
>    --
>    Ian Finder
>    (206) 395-MIPS
>    ian.finder at gmail.com
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