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559Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: wanted: IBM Series I display model 4978 (more...)

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  • billdeg@aol.com
    May 23, 2005
      I know that the 4978 is EBCDIC, most terminals referenced in the Series I
      documentation are also. It should be possible to mimic the EBCDIC with an
      emulator of some sort. There are a lot of special keys on the keyboard that comes
      with the 4978 as well.

      In a message dated 5/23/2005 7:08:31 PM Eastern Standard Time,
      jscheef@... writes:

      > Bill,
      > Some of the stuff I found when I did a search on 'ibm series/1' did imply
      > that a serial terminal would work. IBM calls it an "asynchronous terminal".
      > Next question is back to one of my early questions about ASCII vs EBCDIC.
      > Are
      > you sure this thing uses EBCDIC? ASCII would sure make things easier!
      > Jim
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