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  • B. Degnan
    Apr 3, 2008
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      Matt,
      I used to have one, it might be useful for the Rainbow-era stuff, yes?
      Does it work? What does it look like? We're tight on space and at this
      point can only accept working, clean items.
      Thank you.
      Bill

      At 12:14 AM 4/3/2008 -0400, you wrote:
      >Would U be interested in a DEC "GIGI" terminal? I think I have a
      >manual and it can bused with a B&W monitor or an RGB NTSC using 3 BNC
      >cables on a monitor like a Sony PVM-1270.
      >
      >Matt
      >On Apr 2, 2008, at 2:15 PM, Kelly Leavitt wrote:
      > > I can provide 1 each Dorio VGB10 (vt 420 or something like that),
      > > Wyse 50 and Wyse 160 terminals if needed. They would have to be "on
      > > loan" and not property of the museum.
      > >
      > > -----Original Message-----
      > > From: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com on behalf of Bill Degnan
      > > Sent: Wed 4/2/2008 2:00 PM
      > > To: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
      > > Cc:
      > > Subject: Re: [midatlanticretro] Restoration news from InfoAge.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > I did not know that you made some progress...great!
      > >
      > > John touches on an issue we have in general - our lack of display
      > > terminals and monitors.
      > >
      > > Another issue - labeling the Grabbe items clearly (tags/red dots)
      > > asap. We're kind of stuck until we know what's ours and can be sold/
      > > junked/traded vs. the Grabbe collection which we promised would be
      > > kept together forever.
      > >
      > > Bill
      > >
      > >
      > > _____
      > >
      > > From: "John Allain" <allain@...>
      > > Sent: Wednesday, April 02, 2008 11:40 AM
      > > To: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
      > > Subject: Re: [midatlanticretro] Restoration news from InfoAge.
      > >
      > > > 5) DEC - No work done other than take a peek at everything.
      > >
      > > I was in the other room, you guys were hogging the two tables.
      > >
      > > To check in, I tried getting two systems up and running, a
      > > VT100 (piece of cake, it even had the config label under the
      > > keyboard) and a
      > > VaxStation 3100. The VS needs a display screen or at least custom
      > > cable to
      > > VGA. It is possible that the motherboard could be jumpered to boot
      > > over
      > > RS232 (via 'DECconnect') and I took some notes for that.
      > >
      > > We have surprisingly few DEC terminals in the VT200+ class. Actually
      > > none I
      > > think. There are 1 or two VR201 screens which should not be confused
      > > with a
      > > VT220. Also just 1 or two LK201 keyboards, and one that was a custom
      > > (LK250
      > > or somesuch) that would only work in one place. There are a number of
      > > MicroVAX II's in the BA23 (deskside) cases that need a custom cable to
      > > communicate over RS232, and I couldn't find one of those. Will have to
      > > bring something next time. FYI, an "H8571-B" adaptor is the perfect
      > > one for
      > > this.
      > >
      > > It has been suggested that Grabbe DEC systems not migrate out of a
      > > special
      > > area reserved for them, or at least we would have to label them as
      > > being
      > > from there before use.
      > >
      > > The PDP-11's are getting a bit dirty so the next time somebody sees
      > > them,
      > > bring Q-tips, paper towel and cleaner.
      > >
      > > and No PDP-8 yet found .
      > >
      > > Had lots of fun,
      > > John A.
      > >
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