What to look for in a Model 33 Teletype - a newb's buyer's guide?

Guy Sotomayor ggs at shiresoft.com
Fri Nov 21 16:02:41 CST 2014

On 11/20/14 11:24 PM, Brent Hilpert wrote:
> On 2014-Nov-20, at 10:53 PM, drlegendre . wrote:
>> I've gone off the Deep End and now I just have to re-have a Teletype model
>> 33..
> ...
>> And one more - how do you differentiate a 20mA current-loop model from a
>> 'standard' RS-232 model? Can you tell from the rear panel, or do you need
>> to go under the hood?
> Model 33's are native/standard 20mA current-loop.
> I've never seen a manufacturer-original built-in RS-232 adapter for them, at least not inside the 33 proper (the keyboard-printer unit).

I have a KSR-33 that is native RS-232.  ;-)  I was *really* surprised 
that it was RS-232 vs 20ma current-loop.

TTFN - Guy

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