Decisions you regret (classiccmp related)

Mike Boyle tulsamike3434 at
Thu Dec 17 09:53:50 CST 2015

On Thu, Dec 17, 2015 at 10:42 AM, Doug Ingraham <dpi at>

> I regret that when I obtained my Straight 8 system in the early 80's I
> chose not to take the ASR-35.  In retrospect this was a huge mistake.  My
> thinking at the time was in addition to not having room for it it was noisy
> and would be difficult to maintain.  I used my Processor Tech Sol 20 as the
> terminal because it has a current loop interface and could operate at 110
> baud.
> A glass terminal is not the same experience as a teletype.
> --
> Doug Ingraham
> PDP-8 SN 1175

I did a Google search on a straight eight system and found this . .

If this is the correct image I see a small round screen and if memory
serves me a line
like a heart beat monitor. Fi I am correct how in the world would you read

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