Ferroresonant transformers and 3278
alexandre.tabajara at gmail.com
Tue Dec 22 05:55:33 CST 2015
That is easy, it is fairly common here. I know of a friend who has some.
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Em 22/12/2015 09:51, "Mike Ross" <tmfdmike at gmail.com> escreveu:
> On Wed, Dec 23, 2015 at 12:44 AM, Santo Nucifora
> <santo.nucifora at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, Dec 22, 2015 at 5:52 AM, Brent Hilpert <hilpert at cs.ubc.ca>
> >> On 2015-Dec-22, at 2:28 AM, drlegendre . wrote:
> >> > Ah, a terminal it is! Thank you.
> >> >
> >> > On Mon, Dec 21, 2015 at 9:30 PM, William Donzelli <
> wdonzelli at gmail.com>
> >> > wrote:
> >> >
> >> >>> Sincere query.. as the goog turns up nothing meaningful..
> >> >>
> >> >> Try IBM 3278.
> >> >>
> >> >> Hint: one of those popular terminal families in the world.
> > Sadly, not as plentiful these days as vintage terminals. I've been on
> > lookout for one for the last couple of years just to add to my
> > Seems that keyboard collectors like the keyboards too because those I
> > found but not for sale lately.
> They do seem rather thin on the ground. I picked mine up... 15 years
> ago now and they weren't that common then. And I had a *hell* of a
> time finding a 3279 - the colour version - even then.
> Do we have any South American correspondents listening in? I'm sure I
> read that IBM had a factory in Brazil producing these - and they kept
> on churning 3278s out for some considerable time after the rest of the
> world had moved on. I believe it was also stated that there was
> considerable redesign using more modern components inside that classic
> 3278 case on these later Brazilian examples. I'd certainly like to get
> hold of a couple.
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