IBM 3290 terminal

Dave Wade dave.g4ugm at
Sat Feb 13 09:31:29 CST 2016

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> From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at] On Behalf Of Kevin
> Bowling
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> Subject: Re: IBM 3290 terminal
> Thanks for your opinion on compatibility.  I talked to a friend that is a career
> IBMer and learned the support disks are 1.2MB floppies that go in the 2nd
> drive and are trivially created and imaged with PC/AT drives.

Can you just copy them to a 1.44 3.5" disk then and pop in the Memorex. I know the Memorex Disks are DOS compatible as I have some but the controller they went with was long gone when I acquired them...

> Regards,
> Kevin


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