Decmate Owner's Guide (or equivalent experience)

David Gesswein djg at
Fri Oct 16 18:14:37 CDT 2015

On Thu, Oct 15, 2015 at 12:02:26PM -0700, Brent Hilpert wrote:
> On 2015-Oct-14, at 3:40 PM, Robert Ferguson wrote:

> Eventually, we?d like to find or construct some solution for 
> mass storage, but we?re still at the point of checking out the VT278 itself. 
If you haven't seen them these may be of use.

(Doesn't have decmate support though shouldn't be too hard to get to
work with the printer port)

> Found some more info about SETUP mode in the Decmate System 
> Architecture manual. Between the idiosyncrasies, I'm beginning to wonder 
> if there's something funny going on in the keyboard scanning sequence 
> or keyboard management from the 278, we'll have to investigate the 
> keyboard communication in more detail.
I pulled mine out and it seems to do the first couple things in that
manual. If you want me to do to specific tests I can.

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