VT100 colors

Tor Arntsen kspt.tor at gmail.com
Mon Jun 21 08:53:44 CDT 2021

On Mon, 21 Jun 2021 at 07:50, Lars Brinkhoff via cctalk
<cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> Hello,
> Does anyone know what colors a VT100 is?  Most photos online has it
> looking yellowish, but I expect that's from aging.  Some people I have
> asked claim it was a light cream color.  This bitsavers picture has it
> looking neutral grey:
> http://www.bitsavers.org/pdf/dec/terminal/vt100/vt100_wps-8.jpg
> And the black parts are claimed to be dark brown.
> I haven't found any color codes in the manuals.

I remember them as essentially white and black.  Not white like paper,
but slightly colder, kind of. That image on bitsavers loks the way I
remember it, the 'neutral gray' part just a white colour in shadow.

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