VT100 colors

Brent Hilpert bhilpert at shaw.ca
Mon Jun 21 12:46:33 CDT 2021

This is funny, as everyone (me too) weighs in with their description of the elephant.

My recollection (also from recent observation of a VT278):
	- case main: very light cream, somehow with a touch of grey, but not pure white
	- case insets: very dark brown

Remember, it was the 70s! Earth tones. Black wasn't yet a thing.

	- CRT: white phosphor

I never saw a VT1xx style in anything other than white phosphor.

On 2021-Jun-21, at 10:12 AM, Antonio Carlini via cctalk wrote:
> I did find one seemingly untouched image of a VT100 with green text: https://vistapointe.net/cliparts/getsecond. That does appear to be a VT100 (not a VT102/VT103 etc) and is green.

That link didn't work for me, but poking around on the same site:

Yes, some very novel images of a VT100 with green phosphor.
But really, I'd bet *very* strongly that somebody swapped the CRT to get that.

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