VT340 Emulation

emanuel stiebler emu at e-bbes.com
Tue Jun 22 02:49:21 CDT 2021

On 2021-06-22 01:03, Grant Taylor via cctalk wrote:

> I'm now wondering about building something like a Raspberry Pi with an
> LCD display (native resolution?) 

Be careful. The "native" resolution of the vt340 is 800x480 in 4:3
format ...

So I would use an 15" 4K display at the RBpi, and scale up...

Imagine a Tekronox Emulation on a 4K display ;-)

> in a custom case that's stylaized after
> the VT340 (?) case, all be it abbreviated so that it's much shallower.
> I'd probably simply run a full screen XTerm without any window manager.
> (I might have a different way to start with a window manager and
> traditional GUI.)

> I could support serial, but if I'm using an SBC, why not use Ethernet
> (or even WiFI)???

I would love to see REAL RS232 on a RBPi, probably even the original MMJ
from DEC for keyboard & mouse

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