VT340 Emulation

Paul Koning paulkoning at comcast.net
Tue Jun 22 08:19:41 CDT 2021

> On Jun 22, 2021, at 6:32 AM, Grant Taylor via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> On 6/22/21 1:49 AM, emanuel stiebler via cctalk wrote:
>> Be careful. The "native" resolution of the vt340 is 800x480 in 4:3 format ...
> 800x480 isn't 4:3 aspect, like VGA 640x480 / SVGA 800x600 / XGA (?) 1024x768.  But I suppose the aspect ratio can be the area that the pixels cover, not the actual pixel matrix.

Some DEC displays use non-square pixels.  An example (annoying because I've been wanting to connect to a modern display) is the Pro, which has a max resolution of 1024 by 480, on a 4:3 tube.

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

Like a Tek 4019?  I remember seeing those in Typeset-11, amazing.


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