3M silentwriter model 1483?

From: Fred Cisin <cisin_at_xenosoft.com>
Date: Wed Dec 2 20:04:41 1998

On Wed, 2 Dec 1998 cdrmool_at_interlog.com wrote:
> Anyone know the story behind this? Its a small keyboard connected to a
> small thermal paper printer. It has an old 70's style phone jack
> (at least the kind we used in Ontario Canada) coming out the back of the
> printer. My father who found it says he thinks its one of the early
> devices used by the deaf. I think it was probably just a simple
> terminal.
> Whose right? who gets to carve the christmas turkey this year?
> colan

TDDs (Telecommunication Device for the Deaf), aka TTY, ARE just a simple
terminal. However, they have (with few exceptions) stuck with Baudot
(Murray), while everyone else upgraded to ASCII.

What speed is it?
What code?
What protocol?

Fred Cisin                      cisin_at_xenosoft.com
XenoSoft                        http://www.xenosoft.com
2210 Sixth St.                  (510) 644-9366
Berkeley, CA 94710-2219
Received on Wed Dec 02 1998 - 20:04:41 GMT

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