Saw one...what is that? TI printing terminal Silent 700.

From: Sam Ismail <>
Date: Mon Dec 14 22:50:13 1998

On Tue, 15 Dec 1998, Tony Duell wrote:

> There were many varients. An internal modem was one option that might
> explain the phone jacks. There was (I believe) also an ASR version of one
> of the desktop models that had a box on top with 2 digital cassette
> drives in it. You could copy from one tape to the other, insert
> characters from the keyboard, copy the tape to the line or to the
> printer, etc. Basically use the cassettes like the paper tape on most ASR
> machines.

Aha! That makes sense. I have one of these, and it was one of the first
things in my collection. I always wondered what the cassettes were for.
Now that I know, I have a new found appreciation for that machine. Cool!

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