HP 700/44 terminal to get rid of

From: Russ Blakeman <rhblake_at_bbtel.com>
Date: Wed Jul 29 07:58:36 1998

Frank McConnell wrote:

> Russ Blakeman <rhblake_at_bbtel.com> wrote:
> > I'm really wondering if you guys are talking about the same thing I am
> > here but I have a perfect condition HP 700/44 terminal with rs232 and
> > current loop connections on back, with keyboard. I believe it's
> > monochrome amber and emulates different systems.
> No, they're not talking about the same thing. A 700/RX (I think) is
> an X terminal, meaning it wants to talk X over a network (TCP/IP or
> maybe DECnet, and yes it probably has an Ethernet interface built-in)
> with X client programs running on other hosts. A 700/44 is a
> traditional terminal that wants to send characters across a serial
> line. In particular the 700/44 emulates a PC terminal and DEC
> VT52/100/200 terminals. It doesn't do all that HP block-mode
> stuff that I ramble on about sometimes.
> -Frank McConnell

I saw that after doing some web searching last night at 3/4am. The X
terminal seems pretty nice by all means.
 Russ Blakeman
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