Old Macs = cheap terminals

From: Dave McGuire <mcguire_at_neurotica.com>
Date: Thu Jun 8 12:24:13 2000

On June 8, R. D. Davis wrote:
> An idea for who use classic computers: since we usually require plenty
> of terminals to attach to our classic computers, those compact Apple
> Macs, such as the 512K or SE, found in more plentiful supply than
> terminals at hamfests, have one very good use: use them as terminals
> running terminal emulation software. While other microcomptuers such
> as IBM type toy PCs are also useful as terminals for computers, the
> old Macintoshes consume less electicity.

  I second this. There are several VERY high-quality terminal
emulators available for Macs. That same Mac can also sit on the
ethernet for lan access as well (for the later NuBus machines, that

             -Dave McGuire
Received on Thu Jun 08 2000 - 12:24:13 BST

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