Old laptops as cheap terminals

From: Mike Ford <mikeford_at_socal.rr.com>
Date: Fri Jun 9 13:51:00 2000

>--- allisonp <allisonp_at_world.std.com> wrote:
>> Don't you need a bidirectional port for the PE3? I have a few of them and
>> have never tried them on xtclass boxen for that reason.
>At least the older Xircom adapters can work in nybble-mode with a uni-
>directional port. I just didn't think they'd break it with the newer
>models. I want a PE3, not PE2 because of power consumption - the PE3
>can be powered off of a parasitic cable (typically from the keyboard

I have a few of these PE3 10bt adapters, headed for eBay, but I will let
anybody on the list buy one directly for $10 and shipping ($4 in US). Your
choice of ONE power source, AC adapter, or serial cheater cord.
Received on Fri Jun 09 2000 - 13:51:00 BST

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