Pin compatibility of 2716, 8316, 9218

From: Pete Turnbull <>
Date: Tue Sep 11 12:25:53 2001

On Sep 11, 7:17, Paul Williams wrote:
> Pete Turnbull wrote:

> > I'd be interested to know which VT100 ROMs you have
> > The standard VT100 ROMs are 031 (or 061), 032, 033, and 034, but
> > there are lots of variants.
> 061, 032, 033, 034, exactly as the FMPS says.
> > I have images (and original ROMs) of 061, 032, 033, 034 but I'd
> > like to get any others to add to the archive.
> They're not online, Pete!

No, they're not, because they're copyrighted. But I'll make them available
to you.

Aside: there was a short discussion a while ago about DEC and copyright
and copies and what DEC still sold. I can't remember the conclusion. What
was the concensus? And does DEC still sell these ROMs?

> I would like a copy of those, please, because
> there is a guy on comp.sys.dec who is planning a VT100 front-end to Bob
> Supnik's SIMH (thread called "Need VT100 Expert"). I would also like a
> copy of the chargen ROM, 23018E2-00, if you've got it.

On mine (which is actually a VT131) it's soldered directly to the board,
and I'm disinclined to take it off at the moment.

> Would you like a copy of the VT320 ROM? I've got that handy.

Yes please :-)

Pete						Peter Turnbull
						Network Manager
						University of York
Received on Tue Sep 11 2001 - 12:25:53 BST

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