Ebay Don Lancaster Minicom term

From: Dan Veeneman <dan_at_ekoan.com>
Date: Fri May 23 13:23:01 2003

At 02:32 PM 5/22/03 -0400, you wrote:
> Okay guyz - here's your chance to get a late 70's Minicom IV
>acoustic-coupled 110Baud data terminal from none other than the the author
>of the TTL Cookbook, TV-Typewriter Cookbook, etc.

The device pictured in the auction is not a 110 baud terminal.
It's a 45.5/50 baud TTY device, designed for deaf persons
(is that the current politically correct term?) to communicate
with other TTY-equipped parties via telephone. A quick Google
search reveals new units currently for sale, direct from
Ultratec and from other vendors. Here's the Ultratec listing:

I've seen these in thrift stores for less than $10.


Received on Fri May 23 2003 - 13:23:01 BST

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