Televideo 950 and DEC VT-100 keyboard photos wanted

From: J.C. Wren <>
Date: Tue Jan 20 23:30:17 2004

der Mouse wrote:

>>I need a good picture of a Televideo 950 keyboard and a DEC VT-100
>>keyboard. I checked around for the 950, any of the few I can find
>>the keys are not readable.
>The 950, well, I don't have that. But I have two tvi925 keyboards, and
>back when I worked with both, I never could tell them apart without
>checking the label in the upper right corner, so the key layout is very
>similar (identical, I think).
>The keyboard is slightly too large to fit my scanner. So I scanned it
>twice, with much overlap between the images. The resulting scans were
>rather dark, so I stretched the contrast; the results are up for ftp in
>the directory under the names
>tvi925kbd.pgm.1 and tvi925kbd.pgm.2 for PGM files; change pgm to jpg
>for jpeg versions. For size reference, those scans are 75 pixels to
>the inch. Not perfect, but certainly good enough to extract a keybaord
>layout from.
>The VT-100 I can't help with.
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Perfect! Thank you very much.

I always forget about using a scanner for things like this. It works
remarkably well, and even has a reasonable sharpness out to a couple of
inches. My scanner spends most of it's time in the closet, since I
don't really have the desk space to leave it out. One of the few
downsides to living on a boat is lack of space. is when I really don't have

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