On 09/16/2016 03:38 PM, Ethan Dicks wrote:
On Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 4:20 PM, Steven M Jones <classic...@crash.com> wrote:
On 09/15/16 22:24, Ethan Dicks wrote:
I unearthed what appears to be a Tektronix X terminal, marked on the bottom:
I'd guess that the human-readable model is probably XP221...
That's a great tip!
However you might find a usable PSU
under eBay #271338697806. Ouch, $80 + S&H.
Nah. Just going to jam some +5V into the right pins.
Tek made some very nice X terminals, I worked with them in the '91-'94
I've worked with some X terminals, just not these.
There's a Linux how-to for supporting/booting Tek X terminals that
includes the pinouts for the power connection. Good luck with the 16
year old links for software, however...
That's a great document. Very useful info in it. Enough to test out
the hardware. Bummer about the NCD ftp server not answering (unless
ftp is just blocked from where I am, which is possible).
Anyone have a mirror of the old NCD repo?
This might be where the necessary NCBridge stuff ended up:
... depending on their definition of "patch". Makes me think of overlays to
original software (i.e. the binary equivalent of a source file patch), but
maybe it is a complete, self-contained archive of everything that you need
on the host side.