• Subject: RE: Dumb terminals floppies?
  • From: "Kahn, David" <KAHN@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 9 Nov 1997 23:15:08 +0500


That's interesting. Does it mean perhaps that the lifting mechanism was
not deemed good enough for the home market and was therefore dumped on
Europe? Or is that just my cynical nature? :-)

Dave Kahn, TCO, Kazakstan

kahn@tengizchevroil.com   (to November 25)
dkahn@cix.compulink.co.uk (from November 26)

>-----Original Message-----
>From:  Al Barsa, Jr. [SMTP:barsa2@ibm.net]
>Sent:  Saturday, November 08, 1997 10:13 AM
>To:    MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
>Subject:       Re: Dumb terminals floppies?
>At 10:36 PM 11/8/97 +0500, you wrote:
>>I should have asked this question about 3 years ago. I keep meaning to
>>but somehow I never got round to it until now.
>>Has anyone ever seen a 3487 type dumb terminal that stayed where it was
>>put? I don't think I've ever been to an installation where these have
>>been working properly. The lifting mechanism usually seems to work,
>>though not in every case, but the tilting mechanism never does. If you
>>raise the screen to the correct working height there is a sad gentle
>>hissing sound as it rotates slowly backwards to point at the ceiling.
>In North America, most 3487s were sold without the lifting mechanism.
| This is the Midrange System Mailing List!
| To submit a new message, send your mail to "MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com".
| To unsubscribe from this list send email to MAJORDOMO@midrange.com
|    and specify 'unsubscribe MIDRANGE-L' in the body of your message.
| Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: david@midrange.com

This thread ...


Follow On AppleNews
Return to Archive home page | Return to MIDRANGE.COM home page

This mailing list archive is Copyright 1997-2019 by midrange.com and David Gibbs as a compilation work. Use of the archive is restricted to research of a business or technical nature. Any other uses are prohibited. Full details are available on our policy page. If you have questions about this, please contact [javascript protected email address].