[TUHS] Anyone know what a LANTERN is
rminnich at gmail.com
Tue Aug 1 03:52:51 AEST 2017
ah, on the vt52, that "bell" was called the "feep". It sure was not a bell.,
The vt52 was a real money saving device. From what we could tell, the
printed circuit board on it was cardboard.
On Mon, Jul 31, 2017 at 9:51 AM Paul Winalski <paul.winalski at gmail.com>
> On 7/30/17, Alec Muffett <alec.muffett at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Dumb question: is there any chance that just as BEL goes <beep>, perhaps
> > LAMP illuminated a red warning light or similar?
> BEL *did* ring a bell on the model 33 Teletype. On the DEC VT52, it
> sounded a buzzer that was sort of like an electronic raspberry. On
> the VT100, LA36, and other later terminals, it was the familiar feep
> The character we're discussing here was named LANTERN, not LAMP, but
> you may have something there regarding it turning on a light. We'd
> need to find an AT&T 4410 terminal, or someone who's used one, to be
> -Paul W.
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