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Computer Terminals: Keyboard Send Receive, Computer Terminal, Tektronix 4010, Wyse, Chip Pc, Asr-33 Teletype, Blit, Silent 700 Books LLC

Computer Terminals: Keyboard Send Receive, Computer Terminal, Tektronix 4010, Wyse, Chip Pc, Asr-33 Teletype, Blit, Silent 700

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Published July 6th 2011
ISBN : 9781157236313
Paperback
48 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 38. Chapters: Block-oriented terminal, Character-oriented terminal, IBM computer terminals, ICL workstations, IBMMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 38. Chapters: Block-oriented terminal, Character-oriented terminal, IBM computer terminals, ICL workstations, IBM 3270, VT100, IBM Electric typewriter, Keyboard send receive, Friden Flexowriter, HP 2640, PERQ, ICL DRS, Datapoint 2200, IBM 3101, Tektronix 4010, Wyse, ADM-3A, One Per Desk, IBM 2741, Uniscope, VT52, AT&T Sceptre, ASR-33 Teletype, ICL 7500 series, Chip PC, Blit, IBM 3767, Datapoint 3300, IBM 5250, VT220, IBM 2260, VT05, IBM 1050, IBM 2250, Applied Digital Data Systems, Visual 50, IBM 2780/3780, Silent 700, IBM 3196, VT420, IBM 3179G, IBM 3279, VT180, Micro-Term ERGO-201, TDV 2200, IBM 357, Bull Questar, IBM LPFK, VT500, Smart terminal, VT103, Personal terminal. Excerpt: The Friden Flexowriter, or flexowriter as on its nameplate, was a teleprinter, a heavy duty electric typewriter capable of being driven not only by a human typing, but also automatically by several methods including direct attachment to a computer and by use of paper tape. It has also been referred to as the Flex-O-Writer, and colloquially referred to as a flexo. Elements of the design date back to the 1920s, and variants of the machine were produced until the early 1970s- the machines found a variety of uses during the evolution of office equipment in the 20th century, including being among the first electric typewriters, computer input and output devices, forerunners of modern word processing, and also having roles in the machine tool and printing industries. The Flexowriter can trace its roots to some of the earliest electric typewriters. In 1925, the Remington Typewriter Company wanted to expand their offerings to include electric typewriters. Having little expertise or manufacturing ability with electrical appliances, they partnered with Northeast Electric Company of Rochester and made a production run of 2500 electric typewriters. When the time ...