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From: Steve Nickolas <>
To: Andy Kosela <>
Cc: "" <>
Subject: Re: [TUHS] cathode
Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 05:12:38 -0400 (EDT)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Wed, 18 Sep 2019, Andy Kosela wrote:

> Plus it is impossible to create a realistic CRT experience on LCD,
> especially in widescreen.  All terminals were 4:3 and rather small
> from today point of view, but the sizes were just perfect for full
> screen text modes.
> I have tons of old terminals and CRT VGA monitors just so I can work
> on a real thing.  There is something magical about the glow of
> phosphor on those old tubes.

Nothing like the real thing.  Man, I'd kill for another 5151 monitor (and 
something to use it with).

Second to that I'd settle for an Apple monochrome display (either the 
Monitor ][ or the Monitor ///).


  reply	other threads:[~2019-09-18  9:12 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-09-18  1:40 William Corcoran
2019-09-18  3:27 ` Lars Brinkhoff
2019-09-18 14:01   ` Clem Cole
2019-09-18  8:31 ` Angelo Papenhoff
2019-09-18 10:24   ` Hugh Pyle
2019-09-18  9:05 ` Andy Kosela
2019-09-18  9:12   ` Steve Nickolas [this message]
2019-09-18 15:45   ` Adam Thornton
2019-09-18 15:35 ` Paul Winalski

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