[vcf-midatlantic] replacing mono display DEC Rainbow

Jason Perkins perkins.jason at gmail.com
Wed Apr 19 11:40:33 EDT 2017

If the CRT is still good, why not get rid of the rotten PVA? On a small
computer monitor CRT the implosion risk is going to be a lot less than a
25+ inch TV CRT.


On Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 11:19 AM, william degnan via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> Anyone replace the mono display of the dec rainbow with a VT220 (or..)?
> The two VR201s I have screen rot.  VR201 is the part number of the display
> that comes with the Rainbow.  I can't be the first person to ask this
> questionj, most VR201's are pretty screen-rotted now.   I am guessing it
> will take some doing to assuming the cable between the display and the
> computer is not a straight serial connection.
> In the meantime I will work on this and let you know what I find.  There is
> a VR201 on Ebay for $100.
> b

Jason Perkins
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