[vcf-midatlantic] Is there anyway to caps lock an ADM3a?

Bill Degnan billdegnan at gmail.com
Tue Feb 13 10:36:27 EST 2018


The original ADM3a's they only had capital letters until one bought and
installed the mixed case ROM upgrade, right?

On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 9:45 AM, William Dudley via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> WHY WOULD YOU WANT CAPS LOCK, ANYWAY?
>
> just curious.
>
> Bill Dudley
>
>
> This email is free of malware because I run Linux.
>
> On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 9:37 AM, corey cohen via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > > On Feb 13, 2018, at 8:07 AM, Dean Notarnicola <dnotarnicola at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > >  Someone with more experience in this than me may have a better answer,
> > but as far as I can see it’s modifying the termcap entries on the
> different
> > systems you’re connecting to.
> > >
> > >
> > >> On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 7:49 AM corey cohen <coreyvcf at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > >>
> > >>> On Feb 13, 2018, at 7:02 AM, Dean Notarnicola <
> dnotarnicola at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > >>>
> > >>> I know you did your own research, but as far as I can see, most
> seemed
> > to remap caps lock to escape, then instead use ctrl-[ to send esc to the
> > computer.
> > >>>
> > >>> Dean
> > >>>
> > >>>> On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 5:40 AM corey cohen via vcf-midatlantic <
> > vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> > >>>> I know on the adm5 there is an actual caps lock key.
> > >>>>
> > >>>> On the 3a, I can’t seem to find it in the manuals other than setting
> > the dip switch to upper case.  Which is not practical.
> > >>>>
> > >>>> Thanks,
> > >>>> Corey
> > >>>>
> > >>>> corey cohen
> > >>>> uǝɥoɔ ʎǝɹoɔ
> > >>
> > >> How do they remap?  Rewire or is there a dip switch setting I’m not
> > understanding?
> > >> Thanks,
> > >> Corey
> >
> > Don’t think that will work on a 1975 ALTAIR, guess that’s what people are
> > doing who hook up to a Linux box or raspberryPi.
>



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