How to use VT100 emulator (video)

Chris DavisSetup

  1. Plug a VGA monitor and PS2 keyboard into the Altair-Duino. Power on the monitor.
  2. Connect a power supply to the Altair-Duino.
  3. Set front panel data switches to “1” (switch 0 up, all other switches down).
  4. Raise (and hold) DEPOSIT up.
  5. Turn on Altair-Duino.

You should see “ASCII Video Terminal Version 1.3 Copyright 2013 Geoff Graham” on the VGA monitor.  With all switches down, press AUX1 down.  On the monitor, you should see a directory of options for front panel switches.

Here’s a video with more details:

YouTube video