Subject: Re: Vaxstation 4000/90 keyboard
To: Jochen Kunz <>
From: Dan Williams <>
List: port-vax
Date: 04/30/2002 11:39:32
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From: "Jochen Kunz" <>
To: "Dan Williams" <>
Cc: <>
Sent: Tuesday, April 30, 2002 11:36 AM
Subject: Re: Vaxstation 4000/90 keyboard

> On Tue, Apr 30, 2002 at 10:22:52AM +0100, Dan Williams wrote:
> > I have been offered for sale an old sun monitor with 13w3 connectors,
> This may work with your VAXstation or not, depending on the age /
> model of the monitor. If it is a Sony OEM there may be the
> Sony model designator still printed on the sticker at the back
> of the monitor. If you have this information you can look at
> if this monitor supports the
> VAXstation video timing (1280x1024@75Hz)
> > If I where to use this monitor is it possible to use any other
> > keyboard / mouse with the vaxstation or is it just DEC made stuff.
> DEC stuff. You need a LK401 (LK201 may work also) and a VSXXX mouse.
> These are DEC standard items. I.e. you can use a keyboard from a
> VT[234]xx terminal, keyboard / mouse from any VAX- or DECstation.
> --
> tschüß,
>          Jochen
> Homepage:

Thanks, I checked out the monitor already, but you confirmed my worst fears
as far as the keybord / mouse are concerned. They seem to be almost non
existant in the UK