Irma board


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Irma board

The first 3270 emulator for PCs. Introduced in 1982, it was the first product to provide PC to IBM host connectivity. Originally spelled all caps (IRMA) and developed by Digital Communications Associates (DCA), the name was used in other products after DCA became part of Attachmate Corporation. See twinax card.
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Compared to IRMA boards, which were previously used to connect most of the micros to the mainframe, NET3270 offered easier workstation reconfiguration, better keyboard layout, faster display times and easier file-transfer facilities.