3270 emulator

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3270 emulator

A plug-in board that turns a desktop computer into an IBM mainframe terminal. The first 3270 emulator was the Irma board from Attachmate Corporation. The board is sometimes called a "coax adapter" because of its coaxial cable connection to the IBM cluster controller.
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