This vintage IBM 3178 C Terminal Computer Base is a rare find for collectors of vintage computers. This unit has been pulled from service in 1991 and has not been tested. It is sold as is, with no guarantees as to its functionality. The base is in good physical condition, with only minor signs of wear and tear. This item is perfect for display or for restoration projects. Please refer to the photos for a better idea of the item's condition.I pulled this terminal out of service in 1991. It was used in the athletics department of a small college in Kansas. At the time it was fully functional but was being replaced with a newer computer.
It has sat in the back of my storage since then.
I plugged it in and the power supply does make some noise, no lights come on, but I don't know if they are supposed to when it is not hooked up.
This is all I know/remember about the unit.