I was watching music videos on YouTube and noticed these machines in the video for the song Who's Behind the Door by the band Zebra. The song was released on their album in 1983, but I don't know when the video was made. They're an American band from New Orleans.

There are two kinds of monitor present, or possibly two completely different terminals, but I suspect they're from the same manufacturer. They keyboard is interesting because it has a separate strip of keys between the main keys and the keypad. A nameplate is visible in the keyboard closeup, but illegible to me.

One with a box

Different monitor, no box

Close-up of keyboard

  • Two questions hardly count as a flood. I suggest you create another question specifically for the other image and link this question to that one showing that they are from a common source. I think the other device is another microcomputer since there would be no need for a what is plainly a disk interface on the right side of the screen on a terminal. Commented Dec 8, 2020 at 0:16

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Well, the first and third picture clearly shows an Epson QX-10 of 1983. It's not a terminal, but a Z80 based CP/M system.

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(Picture taken from Wikipedia)

No idea so far about the second picture, wich in fact may be a terminal. Or something complete different, like a video telephone. I think I remember a similar looking one from back then. For the video they changed the setup at least for a later scene (2:38) were this other systems screen is put atop the QX-10. Maybe because it could display a TV signal right away - for that symbol thingy.

  • Very good, thanks. I wonder whether I should post the other thing as a separate question?
    – LAK
    Commented Dec 5, 2020 at 2:53
  • @LAK Usually separate questions per Item are the best way to get good answers. Just don't flood the site in a single day ...
    – Raffzahn
    Commented Dec 5, 2020 at 2:54

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