DEC VT220

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DEC VT220
DEC VT220.png
Manufacturer DEC
Model VT220
Lifetime
Introduced November, 1983
Introductory Price $1,395
Discontinued June, 1988
Communication
Interfaces RS-232C,
20 mA current loop
Display
Size 12-inch
Character Modes
Resolutions 80x24, 132x24
Matrix 7x9
Firmware
CPU Intel 8051
ROM 24 KB
RAM 16 KB
Personalities DEC VT52,
DEC VT100
Software Libraries
Terminfo Name vt220

The DEC VT220 terminal was introduced in November, 1983 at a price of $1,395 and discontinued in June, 1998. In May, 1985 the price was reduced to $1,095.[1][2][3]

It uses an LK201 keyboard.

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References

  1. "DEC slashes $300 off price of VT220 units", Computerworld, May 13, 1985, pg. 103
  2. Williams, Paul. "Digital's Video Terminals". http://vt100.net/vt_history. Retrieved March 4, 2012. 
  3. "DEC VT320 late, but low price surprises", David Bright, Computerworld, August 31, 1987, pg. 17
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