DEC VT55

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DEC VT55
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Manufacturer DEC
Model VT55
Lifetime
Introduced October, 1975
Communication
Interfaces RS-232C,
20 mA current loop
Baud Rates 75, 110, 150, 300, 600, 1200, 2400, 4800, 9600
Display
Size 10-inch
Phosphor P4 white
Refresh Rates 50 Hz, 60 Hz
Character Modes
Resolution 80x24
Matrix 7x7
Graphic Modes
Type Monochrome
Resolution 512x256
Firmware
CPU discrete logic

The DEC VT55 terminal is a variant of the VT52 that provides simple "waveform" style graphics and was introduced in October, 1975 at a price of $2,495.[1][2] An optional hardcopy unit was priced at $800 and introduced in 1976.[3]

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References

  1. DEC advertisement, Computerworld, October 29, 1975, pg. 24
  2. "Digital Equipment Corporation, 1957 to the Present". 1978. http://bitsavers.org/pdf/dec/_Books/DEC_1957_To_The_Present_1978.pdf. Retrieved January 16, 2018. 
  3. "Hard Copy Optional on DEC Graphics Unit", Computerworld, October 15, 1975, pg. 31