DEC VT55

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DEC VT55
DEC VT52.png
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

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
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