DEC VT8-E

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DEC VT8-E
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Manufacturer DEC
Model VT8-E
Lifetime
Introduced June, 1972
Introductory Price $1,900
Display
Phosphor P4 white
Refresh Rates 60 Hz, 50 Hz
Character Modes
Resolutions 32x20, 64x20
Matrix 5x7
Graphic Modes
Type Monochrome
Resolution 189x200

The DEC VT8-E was a low-cost alphanumeric and graphics display terminal introduced in June, 1972 at a price of $1,900.[1] The VT8-E consists of a PDP-8 and the raster display control modules M8335 (printer/keyboard control module), M8336 (clock and frequency divider) and M8337 (line buffer module), and a monitor and keyboard package that looks like a DEC VT05.[2]

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References

  1. "Memories Cut Cost of PDP-8 Systems", Computerworld, July 12, 1972, pg. 15
  2. "Eric Smith's Retrocomputing page". http://www.brouhaha.com/~eric/retrocomputing/. Retrieved March 29, 2012. 
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