Datasouth DS120

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Datasouth DS120
Manufacturer Datasouth
Model DS120
Introduced January, 1978
Introductory Price $885
Interface RS-232C
Baud Rates 110 to 9600

The Datasouth DS120 was a replacement board for a DEC LA36 that added improved print speed, bidirectional printing and double-wide characters.[1][2][3]


  1. "LA36 Made Interactive", Computerworld, December 19, 1977, pg. 30
  2. "Option Hikes Decwriter Speed", Computerworld, September 10, 1979, pg. 39
  3. Datasouth advertisement, Computerworld, August 17, 1981, pg. 19