Tektronix 4010

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Tektronix 4010
Tektronix 4010.png
Manufacturer Tektronix
Model 4010
Lifetime
Introduced May, 1972
Introductory Price $3,950
Discontinued 1983
Communication
Interface RS-232C
Baud Rates 110, 150, 300, 600, 1200, 2400, 4800, 9600
Character Modes
Resolution 72x35
Matrix 5x7
Cell 7x9
Firmware
Code Chart Tektronix 4010
Software Libraries
gnuplot Name tek40

The Tektronix 4010 terminal is an upper-case only graphics terminal introduced in May, 1972 at a price of $3,950.[1][2] The 4010-1 includes hardcopy circuitry that allows the stored image to be read out by the Tektronix 4610 hard copy unit.

It is a direct view storage tube (DVST) graphics terminal that operates like an Etch A Sketch in that you can draw points, lines and characters on the screen, but once drawn you cannot selectively erase them. Instead, you must erase the entire screen. This is a consequence of the storage tube itself; images are drawn directly onto the tube and stored as a pattern of electric charge on the front of the tube. As long as the tube is properly powered, the image remains visible until cleared.

Data Communications Interfaces
Option Description
Standard RS-232C, Strap selectable baud rates of 150, 300, 600, 1200, 2400, 4800 and 9600 baud.
1 RS-232C, Switch selectable local echo, full/half duplex, independent transmit/receive baud rates of 110, 150, 300, 600, 1200, 2400, 4800 and 9600.
Teletype Interfaces
2 DEC PDP-11
3 DEC PDP-8/I, 8/L, 12, 15
4 Data General Computers
5 DEC PDP-8/E with Module M865
5A DEC PDP-8/E with Module M8650
6 HP 2100 Series, 2000A (12531 card)
7 Varian 620/i, 620/L, 620/R
9 Raytheon 703, 704, 706
10 DEC PDP-8 (S/N 150 and up), PDP-9
10A DEC PDP-8 (S/N 149 and below)
11 Honeywell H316
12 Honeywell DDP 516
13 Interdata Computers and G.E. Process Computers with Teletype Control Card Type 32-062 F01
13A Interdata Computera and G.E. Process Computers with Teletype Control Card Type 32-120 F01
14 Varian 620F
Options
Part Number Price Description
$1950 4912 Digital Cassette Tape Unit
$3550 4610 Hard Copy Unit
018-0067-00 $195 Display Multiplexer Card
018-0066-00 $295 Audio Recorder Card

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References

  1. "Four Displays Share 4610 Hard-Copy Unit", Computerworld, May 10, 1972, pg. 22
  2. "Tektronix Catalog". Tektronix. 1973. http://bitsavers.org/pdf/tektronix/catalog/Tektronix_Catalog_1973.pdf. Retrieved April 20, 2012. 
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