DEC GT40

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DEC GT40
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Manufacturer DEC
Model GT40
Lifetime
Introduced September, 1972
Introductory Price $10,900
Communication
Interfaces RS-232C,
20 mA current loop
Baud Rates up to 9600
Character Modes
Resolution 80x31
Firmware
CPU PDP-11/40
RAM 4 KW (8 KB)

The DEC GT40 graphic terminal was introduced in September, 1972.[1][2] It consists of a PDP-11/34 minicomputer, a VT11 vector graphics processor, and associated PDP-11 peripherals to create a standalone graphics terminal system. The PDP-11/34's main memory is used to store a display list that is refreshed onto the display by VT11 graphics processor.

Manx

References

  1. "DEC Graphics Terminal Links PDP-11/40 to Host Processors", Computerworld, September 13, 1972, pg. 16
  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. 
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