DEC VT100

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DEC VT100
DEC VT100 terminal.jpg
Manufacturer DEC
Model VT100
Lifetime
Introduced August, 1978
Discontinued October, 1985
Communication
Interfaces RS-232C,
20 mA current loop
Baud Rates 50, 75, 110, 134.5, 150, 200, 300, 600, 1200, 1800, 2000, 2400, 3600, 4800, 9600, 19200
Display
Size 12-inch
Phosphor P4 white
Character Modes
Resolutions 80x24, 132x14
Matrix 7x9
Firmware
CPU Intel 8080A
ROM 8 KB
RAM 3 KB
Personalities DEC VT52
Code Chart DEC VT100

The DEC VT100 terminal was introduced in August, 1978 and discontinued in October, 1985.[1][2]

VT100 Variants[3]
Part Number Description
VT100-AA 115 V main voltage
VT100-AB 230 V main voltage
VT100-NA VT100-AA with DEC form keycaps
VT100-NB VT100-AB with DEC form keycaps
VT100-WA VT100-AA with word processing keycaps
VT100-WB VT100-AB with word processign keycaps
VT100-WC VT100 with AVO, French Canadian word processing keycaps, foreign language ROMs, 120 V
VT100-WD VT100 with AVO, French Canadian word processing keycaps, foreign language ROMs, 230 V, 20 A plug
VT100-WE VT100 with AVO, French word processing keycaps, foreign language ROMs, 120 V
VT100-WF VT100 with AVO, French word processing keycaps, foreign language ROMs, 230 V, 20 A plug
VT100-WG VT100 with AVO, Dutch word processing keycaps, foreign language ROMs, 120 V
VT100-WH VT100 with AVO, Dutch word processing keycaps, foreign language ROMs, 230 V, 20 A plug
VT100-WJ VT100 with AVO, German word processing keycaps, foreign language ROMs, 120 V
VT100-WK VT100 with AVO, German word processing keycaps, foreign language ROMs, 230 V, 20 A plug
VT100-WY VT100 with AVO, word processing keycaps, foreign language ROMs, 120 V
VT100-WZ VT100 with AVO, word processing keycaps, foreign language ROMs, 230 V, 20 A plug
VT100-LA VT100-AA with P40 tube and bonded face plate
VT100-LB VT100-AB with P40 tube and bonded face plate
VT100-PA (private brand) VT100-AA except dark grey trim, 120 V
VT100-PB (private brand) VT100-AB except dark grey trim, 220/240 V
VT100-PC (private brand) VT100-PA without electronics 120 V
VT100-PD (private brand) VT100-PA without electronics 240 V
VT100-PE (private brand) VT100-PA without electronics and no keyboard 120 V
VT100-PF (private brand) VT100-PA without electronics and no keyboard 240 V
Part Number Option Name
VT1XX-AA 20 mA Current Loop Option
VT1XX-AB Advanced Video Option
VT1XX-AC Printer Port

Manx

See Also

VT101, VT102, VT103, VT105, VT110, VT125, VT131, VT132

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References

  1. Williams, Paul. "Digital's Video Terminals". http://vt100.net/vt_history. Retrieved March 4th, 2012. 
  2. "DEC's VT100 terminal faces certain retirement", Donna Raimondi, Computerworld, October 7, 1985, pg. 81
  3. VT100 Field Maintenance Print Set, February, 1982
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