Hughes Conographic-9

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Hughes Conographic-9
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Manufacturer Hughes
Model Conographic-9
Introduced November, 1975
Introductory Price $9,750+
Discontinued September, 1985
Size 17-inch

The Hughes Conographic-9 terminal was introduced in November, 1975 at a base price of $9,750.[1] The terminal encodes a picture as a sequence of conic curves giving higher fidelity representation and lower transmission costs for complex graphic displays. By September, 1985 Hughes had withdrawn support for the product.[2]


  1. "Hughes Aircraft Adds Display Unit", Computerworld, November 19, 1975, pg. 27
  2. "Support loss forces replacement", Computerworld, September 9, 1985, pg. 30