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The DEC VT8-E was a low-cost alphanumeric display terminal introduced in June, 1972 at a price of $1,900.<ref>[http://books.google.com/books?id=_GFqy-RrTtAC&lpg=PT69&dq=%22La30%22%20TERMINAL&pg=PT69#v=onepage&q=%22La30%22%20TERMINAL&f=false "Memories Cust Cost of PDP-8 Systems"], Computerworld, June 28, 1972, pg. 15.</ref>
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{{infobox terminal
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| manufacturer = DEC
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| model = VT8-E
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| image = DEC_VT8-E.png
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| intro_month = June
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| intro_year = 1972
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| intro_price = $1,900
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| char_resolution = 32x20
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| char_resolution2 = 64x20
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| phosphor = P4 white
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| refresh_rate = 60
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| refresh_rate2 = 50
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| char_matrix = 5x7
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| graphic_type = monochrome
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| graphic_resolution = 189x200
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}}
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The {{PAGENAME}} was a low-cost alphanumeric and graphics display terminal introduced in June, 1972 at a price of $1,900.{{Computerworld
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| id=_GFqy-RrTtAC
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| page_prefix=PT
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| pg=69
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| title="Memories Cut Cost of PDP-8 Systems"
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| date=July 12, 1972
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| display_page=15
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}}  The VT8-E consists of a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PDP-8 PDP-8] and the raster display control modules M8335 (printer/keyboard control module), M8336 (clock and frequency divider) and M8337 (line buffer module), and a monitor and keyboard package that looks like a [[DEC VT05]].<ref>{{cite web
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| url=http://www.brouhaha.com/~eric/retrocomputing/
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| title=Eric Smith's Retrocomputing page
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| accessdate=March 29, 2012
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}}</ref>
  
 
Features:
 
Features:
* 20x64 character resolution
 
 
* keyboard
 
* keyboard
 
* interface to [[DEC LA30|LA30]] or LS8-E line printer
 
* interface to [[DEC LA30|LA30]] or LS8-E line printer
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==[[Manx]]==
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* {{manx details|1,21509|VT8-E High Speed Video Display Terminal and Control option}}, May, 1973
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* {{manx details|1,21510|VT8-E video display control engineering drawings}}, January, 1973
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==Images==
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<gallery>
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File:DEC_VT8-E.png|Display housing
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File:DEC_VT8-E_font.png|Character font
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</gallery>
  
 
{{References}}
 
{{References}}
  
 
[[Category:DEC|VT8-E]]
 
[[Category:DEC|VT8-E]]
[[Category:Raster]]
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[[Category:DEC VT0x]]
[[Category:CRT]]
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[[Category:Upper Case]]
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[[Category:Monochrome]]
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[[Category:Graphics]]
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{{category raster}}
 
[[Category:1972]]
 
[[Category:1972]]
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{{stub}}

Latest revision as of 01:19, 30 July 2019

DEC VT8-E
DEC VT8-E.png
Manufacturer DEC
Model VT8-E
Lifetime
Introduced June, 1972
Introductory Price $1,900
Display
Phosphor P4 white
Refresh Rates 60 Hz, 50 Hz
Character Modes
Resolutions 32x20, 64x20
Matrix 5x7
Graphic Modes
Type Monochrome
Resolution 189x200

The DEC VT8-E was a low-cost alphanumeric and graphics display terminal introduced in June, 1972 at a price of $1,900.[1] The VT8-E consists of a PDP-8 and the raster display control modules M8335 (printer/keyboard control module), M8336 (clock and frequency divider) and M8337 (line buffer module), and a monitor and keyboard package that looks like a DEC VT05.[2]

Features:

  • keyboard
  • interface to LA30 or LS8-E line printer

Manx

Images

References