Perkin-Elmer Bantam 550

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The Perkin-Elmer Bantam terminal was introduced in October, 1978 at a price of $966.
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{{infobox terminal
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| manufacturer = Perkin-Elmer
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| model = Bantam 550
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| image = Perkin-Elmer 550B 1.jpg
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| intro_month = October
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| intro_year = 1978
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| intro_price = $966
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| char_resolutino = 80x24
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| char_matrix = 7x10
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| interface = RS-232C
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| interface2 = 20 mA current loop
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| baud_rates = 110, 200, 300, 600, 1200, 1800, 2400, 3600, 4800, 7200, 9600
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}}
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The {{PAGENAME}} terminal was introduced in October, 1978 at a price of $966.{{Computerworld
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| id=L7fv8Ls0pMAC
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| pg=35
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| title="Decoding, CRT Control Logic Combined in Terminal's Chip"
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| date=October 23, 1978
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}}{{Computerworld
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| id=s4Po-oIhNpsC
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| page_prefix=RA1-PA
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| page=6
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| display_page_prefix = In Depth/
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| title=Perkin-Elmer advertisement
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| date=July 14, 1980
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}}
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In 1981, several variations of the {{PAGENAME}} were introduced.
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The model 550S offered block mode editing and an optional second page.
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The model 550E offered a numeric data entry keypad.
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The model 550B offered reduced price and high reliability through the use of custom LSI chips.{{Computerworld
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| id=UQeAjDdnBXsC
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| page=73
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| title=Perkin-Elmer advertisement
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| date=February 9, 1981
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}}
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Features:
 
Features:
* 80x24 character resolution
 
* 7x10 dot matrix character cell
 
* asynchronous RS-232C interface
 
* 110-9600 baud rate
 
 
* options:
 
* options:
** full overstrike APl model
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** full overstrike APL model
 
** foreign language character sets
 
** foreign language character sets
 
** current loop interface
 
** current loop interface
 
** RS-232C printer interface
 
** RS-232C printer interface
  
== References ==
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==Images==
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File:Perkin-Elmer Bantam 550 advertisement Computerworld 14Jul1980.jpg|Advertisement
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File:Perkin-Elmer 550B 1.jpg
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File:Perkin-Elmer 550B 2.jpg
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File:Perkin-Elmer 550B 3.jpg
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</gallery>
  
* [http://books.google.com/books?id=L7fv8Ls0pMAC&lpg=PA35&pg=PA35 "Decoding, CRT Control Logic Combined in Terminal's Chip"], Computerworld, October 23, 1978, pg. 35
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{{References}}
  
[[Category:Perkin-Elmer|Bantam]]
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[[Category:Perkin-Elmer|Bantam 550]]
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Latest revision as of 21:00, 8 January 2020

Perkin-Elmer Bantam 550
Perkin-Elmer 550B 1.jpg
Manufacturer Perkin-Elmer
Model Bantam 550
Lifetime
Introduced October, 1978
Introductory Price $966
Communication
Interfaces RS-232C,
20 mA current loop
Baud Rates 110, 200, 300, 600, 1200, 1800, 2400, 3600, 4800, 7200, 9600
Character Modes
Matrix 7x10

The Perkin-Elmer Bantam 550 terminal was introduced in October, 1978 at a price of $966.[1][2]

In 1981, several variations of the Perkin-Elmer Bantam 550 were introduced. The model 550S offered block mode editing and an optional second page. The model 550E offered a numeric data entry keypad. The model 550B offered reduced price and high reliability through the use of custom LSI chips.[3]


Features:

Images

References

  1. "Decoding, CRT Control Logic Combined in Terminal's Chip", Computerworld, October 23, 1978, pg. 35
  2. Perkin-Elmer advertisement, Computerworld, July 14, 1980, pg. In Depth/6
  3. Perkin-Elmer advertisement, Computerworld, February 9, 1981, pg. 73
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