Perkin-Elmer Bantam 550

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Revision as of 20:59, 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 110-9600
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:

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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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