Artifact Details

Title

VT52 DECScope terminal

Catalog Number

102629814

Type

Physical object

Date

1975

Manufacturer

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Identifying Numbers

Model number VT52-AE Printed on a silver label on the back of the unit
Other number 099-42641 Printed on a silver label on the back of the unit; marked as a "capital asset"
Serial number PN19747 Printed on a silver label on the back of the unit

Dimensions

data cable: 153 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 1/4 in; overall: 14 1/8 in x 21 in x 27 1/8 in; power cable: 96 in x 1 in x 3/4 in

Description

The VT52 terminal includes a 12 inch (diagonal) CRT screen, a full QWERTY keyboard and a numeric keypad. There is a slider switch on the back of the unit and a button labeled "2" on the right side. The on/off switch is also located on the right side of the unit.

Category

I/O/display/CRT