Artifact Details

Title

Graphics display controller

Catalog Number

102735350

Type

Physical object

Date

5/28/86 on white label on the front

Manufacturer

Vectrix Corp.

Place Manufactured

Greenboro, N.C.

Identifying Numbers

Model number VXM Label on front panel
Other number 003013087358 Barcode on front panel labeled LLNL
Serial number 1543 Black and silver label on back

Dimensions

overall: 4 1/2 in x 14 in x 15 1/2 in

Description

Object is a metal box with only a pilot light on the front panel. On the rear panel are six BNC connectors labeled COMBINED SYNC, H SYNC, V SYNC, RED, GREEN, and BLUE (so, clearly controlling a color video display); also a female DB-25 connector labeled KEYBOARD and one labeled HOST, and a male DB-25 labeled PRINTER. A white paper label has typewritten information with the model, date, user account etc. There are vectrix made controllers for color displays, with an internal frame buffer that could be controlled by a host system via the RS-232 port.

Category

I/O/other

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