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Catalog Number

X689.86

Title

TVT-1 TV Typewriter prototype

Type

Physical Object

Date

1973

Manufacturer

Lancaster, Don

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

model number TVT-1
serial number Prototype

Dimensions

4 1/2 x 11 3/4 x 13 1/2 in.

Description

The very first low cost video display system for the computer hacker and experimenter. The precursor breakthrough of the personal computer revolution. A videodisplay system of two pages of 512 characters using NMOS serial shift register memory. See Museum report, vol. 17, p. 16 for more details and photo.

Category

I/O: other

Subject

Homebrew

Credit

Gift of Don Lancaster/Synergetics

Lot Number

X689.86