TVT-1 TV Typewriter prototype

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Date Introduced
1973
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
4 1/2 x 11 3/4 x 13 1/2 in.
Manufacturer
Lancaster, Don
Credit Line
Gift of Don Lancaster/Synergetics
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
United States
Keywords
Homebrew
Object ID
X689.86
Memory Size
512 6-bit words

Don Lancaster developed the TV Typewriter as a low-cost terminal for home use. It could display two pages of text on a television screen. Lancaster thought it could be used to show news, stock quotations, time, and weather.