emu at e-bbes.com
Sat Feb 27 09:47:13 CST 2010
Johnny Billquist wrote:
> It might be that the graphic system have a color palette then, since
> obviously, there are other colors than blue possible, but none others
> are shown there.
> Or else they have a 24 bit pixel depth, which would be very impressive.
Our grinell had more than one buffer, and you could do operations
between them too.
> I dare say we can safely assume it's not a serially connected terminal
> (even ignoring that I don't think I've ever seen or heard of a serial
> terminal with bitmap graphics with a resolution close to this).
I agree here ;-)
Ours was also attached via a DRW whatever on the bus.
(Sorry, thirty years ago ;-))
> Never heard of grinell.
> But I have a VSV21 here. 640x480 pixel resolution. Unfortunately only 4
> bitplanes. But it's a very fun graphic system for the PDP11 anyway...
> And later than 1981, but made by DEC. Oh, and that's for the Q-bus...
> Unibus graphic systems are rarer...
I should have them here too. One day ...
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