DEC VT240 terminal

John A. Dundas III dundas at caltech.edu
Thu Aug 23 10:01:53 CDT 2007


Tony,

I have one also.  Pictures can be found at:

<http://dundas-mac.caltech.edu/~dundas/retro/DEC%20Docs/Terminals/VT240/gallery.html>

At 11:01 PM +0100 8/22/07, Tony Duell wrote:
>1) One site i looked at said a VT240 is a monochrome unit, a VT241 is the
>colour version. Is the only difference the monitor? Can I use a colour
>monitor with my base unit?

Yes.

>
>2) On the back are obvious connectors for an RS232 port (DB25), current
>loop (8 pin mate-n-lock). There's a DE9 labelled 'PR', presumably a
>printer port, also RS232. A RJ11 keyboard socket, I assume an LK201 will
>work here (yes?).

Yes, I believe the LK201 was the factory configuration.

>A BNC which seems ot be composite mono video. And a
>DA15 plug, also for a monitor. I assume a VR201 links here, or a V241
>with the right cable.

Yes, see the last picture on my site above.

John



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