Seeking "MEGATEK" Sun 3/4 era (?) VME Graphics accelerator information and driver

null ian.finder at
Sun Sep 13 16:48:40 CDT 2020

This is a VME board with 3D acceleration, and RGB out.
There is no terminal for it.

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> On Sep 13, 2020, at 13:28, Dennis Boone <drb at> wrote:
>> Alas I have no idea what they are or if there is hope of using them.
> Megatek built graphics terminals and I think plotters that were used in
> CAD shops.  Prime used them with some of their CAD offerings.  Megatek
> also did boards for at least DG, -11, Modcomp systems, maybe others.  In
> fact, some of the terminals may be based on Nova processors.  The
> Megagraphic line mentions a bit-slice custom processor inside.
> The Whizzard line seems to interface via RS-232, but the Megagraphic
> family brochures say they had pio/dma interfaces for a variety of
> minicomputers, so are probably closer to matching your board set.
> You'd be looking for the relevant terminal, I'd think.
> De

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