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The Haeff Memory and Graphics Tube (computer.org)
21 points by rbanffy 5 months ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 5 comments



For anyone curious about how those Tektronix terminals rendered things (and never watched the original Battlestar Galactica), here is a demo:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jOYqXlsgo78


The tube could write much faster than that. That's a terminal running at 1200 baud.


True. If you are running local, not via a terminal, it should be much faster. I've never seen either the 6800 or the 2901 models in person.



What a fantastic post! Thanks for this.




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