RDT64


Retro Dumb terminal setup display RDT64 assembled circuit board

The Retro Dumb Terminal is a limited ASCII terminal suitable for lab work and retro computing. It outputs a 64 character by 25 line display to any VGA monitor. Input is via a PS/2 keyboard. The manual for the RDT64 kit is available on the Data & Documentation page.

Mounting:
The RDT64 circuit board is 6 x 4.7 inches (152.4 x 119.4 mm). It was designed to fit the Simco 150X75 case. You can of course purchase a different case or build your own.
VGA output:
The RDT64 display is 25 lines of 64 characters per line or 1600 characters on the screen. The RGB signals are individually controlled so the characters and the background may be any of the eight possible colors.
Host Connection:
RS-232 serial port using 8 data bits, no parity, 1 stop bit (8N1). Baud rates from 1200 to 9600.
Power:
User supplied +5 volt DC wall-wart. Current consumption 300 mA.
Price: $59.00 for RDT64 kit, $75.00 assembled-and-tested.

The current firmware version is 20.07.24.


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