VT55-D,E,H,J DECgraphic Scope Users' Manual

Company:Digital Equipment Corporation
Part:EK-VT55E-TM-001
Date:1976-12
Keywords:terminal graphics

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1 Introduction
    • 1.1 General Description
    • 1.2 Hardware Description
      • 1.2.1 VT55 Technology
    • 1.3 VT55 Models
    • 1.4 Related Documents
    • 1.5 Technical Characteristics
      • 1.5.1 Installation Characteristics
      • 1.5.2 Functional Characteristics
      • 1.5.3 Interface Characteristics
    • 1.6 VT55 Options
  • Chapter 2 Site Preparation and Planning
    • 2.1 Purpose and Importance
    • 2.2 Installation Space
    • 2.3 Operation Environment
      • 2.3.1 Operating Temperature and Humidity
      • 2.3.2 Device Dissipation
      • 2.3.3 Electrical Noise Tolerance
      • 2.3.4 Vibration, Atmosphere, Altitude
    • 2.4 Power Requirements
    • 2.5 Signal Cables
  • Chapter 3 Installation
    • 3.1 Unpacking
    • 3.2 Preliminary and Acceptance Testing
    • 3.3 Manual Testing
      • 3.3.1 Miscellaneous Functions
      • 3.3.2 Graph Drawing Mode Functions
      • 3.3.3 Hold Display Mode Functions
    • 3.4 Connecting the VT55 to an Interface
      • 3.4.1 20 mA Interface Cable with Mate-N-Lok Connector
      • 3.4.2 20 mA Interface Cable with 283B Connector
      • 3.4.3 EIA Interface Cable
      • 3.4.4 Changing VT55 Interface Cables
      • 3.4.5 Setting the Baud Rate Switches
      • 3.4.6 Setting the Parity Switches
    • 3.5 Serial Line Signal Format
      • 3.5.1 Word Length and Parity
      • 3.5.2 Baud Rate
      • 3.5.3 Levels
      • 3.5.4 Synchronization
    • 3.6 Adjusting VT55 Nominal Line Voltage
    • 3.7 Changing VT55 Line Frequency - Non-Copier Models Only
  • Chapter 4 Technical Description
    • 4.1 Introduction
    • 4.2 Raster Scan Technique
    • 4.3 Communicating with the VT55
      • 4.3.1 Alphanumeric Mode
      • 4.3.2 Graphics Mode
      • 4.3.3 Graph Drawing
      • 4.3.4 Escape Mode and Special Terminal Commands
      • 4.3.5 VT55 Keyboard
    • 4.4 VT55 Copier
  • Chapter 5 Operation and Programming
    • 5.1 Introduction
    • 5.2 Operation
      • 5.2.1 Powering on the VT55
      • 5.2.2 VT55 Models with Internal Copier
    • 5.3 The Keyboard
      • 5.3.1 Using the Keyboard
        • 5.3.1.1 ASCII Codes
        • 5.3.1.2 Shift Key
        • 5.3.1.3 CAPS LOCK Key
        • 5.3.1.4 REPEAT Key
        • 5.3.1.5 SCROLL and COPY Keys
        • 5.3.1.6 BREAK Key
        • 5.3.1.7 Auxiliary Keypad
    • 5.4 Alphanumeric Mode
      • 5.4.1 Alphanumeric Cursor
    • 5.5 Graphic Mode
    • 5.6 Display Calibration Specification
      • 5.6.1 Calibration of the Graph Drawing Field
      • 5.6.2 Alignment of Alphanumerics on the Graph Drawing Data Field
      • 5.6.3 Definition of Graph Marker on the Graph Drawing Data Field
    • 5.7 Graph Drawing Mode
      • 5.7.1 Graph Drawing Command Characters
      • 5.7.2 Graph Drawing Data Characters
      • 5.7.3 Other Characters
    • 5.8 Escape Mode
      • 5.8.1 Cursor Down
      • 5.8.2 Reverse Line Feed
      • 5.8.3 Cursor Up
      • 5.8.4 Cursor Right
      • 5.8.5 Cursor Home
      • 5.8.6 Direct Cursor Addressing
      • 5.8.7 Erase to End of Line
      • 5.8.8 Erase to End of Screen
      • 5.8.9 Identify Terminal Type
      • 5.8.10 Enter Hold Screen Mode
      • 5.8.11 Exit Hold Screen Mode
      • 5.8.12 Enter Alternate Keypad Mode
      • 5.8.13 Exit Alternate Keypad Mode
      • 5.8.14 Copy Screen
      • 5.8.15 Enable Auto-Print Mode
      • 5.8.16 Disable Auto-Print Mode
      • 5.8.17 Enter Graphic Mode
      • 5.8.18 Exit Graphic Mode
      • 5.8.19 Enter Graph Drawing Mode
      • 5.8.20 Exit Graph Drawing Mode
    • 5.9 Hold Screen Command
    • 5.10 Control Codes
    • 5.11 Graphing Commands and Examples
      • 5.11.1 NO OP
      • 5.11.2 Load Enable Register 0
      • 5.11.3 Load Enable Register 1
      • 5.11.4 Load Graph 0
      • 5.11.5 Load Graph 1
      • 5.11.6 Load Graph Marker Memory for Graph 0
      • 5.11.7 Load Graph Marker Memory for Graph 1
      • 5.11.8 Load Horizontal Line Coordinate
      • 5.11.9 Load Vertical Line Coordinate
      • 5.11.10 Load Starting X Coordinate
      • 5.11.11 Example Sequence
        • 5.11.11.1 Reset Logic
        • 5.11.11.2 Enter Graph Drawing Mode
        • 5.11.11.3 Enable Graphs
        • 5.11.11.4 Load Graph 0
        • 5.11.11.5 Load X Coordinate
        • 5.11.11.6 Load Graph 1
        • 5.11.11.7 Load Graph Marker Memory for Graph 0
        • 5.11.11.8 Load Graph Marker Memory for Graph 1
        • 5.11.11.9 Load Horizontal Line Coordinate
        • 5.11.11.10 Load Vertical Line Coordinate
        • 5.11.11.11 Controlling Display Status
  • Chapter 6 Maintenance
    • 6.1 Philosophy
    • 6.2 Corrective Maintenance
      • 6.2.1 Recommended Spare Parts and Tools
      • 6.2.2 Basic Description of Internal Signal Flow
      • 6.2.3 Troubleshooting Procedure
      • 6.2.4 Copier Replacement Procedure
      • 6.2.5 Video Adjustment Procedure
    • 6.3 Packing of DECscope

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