Ampex 210 Plus
Very popular terminal, with monochrome display and
RS-232 port, with software configuration (battery-backed), RTC, memory
buffer "window mode" and many configuration options. It has a wide range
of baud rates and is quite durable. Ampex terminals were used in
industrial systems as well as in office ones, in Poland usually with PC
machines as servers.
The unit is built around Z80A CPU, it has dedicated 3515260 PLA chip and MC2672B4P CRT driver. Connection is made with AMI18828MHD serial driver chip, but it can be modified using installable module in a socket.
|Display:||Monochrome amber CRT|
|Keyboard:||Dedicated on 4-pin connector.|
|Main port:||Serial RS-232|
|Additional ports:||Printer RS-232|
Model 210 manual
Model 230 manual
Peripherals in collection:
|To enter SETUP: Press FUNCT + SETUP.|
|My unit is in a good shape, is not much used, works well. It comes from military junk, it was probably used as spare terminal, as they usually used Wyse WY-120 or TeleVideo ones.||
Source: Bajtek, 1987 - Polish advertisement.
Connector: 4-pin RJ (like telephone) connector, female at the computer (this is NOT a PC keyboard standard!):
. 1 2 3 4 .
1 - PE
2 - +11V Vcc
3 - Data
4 - GND