DEC VT20 boot device

Nigel Johnson nw.johnson at
Sun Aug 11 18:49:32 CDT 2019

I worked on a lot of Xerox 820s, apparently that did the same job!

On 11/08/2019 19:45, Eric Smith via cctalk wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 11, 2019 at 1:18 AM Bob Smith via cctalk <cctalk at>
> wrote:
>> The VT20 design team was, iirc, John Kirk for the video, and me for
>> the Unibus interface in the first version. The one with the slick
>> one shown here,
> That looks pretty nice, since externally it just looks like a VT05 with
> extra buttons.
> The vt20/b (photos in same directory), on the other hand, is one of the
> ugliest terminals I've ever seen.


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