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DECmate I
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computer The first in DEC's series of miniaturised PDP-8
computers based on the Intersil 6120 [Harris 6120?]
microprocessor and dedicated to wordprocessing. The
DECmate was DEC's original competition for the IBM PC.
The DECmate I was introduced in 1980 as the successor to the
WT78. The processor ran at 10 MHz, and was housed in a
VT100 CRT terminal. It was a very limted model, no EAE
option was available, memory was 32 Kwords. It used the RX02
8" dual floppy drive. Options were the DP278-A and -B
communication ports and RL278: 1 to 4 RL02 cartridge disk