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Prism Modem 2000

Together with the appropriate Prism Comms Pack, the Prism Modem 2000 connects your microcomputer to Micronet 800, Prestel and other viewdata services. Allows you to communicate directly with other modem users.

Viewdata is a Videotex implementation. It is a type of information retrieval service in which a subscriber can access a remote database via a common carrier channel, request data and receive requested data on a video display over a separate channel. Samuel Fedida was credited as inventor of the system. The access, request and reception are usually via common carrier broadcast channels. This is in contrast with teletext.

Type VX540 with a serial number of 020381.

Date : 1984

Manufacturer : Prism

Physical Description : Modem Interface cable

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH23635. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

Scan of Document: Prism Modem 2000

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