DFI MG-150 Video Card

The MG-150 is an 8-bit ISA expansion board for the IBM PC. It provides text video output compatible with the IBM 5151 monochrome monitor, as well as monochrome graphics output compatible with the Hercules video card. it was also capable of an extended 132-character monochrome text mode, which caused it to become a popular option for PC users who needed to interact with mainframe terminal emulators.

The card uses the Tseng Labs ET1000-A video chip to fit these video features plus a parallel port on a short-length ISA card.

Date : 1988

Manufacturer : DFI

Format : Expansion Board

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH44041. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

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