Olivetti DE 520 System General Manual

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The Olivetti DE 520 System is an expandable data handling system centred around a prograrnmed microprocessor control unit. Format Programs, entered via the keyboard ormagnetic tape cassette, control the microprocessor which In turn can control a range of peripheral devices through Input/Output channels; the peripheral devices controlled include:

  • Magnetic Tape Cassettes
  • Computer Compatible Magnetic Tape
  • Serial Printers
  • Communications

It Is also possible, using the Olivetti Standard Interface "IPSO", to connect up to four additional peripheral devices to the DE 520 System. This extra option allows the DE 520 System to handle data to and from a wide range of devices.

This manual describes the functions of the central microprocessor and its format program instructions. It is a general manual; more detailed information on the DE 520 System and its peripheral devices are available In the following manuals:

  1. The DE 520 and Magnetic Tape
  2. The DE 520 and Serial Printers
  3. The DE 520 and Communications
  4. The DE 520 and "IPSO" Devices.

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Date Published : Unknown

Manufacturer : Olivetti

Platform : Olivetti DE 520

Format : PDF Document - 57 Pages






This exhibit has a reference ID of CH32333. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

Olivetti DE 520 System General Manual

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