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Tektronix Readout System

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Tektronix Readout System
Tektronix needed a way to display data on the CRT for their 7000 series analogue oscilloscopes but it was a challenge because the initial oscilloscopes were analogue-only designs. Originally they had planned to use fibre optics to create a small display area next to the CRT but then a Tektronix engineer named Barrie Gilbert had a better idea: how about drawing the characters directly on the CRT?
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