Amdek Video 310A Monitor


The Amdek Video 310A twelve-inch cathode ray tube monochrome display monitor accompanied a 1985 PC’s Limited Turbo PC (2007.0042.01). Monochrome monitors only have the ability to display text in one color. The shade of the text depends on the type of phosphor used in the cathode ray tube. The Amdek 310A contained P3 phosphor, displaying amber characters on the screen.


Amdek Corporation, Model 310/310A Owner’s Manual, 1984.

Date Made: 1985

Maker: Dell Inc.

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Computers, Computers & Business Machines, American Enterprise

Exhibition: American Enterprise

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Credit Line: Gift of Dell Inc.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2007.0042.02Catalog Number: 2007.0042.02Accession Number: 2007.0042

Object Name: monitor

Physical Description: plastic (overall material)metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 11 1/2 in x 14 3/4 in x 13 1/2 in; 29.21 cm x 37.465 cm x 34.29 cm


Record Id: nmah_1321868

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