Tandberg TDV 2215

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The Tandberg TDV 2215 video terminal was produced by Tandberg Data as a model of the TDV 2200 series terminals, and sold by Norsk Data (ND) as product number ND 242, Display Terminal Tandberg TDV 2215. It can be run in a TDV 2115 compatible mode, or in its native mode.

To access the setup menus, hold down the CTRL key and press the HELP key twice in quick succession.


The terminal has the following standard interfaces (resident on mainboard):

  • Channel A: V.24, V.11
  • Printer: V.11
  • Keyboard: V.11

Optional interfaces

Optional interface adapters (plug-in boards)

  • Channel A: Current Loop
  • Printer: V.24, Current Loop
  • Channel B: V.24, V.11, Current Loop

Note: the terminal can only have two optional interface adapter boards at the same time.


Language versions

The terminal exists in several versions (different local language): Danish, English, French, German, international, Norwegian and Swedish.

  • TDV 2215 International (product number 4021)
  • TDV 2215 ECMA Norwegian (product number 4023)
  • TDV 2215 Norwegian (product number 4025)
  • TDV 2215 Norwegian MkII (product number 4075)
  • TDV 2215 VIP Norwegian (VIP 7700) (product number 4163)
  • TDV 2215 Swedish (product number 4027)
  • TDV 2215 German (product number 4040)


  • Print buffer (2K)
  • Current loop adapter on the line interface (product number 961145)
  • Current loop adapter on the printer interface (product number 961145)
  • V.24 adapter on the printer interface (product number 961145)


Notable features.

PUSH keys

The terminal has eight PUSH-keys, providing (by use of SHIFT) sixteen functions. PUSH, Programmable Utility for String Handling, allows the user (or the host computer) to program often used words or code sequences that can be transitted by pushing the appropriate PUSH-key. The strings associated with PUSH-keys are stored in non-volatile memory and are not lost when power is turned off.

Character limits

Each PUSH key has a limit to how many characters it can store. The limits are:

  • P1 to P8: 12 characters
  • P9 to P12: 32 characters
  • P13 to P16: 48 characters


TDV 2215 Owner's Manual (product number 961327).

TDV 2215 Reference card (product number 404279).

TDV 2215 Functional Specifications (product number 385604).

TDV 2200 Series Hardware manual (product number 961328).

TDV 2200 User's Guide (product number 397262).

TDV 2200 Specifications & Installation Guide (product number 398943).

TDV 2200 Service Manual (product number 961326).


Pictures of the terminal

External links

  • tc-ahj termcap file for tdv2215 (and some other models)
  • termcap.tdv another termcap file for Tandberg / ND terminals, with comments