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Processor TechnologySol-20

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A beautiful and classic computer, the Sol features oiled wooden panels, an attractive blue colour and S100 compatibility. Pictured on top of this Sol is an optional floppy drive and some other unidentifiable unit.
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No known owners (I still own one | I used to own one). I have seen one.
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Sol-20, Sol-10, Sol-PC.
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Pricing 1,649.00 USD (United States, 1976), 1,883.00 USD (United States, 1976), 2,129.00 USD (United States, 1976), 2,283.00 USD (United States, 1976), 4,750.00 USD (United States, 1976), 5,450.00 USD (United States, 1976), 995.00 USD (United States, 1976)
Emphasis First contact, Hardware hacking, Programming, Terminal
Software compatibility CP/M 1, S-100 bus
Timeline Released: April 1975
CPU type 8080A
CPU word length 8 bits
CPU clock rate 2 MHz
ROM Size 2 KiB, 8 KiB
RAM Size 1 KiB, 8 KiB, 16 KiB, 32 KiB
Maximum RAM Size 48 KiB
Number of keys 85
Text modes 64x16, 64x16x2
Total number of colours 2
Cassette tape speed 1,200 bps
I/O Ports 2x Tape recorder, 3x Parallel, 5x S-100, Composite video, RS-232

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