Sol-20

Roughly 10000 of these Sol-20 or Sol Terminal Computers were manufactured in either kit or pre-assembled form from 1977-1979.  The company that made them was called Processor Technology Corporation in Emeryville California and was founded by Lee Felsenstein, Gordon French and Bob Marsh around mid 1975.  Of course Lee Felsenstein …

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Synertek SYM-1

The Synertek SYM-1 was a 6502-based single board computer produced by Synertek in 1978; it was a derivative of MOS Technology’s KIM-1. Synertek the company began life back in 1973 as a semiconductor manufacturer based in the United States. Their early products consisted of many different custom designed devices, such …

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Commodore Pet

The Commodore PET was Commodore’s first fully featured computer for the home computer market. Introduced to the world in 1977 the Commodore PET soon became a best seller in the North American educational markets and spawned a whole host of products based on its 8-bit microprocessor. This firmly managed to …

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Apple Macintosh

The first Apple Macintosh was a personal computer released in 1984. In 1983 Apple had released a business computer called the Lisa with a graphical user interface, and mouse, which was a far cry from other computers at the time which mostly used MS-DOS. The Lisa was never really meant …

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