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Based on an Intel 8080 and is the first machine to include a full typewriter keyboard. The first software written for this machine is 'Electric Pencil, a word processor written by Michael Schrayer (December). It seems that it is still sold in 2000!
Over 10.000 units are sold until 1979
The Sol-10 was
intended to be a stripped down Sol-20, functioning as a "smart
terminal." The Sol-10 didn't have the expansion backplane, lacked
the numeric keypad (optional), had a wimpy power supply and didn't
require a cooling fan.
If you want to read an interesting account of the meteoric rise and fall of Processor Technology, get hold of a copy of the book, Stan Veit's History of the Personal Computer. (2)
This PC is still sold in 2000
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Footnotes & References
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