Technology Sol Terminal Computer
on the Intel 8080 microprocessor, this machine was one of
the earliest to include a keyboard interface and support circuitry
for full implementation of every 8080 function. The real wood
(walnut) sides and deep blue case made a distinctive look.
The SOL-20 was popular among the growing number of home-based
computer enthusiasts, especially because Lee Felsenstein,
the moderator of the original Homebrew Computer Club, was
the designer of its circuits. Processor Technology was one
of several garage-based businesses that had a flash of success
in the volatile economy of Silicon Valley.