The Vector 1 was a clone of the ALTAIR 8800 based on the common S-100 bus structure and the Intel 8080A microprocessor. It was sold under kit or assembled versions.
Vector Graphics said it offered a stronger cabinet and a well-designed power supply. To reduce selling price, front panel didn't offer any switch or control led. In its basic version, the computer could be connected to a tape recorder and a serial terminal and offered a bootstrap ROM monitor.
|END OF PRODUCTION||Unknown|
|BUILT IN LANGUAGE||None|
|KEYBOARD||Depends on the video terminal used|
|RAM||1 Kb. expandable to 64 Kb.|
|ROM||512 bytes (Bootstrap)|
|TEXT MODES||Commonly 80 characters x 25 lines|
|SOUND||No built-in speaker|
|SIZE / WEIGHT||Unknown|
|I/O PORTS||18 S-100 bus connectors|
|BUILT IN MEDIA||None|
|POWER SUPPLY||Built-in PSU 8 Volts 18 Amp. and 16 Volts 2.5 Amp.|
|PERIPHERALS||S-100 bus cards|