The Vector-06C was created by Soviet engineers in 1987, they wanted to copy the succes of the Commodore64 in the West and it enjoyed a considerable succes and still has loyal fans in the Russian Federation. Due to the versatility and wide hardware capabilities the Vector could be used for education, work and entertainment. It offered unique multi-color palette and reasonably fast graphics, smooth hardware vertical scrolling, capabilities of the hardware overlay up to 4 image plans, 3-voices sound chip, a fairly large amount of RAM. Hundreds of games in assembler and thousands in Basic have been created for the Vector. Hackaday user Svofski is now working on a mini replica of the favourite Soviet 8-bit computer.

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