Apple IIc Plus
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Apple IIc Plus


The Apple IIc Plus is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 1988 to 1990 as part of the Apple II series. The computer has been introduced on 1 September 1988 and its price started at $675. The new Apple IIc Plus features a 1 MHz or 4 MHz MOS Technology 65C02 processor, 128 KB of RAM, 32 KB of ROM, 800 KB 3.5-inch floppy drive, and 63-key uppercase and lowercase keyboard. The IIc Plus has been discontinued on 1 September 1990.

Today Apple IIc Plus is 32 years old!

Apple IIc Plus – General information

Overview

Introduced1 September 1988
Discontinued1 September 1990
Order NumberA2S4500
Price$675
ColorsFog
Weight7 Ibs.
3.175 KG
Dimensions2.5” H x 12” W x 11.5” D
6.35 cm H x 30.48 cm W x 29.21 cm D

Hardware

Processor

ProcessorMOS Technology 65C02
Processor Speed1 MHz or 4 MHz (user selectable)
Architecture8-bit
Number of Cores1
System Bus1 MHz
CacheNone
CoprocessorNone

Storage & Media

StorageNone
MediaBuilt-in 800 KB 3.5-inch floppy drive

Memory

Built-in Memory128 KB
Maximum Memory1.15 MB
Memory Slots1 – 34-pin Memory Expansion Card
Minimum SpeedUnknown
ROM32 KB

Graphics

Graphics CardNone
Graphics MemoryNone
Display Connection1 – RCA for composite video output
1 – DB-15*
External Resolution40 × 48 (15 colors)
280 × 192 (6 colors)
80 × 48 (15 colors)
560 × 192 (15 colors)
Text Display40-column text in 24 rows or 80-column text in 24 rows

Connections

EthernetNone
Modem1 – Internal modem connector
ADBNone
Serial2 – mini DIN-8
Floppy Port1 – DB-19
Cassette1 – in
1 – out at 1500 bps
Game1 – DE-9
Audio InNone
Audio Out1 – Built-in speaker
Display1 – RCA for composite video output
1 – DB-15*

*(The DB-15 signals are not the same as those on the Apple III, Apple IIGS, or the Mac. Do not attempt to plug a cable intended for one into the other.)

Expansion

Expansion SlotsNone

Keyboard

KeyboardBuilt-in 63-key uppercase and lowercase keyboard

Software

Original OSApple ProDOS 8
FirmwareApplesoft BASIC

Power

Maximum Continuous Power20 W
Line Voltage90 – 130V AC

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