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 September 1, 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.

This Apple IIc has been discontinued on September 1, 1990.

Today Apple IIc Plus is 33 years old!

Apple IIc Plus
Source: wikimedia.org – Apple IIc Plus

Apple IIc Plus Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedSeptember 1, 1988
DiscontinuedSeptember 1, 1990
Order NumberA2S4500
Original 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

Tech Specs

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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