Apple IIc

The Apple IIc is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 1984 to 1988 as part of the Apple II series. The computer has been introduced on April 24, 1984, and its price started at $1295.

The new Apple IIc features a 1 MHz MOS Technology 65C02 processor, 128 KB of RAM, built-in storage, 140 KB 5.25-inch floppy drive, and 63-key uppercase and lowercase keyboard.

This computer has been discontinued on September 1, 1988.

Today Apple IIc is 38 years old!

Apple IIc
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Apple IIc Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedApril 24, 1984
DiscontinuedSeptember 1, 1988
Order NumberA2S4100
Weight7.5 Ibs.
3.401 KG
Dimensions2.5” H x 12” W x 11.5” D
6.35 cm H 30.48 cm W x 29.21 cm D

Tech Specs

ProcessorMOS Technology 65C02
Processor Speed1 MHz
Number of Cores1
System Bus1 MHz
Built-in Memory128 KB
Maximum Memory128 KB (Revision 1-2)
1.12 MB (Revision 3-4)
Memory Slots1 – 34-pin Memory Expansion Card (Revision 3-4)
ROM16 KB or 32 KB


SoftwareApple ProDOS 8
FirmwareApplesoft BASIC


Serial2 – DIN-5
Floppy Port1 – DB-19
Game1 – DE-9
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm analog output jack
1 – Built-in speaker
Display Connection1 – RCA composite video output
1 – DB-15
External Resolution40 x 48 (15 colors)
280 x 192 (6 colors)
80 x 48 (15 colors)
560 x 192 (15 colors)
Text Display40-column text, 24-lines or 80-column text, 24-lines
Expansion SlotsNone
MediaBuilt-in 140 KB 5.25-inch floppy drive


KeyboardBuilt-in 63-key uppercase and lowercase keyboard


Maximum Continuous Power25 W (external power supply)
18 W (internal converter)
Line Voltage105 – 129V AC

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