Macintosh 512Ke


The Macintosh 512Ke is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 1986 to 1987 as part of the Macintosh series. The new Macintosh computer has been introduced on April 14, 1986, and its price started at $1999.

The new Macintosh features an 8 MHz Motorola 68000 processor, 9″ monochrome display, 512 KB of RAM, 800 KB floppy disk drive, and a dedicated operating system: Macintosh System Software.

This computer has been discontinued on September 1, 1987.

Today Macintosh 512Ke is 35 years old!

Macintosh 512Ke
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Macintosh 512Ke Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedApril 14, 1986
DiscontinuedSeptember 1, 1987
Model Identifier3
Order NumberM0001E (512Ke)
M0001D (512K/800)
M0001ED (EDU 512Ke)
Original Price$1,999
ColorsBeige
Weight16.5 Ibs.
7.484 KG
Dimensions13.6” H x 9.6” W x 10.9” D
34.54 cm H x 24.38 cm W x 27.68 cm D

Tech Specs

ProcessorMotorola 68000
Processor Speed8 MHz
Number of Cores1
System Bus8 MHz
CacheNone
CoprocessorNone
StorageNone
Built-in Memory512 KB
Maximum Memory512 KB
Memory SlotsNone
Interleaving SupportNo

Graphics

Graphics CardNone
Graphics ConnectionNone
Graphics MemoryNone

Display

Built-in Display9” monochrome display
Resolution512 x 342
Pixel Density72 ppi

Software

Original OSSystem Software 1.7
Maximum OSSystem Software 6.0.8
FirmwareMacintosh ROM

Connections

EthernetNone
ModemNone
ADBNone
Serial2 – RS-422
1 – DE-9
SCSINone
Audio Out1 – Built-in speaker 8-bit 22-kHz
DisplayNone
Expansion SlotsNone
Hard Drive InterfaceNone
Media800 KB floppy disk drive
Floppy Port1 – DB-19

Accessories

Power

Backup Battery4.5 V Alkaline
Maximum Continuous Power60 W
Line Voltage110-120V AC (M0001E, M0001D, M0001ED)

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