Apple Monochrome Monitor

The Apple Monochrome Monitor is a display that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 1986 to 1992 as part of the Apple Monitor series. The Monitor has been introduced on September 15, 1986.

The new Monitor features a 12-inch monochrome monitor, that can display up to 80-column text and graphics with resolutions up to 640 x 200 pixels, and an RCA-style phono jack connection. The monitor is designed for Apple IIc, Apple IIc Plus, and Apple IIGS.

This monitor has been discontinued on December 1, 1992.

Today Apple Monochrome Monitor is 35 years old!

Apple IIGS Woz edition and Apple Monochrome Monitor
Source: / Photo credit: Tony Diaz – Apple IIGS Woz edition and Apple Monochrome Monitor

Apple Monochrome Monitor Release Date

IntroducedSeptember 15, 1986
DiscontinuedDecember 1, 1992
Order NumberA2M6016
Original PriceUnknown
Weight18 Ibs.
8.164 KG
Dimensions10” H x 12.3” W x 14.3” D
25.4 cm H x 31.24 cm W x 36.32 cm D

System Requirements


Viewable Area11.5”
ColorsWhite phosphor (EIA Type P4)
Resolutions560 x 192 pixels (Apple IIc and Apple IIc Plus)
640 x 200 pixels (Apple IIGS)
Text Display80 columns by 25 rows
Viewing AngleUnknown
Contrast RatioUnknown
Response TimeUnknown
Pixel Pitch0.37 mm
Pixel DensityUnknown


ConnectionRCA-style phono jack


Maximum Continuous Power45 W

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