AppleColor Monitor 100

The AppleColor Monitor 100 is a display that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 1984 to 1985 as part of the Apple Monitor series. The Monitor has been introduced on July 9, 1984, at the National Computer Conference in Las Vegas.

The new Monitor 100 features a 12-inch RGB color monitor, provides a high-quality display of both 80-column text and graphics on the Apple IIe and Apple III. Its features include an adjustable screen tilting mechanism, an anti-reflective screen surface to reduce glare, and a switch that converts the monitor to monochrome for applications that don’t require color.

This monitor has been discontinued on October 1, 1985.

Today AppleColor Monitor 100 is 38 years old!

AppleColor Monitor 100
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AppleColor Monitor 100 Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedJuly 9, 1984
DiscontinuedOctober 1, 1985
Order NumberA9M0308
Original Price$599
Weight25.3 Ibs.
11.475 KG
Dimensions11.35” H x 14.6” W x 14.76” D
28.82 cm H x 37.08 cm W x 37.49 cm D

System Requirements


Viewable Area10.5”
Colors16 colors or monochrome
Resolutions600 TV lines at the center
416 TV lines at corners
Text Display80 columns by 24 rows
Viewing AngleUnknown
Contrast RatioUnknown
Response TimeUnknown
Pixel Pitch0.38 mm
Pixel DensityUnknown




Maximum Continuous Power70 W
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