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Apple IIc (ROM version '255')

Blue Arrow Company:  Apple Inc. (Apple Computer, Inc.)
Blue Arrow Model Number:  A2S4000
Blue Arrow Manufacture Date/Year:  1984

Blue Camera Camera Used:  Nikon D5100
Blue Info Images Copyright:  Click Here
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Blue Arrow Specifications

Core Unit:

  • Processor:  1 MHz 65C02
  • ROM:  16K ROM version '255' (original)
  • RAM:
    • 128K onboard
    • No RAM expansion slots
    • RAM expansion requires third-party solution
    • Apple never officially supported RAM greater than 128K on ROM version '255'
  • Graphics:
    • Graphics Display Modes:
      • Low-resolution 16-color graphics:
        1. 40h x 48v color blocks
        2. 40h x 40v with four lines of text
      • High-resolution 6-color graphics:
        1. 280h x 192v dots
        2. 280h x 160v with four lines of text
      • Double high-resolution 16-color graphics:
        1. 560h x 192v dots (Extended 80-Column Text Card required)
    • Text Display Modes:
      • 40-column text, 24 lines, 5 x 7 dot matrix (suitable for television or monitor)
      • 80-column text, 24 lines, 5 x 7 dot matrix (Extended 80-Column Text Card required)(suitable for monitor only)
    • Note:
      • All graphics modes may be displayed on a television or monitor
      • Composite monitor or RF Modulator to TV supported
  • Storage:
    • Compatible Apple External Drives:
      • Disk IIc 5.25-inch floppy drive
      • Apple UniDisk 5.25-inch floppy drive
    • Built-in Internal Drive:
      • 5.25-inch disk drive
      • Note:
        • Same mechanism as a Disk IIc or UniDisk 5.25-inch
  • Expansion Slots:
    • No expansion slots
  • Ports:
    • Joystick/Mouse (DB-9)
    • Printer, serial-1 (DIN-5)
    • Modem, serial-2 (DIN-5)
    • Video expansion port (DB-15)
    • Floppy drive port (DB-19)
    • 12 Volt DC connector input (DIN-7, male)
    • NTSC composite video output (RCA connector)
    • Audio-out (1/8" mono phono jack)

Apple IIc Ports

Operating System:

  • Compatible Operating Systems:
    • DOS 3.3, ProDOS
  • System Disk:
    • Apple IIc System Utilities (shipped with Version 1.0)
  • Languages in ROM:
    • Applesoft BASIC

Keyboard and Mouse:

  • Keyboard:
    • Built-in 63-key full-size keyboard
    • Full 128-character ASCII including 96 uppercase and lowercase alphanumeric characters, and 32 control characters
    • Special-purpose keys: Shift, Caps Lock, Control, Escape, Return, Tab, Delete, up arrow, down arrow, left arrow, right arrow, Reset, Open Apple, Solid Apple
    • Keyboard is switchable between Standard (QWERTY) and Dvorak layouts
    • Includes speaker-volume control
  • Mouse:  DB-9 Apple IIc Mouse (connects in joystick port)

Physical Dimensions:

  • Size (Inches):  2.5 H x 12 W x 11.5 D
  • Weight (Pounds):  7.5

Blue Camera Camera Used:  Nikon D5100
Blue Info Images Copyright:  Click Here
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