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Apple IIe Platinum

Blue Arrow Company:  Apple Inc. (Apple Computer, Inc.)
Blue Arrow Model Number:  A2S2128
Blue Arrow Manufacture Date/Year:  1987

Blue Camera Camera Used:  Nikon D5100
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Blue Arrow Specifications

Core Unit:

  • Processor:  1 MHz 65C02
  • RAM:
    • 64K onboard
    • 128K with a 64K Extended 80-Column Text Card installed
    • 1 MB - 4 MB possible with third party cards
  • 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 External Drives:
      • Audio Cassette Tape
      • 5.25-inch floppy drives (w/card)
      • 800K floppy drive (w/card)
      • 1.4 MB floppy (w/card)
      • SCSI hard drive (w/card)
    • Built-in Internal Drive:
      • No internal built-in drives
      • Note:
        • Various third-party hard drives were available on card or by replacing the power supply
  • Expansion Slots:
    • 8 Apple II proprietary slots
    • Recommended Slot Configuration:
      • Slot 1: Printer
      • Slot 2: Modem
      • Slot 3: Empty (if card is in Aux. Conn.)
      • Slot 4: Mouse or proprietary expansion card
      • Slot 5: Drive drive, hard drive, or mouse
      • Slot 6: Drive drive
      • Slot 7: Disk drive or co-processor
      • Aux. Conn.: Extended 80-Column Text Card
  • Built-in Ports (all other ports require an expansion card):
    • Video out (composite)
    • Audio Cassette Input/Output
    • Paddles (onboard)
    • Keypad (onboard)
    • Joystick or Paddles Connector (9-Pin)
    • 7 expansion slots that could be used for port connectors (Aux. Conn. is used for memory)

Apple IIe Platinum ports
Apple IIe Platinum Ports (5.25-inch Floppy Drive Card Installed)

Operating System:

  • Compatible Operating Systems:
    • DOS 3.3, ProDOS, CP/M (with Z-80 card), Pascal, MS-DOS (with card)
  • System Disk:
    • Apple II System Utilities, Version 3.1
  • Languages in ROM:
    • Applesoft BASIC

Keyboard and Mouse:

  • Keyboard:  Built-in, 81 keys (upper and lowercase) with numberic keypad
  • Mouse:  Requires a mouse card (usually a DB-9 Apple II Mouse Card)

Physical Dimensions:

  • Size (Inches):  4.25 H x 15.25 W x 17.75 D
  • Weight (Pounds):  11.5

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