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Apple IIe Enhanced Datasheet

On March 1, 1985, Apple introduced a new personal computer to the market, the Apple IIe Enhanced. As part of the Apple II series, this computer was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 1985 to 1987.

The Apple IIe Enhanced featured a 1 MHz MOS Technology 65C02 processor, 64 KB of RAM, 16 KB of ROM, and a built-in 63-key uppercase and lowercase keyboard. Additionally, there were optional upgrades available, such as the Cassette Interface, Disk II, or DuoDisk floppy drive.

This computer was well-received by consumers and was considered a solid choice for home and educational use. However, on January 1, 1987, Apple decided to discontinue the Apple IIe Enhanced, making way for newer models in the Apple II series.

Today, the Apple IIe Enhanced is 39 years old and holds a special place in the history of personal computers. Despite being discontinued, it remains a beloved piece of technology for those who had the opportunity to use it.

Apple IIe Enhanced
Source: oldcomputr.com – Apple IIe Enhanced

Apple IIe Enhanced Details

IntroducedMarch 1, 1985
DiscontinuedJanuary 1, 1987
Original Price$1,395
ColorsBeige
Weight11.5 Ibs.
5.216 KG
Dimensions4.25” H x 15.25” W x 18” D
10.79 cm H x 38.73 cm W x 45.72 cm D

Apple IIe Enhanced Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorMOS Technology 65C02
Processor Speed1 MHz
Architecture8-bit
Number of Cores1
System Bus1 MHz

Memory

StorageNone
Built-in Memory64 KB
Maximum Memory1 MB (Actual)
128 KB (Apple)
Memory SlotsMemory Expansion Card can be installed in an Auxiliary slot
ROM16 KB

Connections

Cassette1 – in
1 – out at 1500 bps
Game1 – internal 16-pin GAME I/O
1 – external DE-9
Audio Out1 – Built-in speaker
Display Connection1 – RCA composite video output
External Resolution40 x 48 (15 colors)
280 x 192 (6 colors)
80 x 48 (15 colors)
560 x 192 (15 colors)
Text Display40 columns of text in 24 rows or 80 columns of text in 24 rows

Expansion

Slots7 – 50-pin Apple II peripheral
1 – 60-pin Auxiliary
MediaOptical Cassette Interface, Disk II or DuoDisk floppy drive

Accessories

KeyboardBuilt-in 63-key uppercase and lowercase keyboard

Software

SoftwareApple ProDOS 8
FirmwareApplesoft BASIC

Power

Maximum Continuous Power80 W
Line Voltage95 or 127V AC

Further Reading and References

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Last updated: March 13, 2023