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Apple II

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.Apple IIgs
The personal computer family from Apple that pioneered the microcomputer revolution and has been widely used in schools and home. It uses the 8-bit 6502 microprocessor running at 1MHz, an 8-bit bus and runs under Apple's DOS or ProDOS operating system. AppleSoft BASIC is built into ROM and always available. With a Z80 microprocessor board plugged in, Apple IIs can run CP/M programs, such as dBASE II.
June 1985 - Apple Computer introduces the UniDisk 5.25 (seen on the left of the IIgs), the single 5.25-inch floppy disk drive, with the ability to daisy-chain additional drives through it. 
In Sep. 1986 Apple Computer introduces the Apple IIgs, with the Apple 3.5 drive, for $1000 US. The last member of the Apple II line, The Apple IIgs was also the most powerful. It included expanded graphics and sound functions, and was initially offered with 256k of RAM, expandable to 8 MB. The IIgs also offered 128k of ROM, expandable to 1 MB. The IIgs shipped with a Mac-like interface and introduced the Apple Desktop Bus (ADB) port. (It also ran most other Apple II software.). In Sep. 1988 Apple Computer releases GS/OS, a 16-bit operating system for the Apple IIgs. The IIgs was later offered with 1 MB of RAM, and 256k of ROM. It could also hold a SCSI adapter card. In Dec. 1992 Apple Computer discontinues the Apple IIgs. 
  • Codename: Gumby 
  • CPU: Western Digital 65C816, 2.8Mhz or 1Mhz
  • Motherboard RAM: 256 k
  • Maximum RAM: 8 MB
  • ROM: 128 k - 1 MB
  • Data path: 16 bit
  • Slots: 7 proprietary (compatible w/Apple II)
  • SCSI: available via expansion card
  • Serial Ports: 2
  • ADB: 1
  • Floppy: 5.25" Disk ][ or 3.5" Sony 800k, via floppy port
  • HD: supported
  • Display: 2 bit color at 640x200, 8 bit color at 320x200 IIe enhanced: 80 column
  • Sound Output: built in speaker
  • 6 Megs of RAM (on expansion card)
  • Model; A2S6000 (ROM version 01)
I have 2 Apple IIgs
  • Apple IIgs
    • SN; A2S2-E911HRJA2S6000C
  • Apple IIgs Limited Edition sign by Steve Wozniak
    • SN; A2S2-E70905NA2S6000
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I'M GUMBY!
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The Keyboard and mouse of the Apple IIgs Woz
Keyboard 
Part #; 658-4081
SN; 085093
Mouse
Model #; A9M0331
SN; 117737

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