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This is the recovered Machine Room from 2005. Please don't expect wonders. The look and feel of this site is nine years old, and so is its code. Some of the functionality has been recovered while the rest of the site is modernised and restructured. Watch this space!
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AppleApple IIgs

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No known owners (I still own one | I used to own one). I have seen one.
Search Google or Ebay United States for Apple Apple IIgs (more links, auctions & searches)
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Apple II, Apple II Plus, Apple IIe, Apple IIc, Apple IIe Extended, Apple IIc Plus, Apple IIgs.
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Emphasis Education, Gaming, Programming, Small business
Hardware compatibility Apple II
Operating System Apple DOS, P-System, ProDOS
Timeline Released: September 1986, Released: December 1992
CPU type 65C816
CPU word length 16 bits
CPU clock rate 1 MHz, 2.8 MHz
ROM Size 128 KiB, 256 KiB, 1 MiB
RAM Size 256 KiB, 1 MiB
Maximum RAM Size 8 MiB
Keyboard Detachable typewriter keyboard
Number of keys 81
Graphics modes 280x160x6, 280x192x6, 320x200x16, 40x40x16, 40x48x16, 560x160x16, 560x192x16, 640x200x4
Text modes 40x24x2, 40x25x16, 80x24x2, 80x25x4
Total number of colours 16, 4,096
Sound chip Ensoniq 5503
Total peripheral memory 800 KiB, 1.84 MiB
Sound channels 16
Volume/DAC resolution 256
Sound output Mono
I/O Ports 2x RS-422, 7x Apple II Expansion, Analogue joystick, Apple Desktop Bus, Audio output, Composite video, Floppy, Memory expansion, RGB

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