Gestalt ID: 2
|Code Name||Fat Mac|
|Date released||September 10, 1984|
|Date discontinued||April 14, 1986|
|Operating System||System 1.1 - System 4.1|
|Price at release||USD 2,795|
The Macintosh 512K was the first update to the original Macintosh 128K. It was virtually identical to the previous Mac, differing primarily in the amount of built-in memory, which quadrupled the original's. This large increase earned it the nickname Fat Mac.
Memory and Hard Drive
Although the "Fat Mac" packed twice as much memory as the 128K, it was not veiwed as a real upgrade, until the Macintosh Plus came along.
Sources and References
|Early Compact Macs|