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Macintosh 512K
Gestalt ID: 2
Macintosh512K
Code Name Fat Mac
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Date released September 10, 1984
Date discontinued April 14, 1986
Processor Motorola 68000
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.

Basic Introduction

Equipment

Memory and Hard Drive

Special Notes

Reaction

Viewpoints

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.

Other Information

Sources and References

External Links


Early Compact Macs MacintoshPlus

Macintosh 128K | Macintosh 512K | Macintosh 512KE | Macintosh Plus | Macintosh SE | Macintosh SE/30 | Macintosh Classic | Macintosh Classic II | Macintosh Colour Classic | Macintosh Colour Classic II


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