Apple II

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Date Introduced
1977
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
4 1/2 x 15 1/2 x 18 in.
Manufacturer
Apple Computer, Inc.
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
United States
Keywords
Education; Wozniak, Steve
Object ID
102626726
Speed
1MHz
Memory Type
Semiconductor
Memory Size
4K
Memory Width
8-bit
Cost
$1,298

Steve Wozniak designed the Apple II in 1977. The self-contained unit housed electronics, keyboard and power supply, with the BASIC language in permanent memory. A TV served as the display. The floppy disk drive (1978) and spreadsheet program VisiCalc (1979) made it a blockbuster.