Apple IIGS (ROM 03)

Apple IIgs Badge
Apple IIgs Badge

The most powerful Apple II ever created.

Narrative »

  • Simple eBay find, picked up one Sunday afternoon when I was bored. Had been keeping an eye out for a ROM 03 model for a while, found this and snagged it up.

Vital Stats »

  • Model Number: A2S6000
  • Serial Number: A2S2-E942YRXA0012LL/A – Manufactured during the 42nd week of 1989 in Singapore.
  • Configuration: 5.125 MB RAM, GS/OS 6.0.1 with GUPP 1.7

Acquisition Data »

  • Acquisition Date: 28 September 2014
  • Acquisition Method: Purchase
  • Acquired From: eBay

Physical Condition »

  • Condition: Good. Minimal yellowing. Floppy drive works perfectly.
    • 30 November 2014: Replaced BRAM Battery
  • Other: Original keyboard, mouse and 800k Floppy included. Original power cord and monitor are not present. None of the associated packaging is present. Manuals are not present.

Associated Accessories »

  • Apple Keyboard II [M0487]
  • Apple Desktop Bus Mouse [A9M0331]
  • Apple 3.5″ Drive [A9M0106]
  • Nishida Radio DVI Adapter
  • In reserve: SainSmart/Gonbes GBS-8220 Converter Board
  • Slot 1: Uthernet II Card
  • Slot 3: UltimateMicro TransWarp GS Clone Prototype
  • Slot 6: Compact Flash for Apple II [CFFA3000 – Run 3] with 8GB CF Card
  • Slot 7: MicroDrive Turbo with 256MB CF Card
  • RAM Slot: GGLabs RAMGS 4MB RAM Card

Photographs »

Complete Apple IIgs System
Complete Apple IIgs System
Apple IIgs on a VGA Monitor

Here’s a cheesy birthday message created using this computer.

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