Macintosh 512k

IMG_0228512kb version of the original Mac – with upgrades!

Narrative »

  • Just a client donation. Probably the closest I’m going to get to a true 1984 Mac.

Vital Stats »

  • Model Number: M0001W
  • Serial Number: F53827BM0001W – The 2561st manufactured during the 38th week of 1985 in Fremont, CA

Acquisition Data »

  • Acquisition Date: 2004-ish
  • Acquisition Method: Donation
  • Acquired From: Client Dropoff

Physical Condition »

  • Condition: Good. Fair yellowing. Analog board in fair condition. Both floppy drives work perfectly. Bad PRAM battery.
    • 23 October 2015: Boots okay. Analog board issues seem to be causing random instability.
    • 23 April 2015: Boots fine. Slight distortion along top edge of display, and periodic ripple horizontally.
    • 2 December 2014: Machine boots just fine.
  • Other: Original keyboard, numeric keypad, mouse and power cord are with machine. None of the associated packaging or manuals are present.

Associated Accessories »

  • Original Keyboard [M: M0110 | S: G403M011020573]
  • Original Numeric Keypad [M: M0120 | S: 005046]
  • Original Mouse [M: M0100 | S: G406M010030408]
  • Apple Macintosh Carry Case, Beige
  • Apple Macintosh 400K Floppy [M: M0130 | S: D41428QM0130]
  • Computer Care Mac Rescue Add-On Board
    • 4MB Ram Installed
  • MacBottom 20MB Hard Drive
    • Serial Number: 0702096
    • Contains Rodime 20MB 3.5″ 50 pin SCSI drive. Original power cable present.
  • Apple ImageWriter [M: A9M0303 | S: 681849]
    • Failed. Printing from this Mac: hangs the Mac. Printing from an Apple II: a bunch of Ä across the page, no carriage return.

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