The Mac SE

Codename: Mac ±, PlusPlus, Aladdin, Freeport, Maui, Chablis
CPU: MC68000
CPU speed: 8 Mhz
FPU: none
motherboard RAM: 0 MB
maximum RAM: 4
number of sockets: 4 -- 30 pin SIMM
minimum speed: 150 ns
ROM: 256 k
L1 cache: n/a
L2 cache: n/a
data path: 16 bit
bus speed: 8 Mhz
slots: 1 SE PDS
Serial Ports: 2
ADB: 2
Floppy: 1 or 2 800k 3.25" (1.4 MB SuperDrive after August 1989)
HD: optional 40MB internal (Standard in FDHD)
CD-ROM: none
Monitor: 1 bit (Black & White) 512x384
Sound Output: mono 8 bit
Sound Input: none
Ethernet: none
Gestalt ID: 5
power: 100 Watts
Weight: 17 lbs.
Dimensions: 13.6" H x 9.69" W x 10.9" D
Min System Software: 2.0 (6.0.3 for FDHD)
Max System Software: 7.5.5
introduced: March 1987
terminated: October 1990

Released at the same time as the Mac II, (March, 1987) the Mac SE further addressed the issue of expansion. It came in a new platinum case, had an expansion slot, and included a bay for either a second internal floppy drive, or an internal hard drive. The Mac SE was also one of the first Macs to include an Apple Desktop Bus (ADB), which allowed for up to 16 input devices. It sold for $2,898 for a dual floppy configuration. In August 1989, The SE was replaced by the SE FDHD, which included a 1.4 MB SuperDrive and a 40 MB internal Hard Disk.

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