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Apple IIe, Desktops

  • Object
  • Apple Computers; Inc.
  • 1983

The e stands for enhanced, which means, that several more features have built in. Two floppy disk drives: one for the operating system and applications; the other for use’s data, it appears on the screen as the ‘open’ or ‘closed’ button. With this type of devices Apple began the development of computers for the low cost market segment (initial price of this model was ,395). It had already got a German keyboard. Programming language was Apple-Pascal.
The computer was used at Humboldt-Gymnasium, Karlsruhe in mathematics and statistics education and given to the museum by Stefan Heck, a teacher of mathematics at Humboldt-Gymnasium.In 1982 the primary version of XploRe with the graphical user interface was developed by W. Härdle on a computer of the similar type in USCD-Pascal. The program could identify outliers in smooth non-parametric regression models. It played a sound when an outlier was detected.

CPU: 8 bit MOS technology 65C02 @ 1 MHz
Memory: 128KB RAM
Operating system: Apple DOS / Apple ProDOS 8
Display: 560x192 (16 colours)

Detailed information

HU Computer-Museum – Center for Applied Statistics and Economics
Object type
Original title
Apple IIe
Apple Computers; Inc.
Inventory number
Exhibition Format
Rights statement
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Computer-Museum – Center for Applied Statistics and Economics
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Exhibition & Module
HU01 After Nature / HU01 02 Main Hall - Modern Cabinet of Curiosities / HU01 02 03 Research Objects