Hardware

Cracking Open the Apple IIc

Copyright 1986

This board is silkscreened as 1986. It's not an original Apple IIc. The first Apple IIc came out in 1984 and has a 1983 copyright.

You can see a connector in the upper right. This is for a memory expansion card. Older Apple II motherboard have socketed memory chips that all need to be replaced for upgrades.

Above the copyright, you can see the 65c02 CPU.