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Apple Lisa 2

Lisa 2, was released in January 1984 and was priced between $3,495 and $5,495 US. It was much less expensive than the original model and dropped the Twiggy floppy drives in favor of a single 400k Sony microfloppy. It was possible to purchase the Lisa 2 with as little as 512k RAM. The Lisa 2/5 consisted of a Lisa 2 bundled with an external 5MB or 10MB hard drive.  The Lisa 2/10 featured a 10MB internal hard drive (but no external parallel port) and a standard configuration of 1MB of RAM.

ManufacturerApple Computer CompanyCPUMotorola 68000 @ 5 MHz
Year Introduced1984RAM512k
Introductory Price$3,495-$5,495Storage400k Sony microfloppy

In 1984, at the same time the Macintosh was officially announced, Apple offered free upgrades to the Lisa 2/5 to all Lisa 1 owners, by swapping the pair of Twiggy drives for a single 3.5-inch drive, and updating the boot ROM and I/O ROM. In addition, the Lisa 2’s new front faceplate was included to accommodate the reconfigured floppy disk drive.

  1984  /  Apple  /  Last Updated May 27, 2017 by Curator  /