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Personal Computer - Apple Macintosh SE30, 1989 Object Reg. No: HT 13359

Macintosh SE30 computer system with a built-in black and white monitor. It was introduced in January 1989 and discontinued in October 1990.

It was described as a 'pocket rocket with grunt'.

With its maths co-processor, built in hard drive and plenty of RAM, the SE30 had enough power and capacity for complex imaging work. It was also very popular as a server. Its RAM capacity was very much greater than in contemporary machines.

The Mac SE30 computer used a 30 MHz 32 bit 68030 CPU, and had 8 slots which accepted up to 128 MB of RAM. The built-in screen had a resolution of 512 x 342 with an internal Processor Direct Slot (PDS) slot which enabled an external colour monitor to be connected.

This item is part of a representative collection of hardware, software, trade literature and promotional material that documents the history of the Apple company, and its contribution to, and impact on the computer industry and society.
Computer console with inbuilt monitor
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Chee-Yan Hiew, 2006
Discipline: Technology
Dimension Comment: see parts records for dimensions

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Tagged with: computers, computing
Themes this item is part of: Internet Macintosh User Group (iMug) Collection, The Apple Computer Story - The Graphic User Interface 1983-1984, Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: COMPUTING & CALCULATING
Secondary Classification: Digital Computing
Tertiary Classification: microcomputers
Manufacturer: Apple Computer Inc, Cupertino, California, United States of America, 1989

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