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'Byte Shop 49' Apple-1 - number 82 in the Registry

9 pictures published.

Version

1st batch

Handwritten number, stamp, label

01-0049
List of all numbers.

Location

USA, California

Verification

Existence verified. Known to registry caretaker or expert. According to pictures.

Condition

working

Description

Existence is known to the Apple-1 Registry curator. Achim Baqué visited the owner in 2019. Computer was working.


History

Second owner is the same, who once owned the Apple-1 listed as #80 in the Apple-1 Registry. He wants to by anonymous.

The second ownerr contacted Steve in late 1977 and asked if he might send an Apple-1 to play around with. Steve was kind enough to send 2 non-working motherboards along with 2 cassette interface cards and a lot of documentation. One of the cassette interface cards was tagged with a label saying that it did not work (later to be proven incorrect). One of the motherboards was complete with a white ceramic CPU and 4k white ceramic memory chips (Apple-1 #80). The other board was missing the -5V regulator chip as well as the CPU and memory and had a tag dated August 1977 with the former owner's name (Bob Reinemer) stating: "Doesn't load Basic", no -5V regulator. The boards were numbered on the back side in felt pen, 01-0044 (tagged unit) and 01-0049. Somewhere between that time and about 1980 the second owner obtained a keyboard and an RF converter and installed them into a home made wooden box (again, Apple-1 #80). He tried several times over the years without success to make the one board work by swapping chips. Finally both worked in the 2000's.

The second owner was a close friend of Steve Jobs. He drove Steve Jobs around with his VW bus when both were young. They were high school buddies and best friends.


Auctioned

no auction


Components

Plastic Synertek 6502 (7720) CPU. Purple ceramic MC6820L (7635) PIA. Some chips including the voltage regulators have been replaced. All capacitors blue.Mostek MK4027P-3 DRAM from 76 (not original).


Equipment

Original Apple Cassette Interface Adapter. Original Preliminary Operator and Basic Manual. Original ACI Manual.


State

Working. Not wired for Basic.


Last update

Aug 10, 2019


Change log (since March 20, 2018)

Dec 08, 2018: Newly added to the Apple-1 Registry
May 27, 2019: Verification info added
Aug 09, 2019: 8 picture(s) added
Aug 09, 2019: Location. Verification status. State (shortlist) added. Description. History added
Aug 09, 2019: Last verification added. Components (shortlist) added. Components added. Equipment added
Aug 10, 2019: 1 picture(s) added
Aug 10, 2019: History
Aug 10, 2019: Description of picture(s)/video(s)


Change log for all Apple-1.


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