Image Credit:  Apple Inc.

Lisa 2

Lisa 2/5

Lisa 2/10
(Click) Lisa 2 Configurations (Apple Inc.)

Introduced: January 1984 (Lisa 2), January 1985 (Mac XL)
Terminated: August 8, 1986

Logic Board
Processor:   68000
Processor Speed:   5 MHz
PMMU:   none
FPU:   none
Bus Speed:   5 MHz
Data Path:   16-bit
ROM Size:   16K
Level 1 Cache:   none
Level 2 Cache:   none
Expansion Slots:   3 Proprietary Lisa Slots
Battery:   Onboard

RAM Type:   Lisa Cards
RAM Slots:   2
Min - Max RAM:   0.5 MB - 2 MB
Install in groups of:   1
RAM Sizes:   512K
Onboard RAM:   none

ADB:   none
USB:   none
FireWire:   none
Video:   RCA
Floppy:   none
SCSI:   none
Geoports:   none
Ethernet:   none
Mic Type:   none
Other ports:   Parallel printer port, 2 x DB-9 serial ports, audio out (CVSD), DB-9 mouse port

Standard VRAM:   none
Maximum VRAM:   none

Display Resolution:
  • 640 x 480, 1-bit
  • Screen size is 12-inch, 720 x 364, 608 x 431 with Screen Kit. The built-in monitor is black and white.

Standard CD-ROM:   none
Internal Hard Drive:   0 - 10 MB
Note:   Lisa 2/10 internal hard drive uses the parallel printer port
External Hard Drive:   Apple ProFile Drive (5 MB - 10 MB)
Floppy Disk Drive:   400K manual

Operating System
Addressing Modes:   24-bit
Original OS:   Lisa OS or MacWorks Mac Emulator
Original Enabler:   none
AppleTalk Version:   Not Applicable

Codename:   Lisa
Form Factor:   Lisa
Dimensions (Inches):   15.2 H x 18.7 W x 13.8 D
Average Weight (lbs):   48
Gestalt ID:   2
Original Price:   $3,500 - $5,500 US

Image Credit:   Personal Computing, February 1984

(Click) Apple Dealer Spec Sheets

The Macintosh XL (originally labeled Lisa 2) was Apple's attempt to repackage the Lisa brand. It was made more compatible with the Macintosh platform and the price was drastically reduced to around $5,000.

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Lisa Print Ads

The Lisa, Apple's First GUI-Based Computer System

The Apple Lisa 2

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