Franklin ACE 500 (1986)

Pictured here is the Franklin Ace 500. It was released AFTER the Franklin 1200. It is the analog of the Apple IIc. It sported a built in floppy drive, a carrying handle on the back and some keyboard controls similar to the Apple IIc. This model required one of those big "power bricks" just like the IIc.

It came with 128K of RAM and cost about $1000. There were never many of these produced and is quite hard to find.

 

 

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