atari 65xe


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Introduced  January 5, 1985 
Discontinued  Late in 1987
Release Price  



   System Architecture     Memory 
Microprocessor WDC 6502C   Standard on system board 64k
Clock speed 1.79 MHz   Maximum on system board 64k
Bus type Atari proprietary   Maximum total memory 64k
Data bus width 8 - bits   Memory speed and type  
Address bus width 16 - bits   System board memory socket type  
Interrupt levels N/A   Number of memory module sockets  
DMA channels N/A   Memory used on system board  
Standard Features   Disk Storage  
ROM size 24k   Internal disk and tape drive bays none
Optional math coprocessor no   Standard floppy drives Optional
Parallel port type no   Optional floppy drives: up to 4
RS232C serial ports yes   * 5 1/4 inch 160k yes
Mouse ports yes / shared joystick   * 5 1/4 inch 1.2MB no
UART chip used N/A   * 3 1/2 inch 720k no
Maximum speed N/A   * 3 1/2 inch 1.44MB no
CMOS real time clock no   * 3 1/2 inch 2.88MB no
CMOS RAM no Hard disk controller included no
Video & Graphics Sound
Graphics Processor Antic / GTIA   Sound Interface device Pokey
Screen size - Col x Rows 40 x 24   Sound generation 4 voices
Resolution - Colors/High 16 / 320 x 192   ADSR capable no
Resolution - Colors/Low 128 / 40 x 24      
Max colors 256 Programming Language
Sprites or Missiles 4   Built in language Atari BASIC
      Built in M L monitor no
Expansion Slots Keyboard Specs.
Total adapter slots 1 external bus slot   Number of keys 62 / full stroke
Number of 8/16/32 bit slots 0 / 0 / 0   Upper/lower case yes / yes
I/O 2-joystick ports   Keyboard cable length N/A
I/O 1-RF output to TV      
I/O 1-13 pin serial port      
I/O 1-cartridge slot      
Physical Specs. Environmental Specs.
* Height     Operating voltage @ 60 Hz 120 VAC
* Width     Maximum power supplied  
* Depth     Power supply output - volts  
* Weight     Power supply output - amps