Apple Service Level I Technical Procedures, Volume I (072-0062)

Scanned and posted the Volume I binder of the Apple Service Level I Technical Procedures manual set (I believe there are four in total). These are Apple part number 072-0062, and this copy of Volume I is dated July 1, 1983.


Apple Service Level I Technical Procedures, Volume I (#072-0062)


Volume I contains take-apart and basic troubleshooting and repair procedures for the Apple II, /// and IIe; the Disk II and Disk /// floppy drives; the ProFile hard disk system; the Silentype, Dot Matrix (DMP), and Daisywheel (DWP) printers; the Apple II keyboard; and the Apple Numeric Keypad.

Remember that these are Level I documents – you’re not going to get schematics or theory of operation papers, but the information here is great for what most hobbyists need on a regular basis: day-to-day preventive maintenance and simple, quick repairs.

Sharp-eyed readers will note there are some pages missing (jumping from 4.7 to 4.9 for example). This is because I left out a handful of completely blank sheets that still were part of the page numbering scheme, for some reason.  Note that the ones I excluded have nothing at all on them, as opposed to several sheets that include no useful information, but are still printed with the template and page number.

Download Volume I binder here (PDF (227 MB), or visit the Apple Service Technical Procedures Manuals page.

Front page cleanup

The front page of this site was becoming excessively cluttered. With links and menus everywhere, it was becoming difficult to navigate, so I tried to clean it up a little.  Let me know if you have trouble finding anything now.

Apple III: Catch the IIIrd Wave

Scanned and posted a binder of Apple /// guides and articles.

I called this “Catch the ///rd Wave” because each binder section has the iconic graphic below the title:

Catch the ///rd Wave

This was one of the slogans used during Apple’s “Let Me Reintroduce Myself” PR push during the rollout of the revised /// in late ’81 and ’82, which leads me to believe the binder might have been put out by Cupertino rather than something compiled by a Users Group or training program, as I initially believed.

The binder has tabbed sections containing the Apple /// Software Resource Guide and the Apple /// Peripherals/Accessories Guide dated December 1982, which seem to be a precursor to the “Will Someone Please Tell Me What an Apple /// Can Do?” and “Resource Guide for Apple /// and Apple /// Plus Hardware and Software” pamphlets that were produced later on.

The final section is a selection of reprinted reviews from the popular magazines of the day that focused on the new ///.  The articles are from late 1981 and 1982 and tend to be at least lukewarm to mildly positive in tone.

Apple ///: Catch the ///rd Wave

Apple ///: Catch the ///rd Wave