I was able to obtain this model that i had wanted ever since i became aware of such model had been made, but it was very hard to find. Luckily was able to get one from Sweden where it seem to have been more common than over here in Finland. Not actually even sure if it was sold here at all, most likely not. It came also with SWE/FIN-keyboard that is very nice and proves it was indeed localized as well!
A2S2080 S Platinum:
-A2S2080 S Sverige Platinum
-Board codes: S-607-288-D/820-0188-E 1986/1987
-220-240v Powersupply (699-0161-A) 240v, 50Hz, 0.5A, 70W
-Swedish/Finnish-keyboard layout (& switch).
-Video ROM: 341-0111-A ’85/86
-Keyboard ROM: 341-0110-A ’82,’85/86
-CPU 338-6503 (11453-27) “65C02”
-Board date: 8809
-Serial : 2A2S2-928023 (Ireland)
I have also just the board that i got earlier from Sweden, but it might be broken as well missing the CPU:
-International NTSC-board : B 607-0288-D/840-0188-E 1986/87
-Video ROM: EPROM
-Keyboard ROM: 342-0150-A
-CF ROM : 342-0349-B
-Board date : 8820
And one other Apple //e “65C02” that have “International NTSC”-board inside:
-Board : Apple //e International NTSC 1986(c)
-Board codes : B-607-0288-C / 820-0188-C
-Video ROM : 341-0328 Apple ’85 8502
-Keyboard ROM : 341-0325 Apple ’84 8502
-Board date : 8653
From left: Apple //e 65c02 PAL , Apple //e Platinum “International NTSC” , Apple //e Platinum (USA)
From top: Apple //e platinum (USA) , Apple //e Platinum “international ntsc”, Apple //e 65c02 PAL
INTERNATIONAL NTSC – uses the PAL IOU to get 50Hz, but the video signal is a 50Hz NTSC rather than PAL.
So far i know these were sold in Europe in various countries as well in Australia but very few of them seem to pop out in public or the internet for some reason. It would be interesting to learn the history of these hybrid-machines as well reasoning for the choise of different case and parts and not creating an similar product as in the States.
FinApple 2018 (c)
Apple II Forever.