Apple Macintosh IIx
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Macintosh IIx


The Apple Macintosh IIx is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 1988 to 1990 as part of the Macintosh II series of Macintosh computers. The computer has been introduced on 19 September 1988 and its price started at $7769. The new Macintosh IIx features a 16 MHz Motorola 68030 processor, Motorola 68882 FPU coprocessor, 1 MB or 4 MB of RAM, 40 MB or 80 MB hard drive, one or two 1.44 MB Floppy drives, and as an option Macintosh II video card. The product has been discontinued on 15 October 1990.

Today Macintosh IIx is 32 years old!

Macintosh IIx – General information

Overview

Introduced19 September 1988
Discontinued15 October 1990
Model Identifier7
Model NumberM5840
Order NumberM5820
M5840
M5850
Price$7,769
$9,300
ColorsPlatinum
Weight24 Ibs.
10.886 KG
Dimensions5.5” H x 18.7” W x 14.4” D
13.97 cm H x 47.49 cm W x 36.57 cm D

Hardware

Processor

ProcessorMotorola 68030
Processor Speed16 MHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores1
System Bus16 MHz
Cache0.25 KB L1
CoprocessorMotorola 68882 FPU

Storage & Media

Storage40 MB
80 MB
Media1 or 2 – 1.44 MB Floppy

Memory

Built-in Memory1 MB
4 MB
Maximum Memory128 MB
Memory Slots8 – 30 pin SIMMs (Groups of 4)
(4 MB or larger modules must be PAL SIMMs)
Minimum Speed120 ns
ROMUnknown
Interleaving SupportNo

Display

Built-in DisplayNone

Graphics

Graphics CardNone
Graphics MemoryNone
Display ConnectionUnknown

Expansion

Expansion Slots6 – NuBus
Hard Drive InterfaceSCSI

Software

Original OSSystem Software 6.0.1
Maximum OSSystem 7.5.5
FirmwareMacintosh ROM

Connections

EthernetNone
ModemNone
ADB2
Serial2
SCSI1 – DB-25
Floppy PortNone
Audio InNone
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm stereo output jack
DisplayUnknown

Accessories

Power

Backup Battery3.6 V lithium
Maximum Continuous Power230 W
Line VoltageUnknown

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