Macintosh Centris 610

The Apple Macintosh Centris 610 later named Macintosh Quadra 610 is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple in 1993 as part of the Macintosh Centris series. The computer has been introduced on February 10, 1993, and its price started at $2520.

The new Centris 610 features a 20 MHz Motorola 68LC040 processor, 4 MB or 8 MB of RAM, 80 MB / 230 MB or 500 MB hard drive, CD-ROM drive, and 1.44 MB Floppy drive.

This Macintosh has been discontinued on October 21, 1993.

Today Macintosh Centris 610 is 29 years old!

Macintosh Centris 610
Source: obsoletepc.com – Macintosh Centris 610

Macintosh Centris 610 Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedFebruary 10, 1993
DiscontinuedOctober 21, 1993
Model Identifier52
Model NumberM1444
Order NumberM1245LL/A (80 MB hard drive)
M1397LL/A (230 MB hard drive)
M1398LL/A (230 MB hard drive and CD-ROM)
Original Price$2,520
ColorsPlatinum
Weight14 Ibs.
6.350 KG
Dimensions3.4” H x 16.3” W x 15.6” D
8.63 cm H x 41.4 cm W x 39.62 cm D

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorMotorola 68LC040
Processor Speed20 MHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores1
System Bus20 MHz
Cache8 KB L1
CoprocessorNone

Storage & Media

Storage80 MB
230 MB
500 MB
Media1 – CD-ROM
1 – 1.44 MB Floppy

Memory

Built-in Memory4 MB
Maximum Memory68 MB
Memory Slots2 – 72 pin SIMM
Minimum Speed80 ns
ROMUnknown
Interleaving SupportNo

Display

Built-in DisplayNone

Graphics

Graphics CardNone
Graphics Memory512 KB
1 MB
Display Connection1 – DB-15

Expansion

Expansion Slots1 – 7″ NuBus or PDS (Cache Bus)
Hard Drive InterfaceSCSI

Software

Original OSSystem Software 7.1
Maximum OSMac OS 8.1
FirmwareMacintosh ROM

Connections

EthernetAAUI-15
ModemNone
ADB2
Serial2
SCSI1 – DB-25
Floppy PortNone
Audio In1 – 3.5-mm mono input jack
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm stereo output jack
Display1 – DB-15

Power

Backup Battery3.6 V lithium
Maximum Continuous Power86 W
Line VoltageUnknown

References:
Apple Support – Macintosh Centris 610: Technical Specifications

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