Macintosh Centris 650

The Apple Macintosh Centris 650 later named Macintosh Quadra 650 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 $2700.

The new Centris 650 features a 25 MHz Motorola 68040 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 650 is 29 years old!

Macintosh Centris 650
Source: flickr.com – Macintosh Centris 650

Macintosh Centris 650 Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedFebruary 10, 1993
DiscontinuedOctober 21, 1993
Model Identifier30
Model NumberM1250
Order NumberM1207LL/A (80 MB hard drive)
M1337LL/A (230 MB hard drive)
M1279LL/A (230 MB hard drive and CD-ROM)
Original Price$2,700
ColorsPlatinum
Weight25 Ibs.
11.339 KG
Dimensions6” H x 13” W x 16.5” D
15.24 cm H x 33 cm W x 41.91 cm D

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorMotorola 68040
Processor Speed25 MHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores1
System Bus25 MHz
Cache8 KB L1
CoprocessorIntegrated FPU

Storage & Media

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

Memory

Built-in Memory4 MB
8 MB
Maximum Memory132 MB
136 MB
Memory Slots4 – 72 pin SIMM
Minimum Speed80 ns
ROMUnknown
Interleaving SupportYes

Display

Built-in DisplayNone

Graphics

Graphics CardNone
Graphics Memory1 MB
Display Connection1 – DB-15

Expansion

Expansion Slots3 – NuBus
1 – PDS (Cache Bus)
Hard Drive InterfaceSCSI

Software

Original OSSystem Software 7.1
Maximum OSMac OS 8.1
FirmwareMacintosh ROM

Connections

EthernetAAUI-15
ModemNone
ADB1
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 Power230 W
Line VoltageUnknown

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References:
Apple Support – Macintosh Centris 650: Technical Specifications