The Apple Macintosh Centris 650 later named Macintosh Quadra 660AV 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 July 29, 1993, and its price started at $2300.
The new Centris 660AV 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, 1.44 MB Floppy drive, and an Audio-Visual card with RCA video and S-video I/O.
The 660AV version was replaced after a few months with a Power Macintosh 6100 computer. The company also sold a Power Macintosh upgrade card that upgraded the 660AV to the 6100 specifications for $1,399.
This Macintosh has been discontinued on October 21, 1993.
Today Macintosh Centris 660AV is 29 years old!
Macintosh Centris 660AV Release Date and Original Price
|Introduced||July 29, 1993|
|Discontinued||October 21, 1993|
|Order Number||M1839LL/A (230 MB hard drive)|
M9043LL/A (230 MB hard drive and CD-ROM)
M9044LL/A (500 MB hard drive)
M1840LL/A (500 MB hard drive and CD-ROM)
|Dimensions||3.4” H x 16.3” W x 15.6” D|
8.63 cm H x 41.4 cm W x 39.62 cm D
|Processor Speed||25 MHz|
|Number of Cores||1|
|System Bus||25 MHz|
|Cache||8 KB L1|
|Coprocessor||AT&T 3210 digital signal processor|
Storage & Media
|Media||1 – 1.44 MB Floppy|
2 – CD-ROM
|Built-in Memory||4 MB|
|Maximum Memory||68 MB|
|Memory Slots||2 – 72 pin SIMMs|
|Minimum Speed||80 ns|
|Graphics Memory||1 MB|
|Display Connection||1 – DB-15|
|Expansion Slots||1 – 7″ NuBus|
|Hard Drive Interface||SCSI|
|SCSI||1 – DB-25|
|Audio In||1 – 3.5-mm stereo input jack|
|Audio Out||1 – 3.5-mm stereo output jack|
|Display||1 – DB-15|
|Backup Battery||3.6 V lithium|
|Maximum Continuous Power||86 W|
Apple Support – Macintosh Centris 660AV: Technical Specifications