The Macintosh Classic II is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 1991 to 1993 as part of the Macintosh series. The new Macintosh Classic has been introduced on October 21, 1991, and its price started at $1900.
The new Macintosh features a 16 MHz Motorola 68030 processor, 9″ monochrome display, 2 MB of RAM, 40 MB or 80 MB hard drive, 1.44 MB floppy disk drive, and a dedicated operating system: System Software.
The product has been discontinued on September 13, 1993.
Today Macintosh Classic II is 31 years old!
Macintosh Classic II Release Date and Original Price
|Introduced||October 21, 1991|
|Discontinued||September 13, 1993|
|Dimensions||13.2” H x 9.7” W x 11.2” D|
33.52 cm H x 24.63 cm W x 28.44 cm D
|Processor Speed||16 MHz|
|Number of Cores||1|
|System Bus||16 MHz|
|Cache||0.5 KB L1|
Storage & Media
|Media||1.44 MB floppy|
|Built-in Memory||2 MB|
|Maximum Memory||10 MB|
|Memory Slots||2 – 30 pin SIMM (Groups of 2)|
|Minimum Speed||100 ns|
|Built-in Display||9” monochrome display|
|Resolution||512 x 342|
|Pixel Density||72 ppi|
|Hard Drive Interface||SCSI|
|SCSI||1 – DB-25|
|Floppy Port||1 – DB-19|
|Audio In||1 – 3.5-mm mono input jack|
|Audio Out||1 – 3.5-mm mono output jack|
1 – Built-in speaker
|Backup Battery||3.6 V lithium|
|Maximum Continuous Power||76 W|
Apple Support – Macintosh Classic II: Technical Specifications