Macintosh Classic II

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
Source: wikimedia.org – Macintosh Classic II

Macintosh Classic II Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedOctober 21, 1991
DiscontinuedSeptember 13, 1993
Model Identifier23
Model NumberM4150
Order NumberM1540LL/A
M1543LL/A
M1542LL/A
Original Price$1,900
ColorsPlatinum
Weight16 Ibs.
7.257 KG
Dimensions13.2” H x 9.7” W x 11.2” D
33.52 cm H x 24.63 cm W x 28.44 cm D

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorMotorola 68030
Processor Speed16 MHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores1
System Bus16 MHz
Cache0.5 KB L1
CoprocessorNone

Storage & Media

Storage40 MB
80 MB
Media1.44 MB floppy

Memory

Built-in Memory2 MB
Maximum Memory10 MB
Memory Slots2 – 30 pin SIMM (Groups of 2)
Minimum Speed100 ns
ROMUnknown
Interleaving SupportNo

Display

Built-in Display9” monochrome display
Resolution512 x 342
Pixel Density72 ppi

Graphics

Graphics CardNone
Graphics MemoryNone
Display ConnectionUnknown

Expansion

Expansion SlotsNone
Hard Drive InterfaceSCSI

Software

Original OSSystem Software 7.0.1
Maximum OSMac OS 7.6.1
FirmwareMacintosh ROM

Connections

EthernetNone
ModemNone
ADB1
Serial2
SCSI1 – DB-25
Floppy Port1 – DB-19
Audio In1 – 3.5-mm mono input jack
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm mono output jack
1 – Built-in speaker
DisplayUnknown

Power

Backup Battery3.6 V lithium
Maximum Continuous Power76 W
Line VoltageUnknown

References:
Apple Support – Macintosh Classic II: Technical Specifications

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