The Apple Macintosh IIvi is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 1992 to 1993 as part of the Macintosh II series of Macintosh computers. The computer has been introduced on October 19, 1992, and its price started at $3000.
The new Macintosh IIvi features a 16 MHz Motorola 68030 processor, Motorola 68882 FPU coprocessor, 4 MB of RAM, 40 MB / 80 MB / 160 MB or 400 MB hard drive, CD-ROM drive, and 1.44 MB Floppy drive.
This model was sold only in Europe, South America, and Japan and was called an underpowered version of Macintosh Performa 600.
The product has been discontinued on February 10, 1993.
Today Macintosh IIvi is 30 years old!
Macintosh IIvi Release Date and Original Price
|Introduced||October 19, 1992|
|Discontinued||February 10, 1993|
|Dimensions||6” H x 13” W x 16.5” D|
15.24 cm H x 33 cm W x 41.91 cm D
|Processor Speed||16 MHz|
|Number of Cores||1|
|System Bus||16 MHz|
|Cache||0.5 KB L1|
|Coprocessor||Motorola 68882 FPU (Optional)|
Storage & Media
|Media||1 – CD-ROM (Optional)|
1 – 1.44 MB Floppy
|Built-in Memory||4 MB|
|Maximum Memory||68 MB|
|Memory Slots||4 – 30 pin SIMMs|
|Minimum Speed||80 ns|
|Expansion Slots||3 – NuBus|
1 – Cache Bus (PDS)
|Hard Drive Interface||SCSI|
|SCSI||1 – DB-25|
|Audio In||1 – 3.5-mm mono input jack|
|Audio Out||1 – 3.5-mm stereo output jack|
|Backup Battery||3.6 V lithium|
|Maximum Continuous Power||230 W|
Apple Support – Macintosh IIvi: Technical Specifications