Macintosh Quadra 650

The Apple Macintosh Quadra 650 is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 1993 to 1994 as part of the Macintosh Quadra series. The computer has been introduced on October 21, 1993, and its price started at $2780.

The new Quadra 650 features a 33 MHz Motorola 68040 processor, 4 MB or 8 MB of RAM, 230 MB or 500 MB hard drive, CD-ROM drive, and 1.44 MB Floppy drive.

This Macintosh has been discontinued on September 12, 1994.

Today Macintosh Quadra 650 is 29 years old!

Macintosh Quadra 650
Source: mac-paradise.com – Macintosh Quadra 650

Macintosh Quadra 650 Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedOctober 21, 1993
DiscontinuedSeptember 12, 1994
Model Identifier36
Model NumberM2118
Order NumberM2107LL/A (230 MB hard drive)
M2016LL/A (230 MB hard drive and CD-ROM)
M2104LL/A (500 MB hard drive and CD-ROM)
Original Price$2,780
$3,250
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 Speed33 MHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores1
System Bus33 MHz
Cache8 KB L1
CoprocessorIntegrated FPU

Storage & Media

Storage230 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 SIMMs
Minimum Speed80 ns
ROMUnknown
Interleaving SupportYes

Display

Built-in DisplayNone

Graphics

Graphics CardNone
Graphics Memory512 KB
1 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 Quadra 650: Technical Specifications