Macintosh Quadra 700

The Apple Macintosh Quadra 700 is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 1991 to 1993 as part of the Macintosh Quadra series. The computer has been introduced on October 21, 1991, and its price started at $5700.

The new Quadra 700 features a 25 MHz Motorola 68040 processor, 4 MB of RAM, 80 MB / 160 MB or 400 MB hard drive, and 1.44 MB Floppy drive.

This Macintosh has been discontinued on March 15, 1993.

Today Macintosh Quadra 700 is 31 years old!

Macintosh Quadra 700
Source: vectronicscollections.org – Macintosh Quadra 700

Macintosh Quadra 700 Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedOctober 21, 1991
DiscontinuedMarch 15, 1993
Model Identifier22
Model NumberM5920
Order NumberM5921LL/A (no hard drive)
M5922LL/A (80 MB hard drive)
M1201LL/A (160 MB hard drive)
Original Price$5,700
ColorsPlatinum
Weight13.6 Ibs.
6.168 KG
Dimensions5.5” H x 11.9” W x 14.4” D
13.97 cm H x 30.22 cm W x 36.57 cm D

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorMotorola 68040
Processor Speed25 MHz
ArchitectureUnknown
Number of Cores1
System Bus25 MHz
Cache8 KB L1
CoprocessorIntegrated FPU

Storage & Media

Storage80 MB
160 MB
400 MB
Media1 – 1.44 MB Floppy

Memory

Built-in Memory4 MB
Maximum Memory68 MB
Memory Slots4 – 30 pin SIMMs
Minimum Speed80 ns
ROMUnknown
Interleaving SupportNo

Display

Built-in DisplayNone

Graphics

Graphics CardNone
Graphics Memory512 KB (Upgradeable to 2 MB via six sockets)
Display Connection1 – DB-15

Expansion

Expansion Slots2 – NuBus
1 – PDS (Cache Bus)
Hard Drive InterfaceSCSI

Software

Original OSSystem Software 7.0.1
Maximum OSMac OS 8.1
FirmwareMacintosh ROM

Connections

EthernetAAUI-15
ModemNone
ADB2
Serial2
SCSI1 – DB-25
Floppy PortNone
Audio InNone
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm stereo output jack
Display1 – DB-15

Power

Backup Battery3.6 V lithium
Maximum Continuous Power50 W
Line VoltageUnknown

References:
Apple Support – Macintosh Quadra 700: Technical Specifications

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