Macintosh TV

The Macintosh TV is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 1993 to 1995 as part of the Macintosh series. The new Macintosh TV has been introduced on October 25, 1993, and its price started at $2097.

The new Macintosh features a 32 MHz Motorola 68030 processor, 14″ color display, 5 MB of RAM, 160 MB hard drive, CD-ROM drive, 1.44 MB floppy disk drive, and a dedicated operating system: System Software.

The product has been discontinued on February 1, 1995.

Today Macintosh TV is 29 years old!

Macintosh TV
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Macintosh TV Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedOctober 25, 1993
DiscontinuedFebruary 1, 1995
Model Identifier88
Model NumberM1580
Order NumberUnknown
Original Price$2,097
ColorsBlack
Weight40.5 Ibs.
18.370 KG
Dimensions17.9” H x 13.5” W x 16.5” D
45.46 cm H x 34.29 cm W x 41.91 cm D

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorMotorola 68030
Processor Speed32 MHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores1
System Bus16 MHz
Cache0.5 KB L1
CoprocessorNone

Storage & Media

Storage160 MB
Media1 – 1.44 MB floppy
1 – CD-ROM

Memory

Built-in Memory5 MB
Maximum Memory8 MB
Memory Slots1 – 72 pin SIMM
Minimum Speed100 ns
ROMUnknown
Interleaving SupportNo

Display

Built-in Display14” RGB CRT display
Resolution640 x 480
Pixel DensityUnknown

Graphics

Graphics CardNone
Graphics Memory512 KB
Display ConnectionNone

Expansion

Expansion SlotsNone
Hard Drive InterfaceSCSI

Software

Original OSSystem Software 7.1
Maximum OSMac OS 7.6.1
FirmwareMacintosh ROM

Connections

EthernetNone
ModemNone
ADB2
Serial2
SCSI1 – DB-25
Floppy PortNone
Audio In1 – 3.5-mm analog input jack
1 – Built-in microphone
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm analog output jacks
1 – Built-in speaker
DisplayN/A

Power

Backup Battery3.6 V lithium
Maximum Continuous Power60 W
Line VoltageN/A

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References:
Apple Support – Macintosh TV: Technical Specifications