Power Macintosh 7500

The Apple Power Macintosh 7500 is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 1995 to 1996 as part of the Power Macintosh series of Macintosh computers. The computer has been introduced on August 7, 1995, and its price started at $2700.

The new Power Macintosh features a 100 MHz PowerPC 601 processor, 8 MB or 16 MB of RAM, 500 MB or 1 GB hard drive, 4x CD-ROM drive, and 1.44 MB floppy drive.

This Macintosh has been discontinued on April 1, 1996.

Today Power Macintosh 7500 is 27 years old!

Power Macintosh 7500
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Power Macintosh 7500 Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedAugust 7, 1995
DiscontinuedApril 1, 1996
Model Identifier68
Model NumberM3979
Order NumberM3100LL/A
M3102LL/A
Original Price$2,700
$3,000
ColorsPlatinum
Weight22 Ibs.
9.979 KG
Dimensions6.15” H x 14.37” W x 16.93” D
15.6 cm H x 36.5 cm W x 43 cm D

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorPowerPC 601
Processor Speed100 MHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores1
System Bus50 MHz
Cache32 KB L1
256 KB – 4 MB L2 (Optional)
CoprocessorBuilt-in FPU

Storage & Media

Storage500 MB
1 GB
Media1 – 1.44 MB Floppy
1 – 4x CD-ROM (Optional)

Memory

Built-in Memory8 MB
16 MB
Maximum Memory1 GB
Memory Slots2 – 72 pin SIMM
Minimum Speed70 ns
ROMUnknown
Interleaving SupportYes

Display

Built-in DisplayNone

Graphics

Graphics CardNone
Graphics Memory2 MB
4 MB
Display Connection1 – DB-15

Expansion

Expansion Slots3 – PCI
1 – DAV
Hard Drive InterfaceSCSI

Connections

EthernetAAUI-15
10BASE-T
ModemNone
Wi-FiNone
BluetoothNone
InfraredNone
ADB1
Serial2
SCSI1 – DB-25
Floppy PortNone
Audio In1 – 3.5-mm analog input jack
2 – RCA input
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm analog output jack
1 – Built-in speaker
2 – RCA output
Display1 – DB-15

Software

Original OSSystem Software 7.5.2
Maximum OSMac OS 9.1
FirmwareMacintosh ROM

Power

Backup Battery4.5 V Alkaline
Maximum Continuous Power150 W
Line Voltage100-125 V
200-240 V

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References:
Apple Support – Power Macintosh 7500/100: Technical Specifications