QuickTake 100

The Apple QuickTake 100 is a digital camera that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 1994 to 1995 as part of the QuickTake series. The new QuickTake camera has been introduced in Tokyo at MacWorld on February 17, 1994, and its price started at $749.

It was one of the first digital cameras sold to consumers, which was also easy to use. The new QuickTake features a 24-bit CCD Image sensor, a Fixed-focus lens with flash, a picture resolution of up to 640 x 480 pixels, an RS-232C connection port, and the possibility to take up to 120 pictures on one set of batteries (Three AA NiCd batteries).

This device received the Product Design Award in 1995, and the first reviews were very positive. The camera appeared under two models, one for Macintosh computers and the other for Windows users. The QuickTake 100 camera for Windows users was released in December 1994.

This camera has been discontinued on May 8, 1995.

Today QuickTake 100 is 28 years old!

QuickTake 100
Source: dpreview.com – QuickTake 100

QuickTake 100 Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedFebruary 17, 1994
ReleasedJune 20, 1994
DiscontinuedMay 8, 1995
Model NumberUnknown
Original Price$749
Weight1.0 Ibs.
1.224 KG
Dimensions2.2″ H x 5.3″ W x 6.1″ D
1.87-4.06 cm H x 47.49 cm W x 19.55 cm D

System Requirements


ResolutionUp to 640 x 480 pixels
OpticsFixed-focus lens with flash
Lens Focal Length8 mm
Range4 feet to infinity
Shutter Speed1/30 to 1/175 of a second


Photo FormatsPICT


Ports1 – RS-232C


Power120 image takes with 3 rechargeable AA NiCd batteries Supports three 1.5 AA,
LR-6 or SUM-3 NiCad or lithium batteries

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