QuickTake 150

The Apple QuickTake 150 is a digital camera that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 1995 to 1997 as part of the QuickTake series. The new QuickTake Camera has been introduced on May 8, 1995, and its price started at $700.

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, and an RS-422 connection port, and the possibility to take up to 120 pictures on one set of batteries (Three AA NiCd batteries).

This camera has been discontinued in 1997 when Steve Jobs returned to Apple.

Today QuickTake 150 is 28 years old!

QuickTake 150
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QuickTake 150 Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedMay 8, 1995
Model NumberUnknown
Original Price$700
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

  • Macintosh with Motorola 68020 processor or faster
  • System Software 7.1 or later
  • PC-compatible with 80386 or later
  • Windows 3.1, Windows 3.1.1, Windows NT 3.5, MS-DOS 3.3 or later


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 FormatsTIFF


Ports1 – RS-422 (Mac)
1 – RS-232C (PC)


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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