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PC.GR TECH HISTORY Apple Classic Color II

Apple Classic Color II | TechMuseum 
Year of manufacture: 1993 – 1995

Technical Specifications:

  • Processor: Motorola 68030, 16 or 33 MHz
  • RAM: 4 MB
  • FDD: Floppy disk 1.44 MB
  • HDD: 80 or 160 MB
  • Audio: Speaker
  • Connectors/Ports: Speaker, modem, keyboard, printer, two apple desktop bus
  • Case: Desktop type
  • Monitor: Color
  • OS:  Mac OS 7.6.1.

The Apple Classic Color II features a Motorola 68030 processor at 16 or 33 MHz and memory of 4MB. Equipped with a floppy disk 1.44MB and an HDD of 80 or 160MB, it runs with the operating system of the MacOS 7.6.1 version.

Apple introduced to the world the original Macintosh personal computer through a SuperBowl commercial video, called “1984”. During the years the company has made great innovations and the Mac series had undergone transitions. Regarding the processors from the powerful Motorola 68000 transitioned to IBM ProwerPC processors, to Intel x86 and now to Apple Silicon ones. Performance and power efficiency have been praised by the critics.

The name Macintosh was conceived after, what else, founder’s favorite type of apple, literally the Canadian McIntosh red green apple. Each model introduced to consumers presented friendlier user experience, top of the art aesthetic design and powerful architecture.

That was just a snapshot on the presentation of the techmuseum series. Indulge more into the history. Continue reading more about the present model, the Apple Macintosh Classic Color II here. Alternatively, find more exciting stories like this one here.

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