Macintosh Colour Classic
Gestalt ID: 49
Code Name Slice
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Date released February 1993
Date discontinued May 1994
Processor Motorola 68030
Operating System System 7.1 (System Enabler 401) - Mac OS 7.6.1
Price at release USD 1,390

The Macintosh Colour Classic (US English: Macintosh Color Classic) was the first compact Macintosh with a built-in colour screen. It appeared odd, with some people unable to come to terms with how to describe it: squat, tall, strange and wonderful were all words used in attempts to describe the Mac.

Basic Introduction


  • Apple ADB Keyboard II
  • Apple ADB Mouse

Memory and Hard Drive Space

  • Logic Board: 4 MB
  • Minimum RAM: 4 MB
  • Maximum RAM: 10 MB
  • RAM Sizes: 1MB, 2MB, 4MB
  • Mac OS Recommended: 7.1, 7.1.1, 7.5, 7.5.1, 7.5.3, 7.5.5, 7.6, 7.6.1

Reactions and Views

Special Notes


Early Compact Macs MacintoshPlus

Macintosh 128K | Macintosh 512K | Macintosh 512KE | Macintosh Plus | Macintosh SE | Macintosh SE/30 | Macintosh Classic | Macintosh Classic II | Macintosh Colour Classic | Macintosh Colour Classic II

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