Card Compatibility and Video Output Tables

Card Compatibility and Video Output Tables

Macintosh LC Computers
Macintosh Performa Computers
Macintosh II Computers
Macintosh Centris/Quadra Computers
Power Macintosh Computers
Macintosh PowerBook Computers
Video Cards




Configuration Matrix Notes

Use these tables to determine the output expected from each configuration of built-in and NuBus video cards, monitors, and computers.




Macintosh LC Computers

MacintoshMacintosh 12" Monochrome Display (M0298LL/A)Macintosh 12" RGB Display (M0297LL/C)Apple Basic Color Monitor--14" (M9108LL/B)Apple Color Plus 14" Display (M2346LL/A)
LC/LC II
256K VRAM
512K VRAM
 
16 grays
256 grays
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
16 colors
256 colors
 
16 colors
256 colors
LC III
512K VRAM
768K VRAM
 
256 grays
256 grays
 
32,768 colors
32,768 colors
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
LC 475
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
 
256 grays
256 grays
 
32,768 colors
32,768 colors
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
LC 630256 grays32,768 colors32,768 colors32,768 colors
MacintoshApple Performa Display--14" (M9101LL/D)Apple Performa Display Plus--14" (M9102LL/D)13/14/15/17/
20" Displays, Multiple Scan
640 x 480 [a]
LC/LC II
256K VRAM
512K VRAM
 
16 colors
256 colors
 
16 colors
256 colors
 
16 colors [b]
256 colors [b]
LC III
512K VRAM
768K VRAM
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
LC 475
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
LC 63032,768 colors32,768 colors32,768 colors

[a] Includes AppleColor High-Res RGB Monitor--13" (M0401LL/D), MacintoshColor Display--14" (M1198LL/B), Apple AudioVision 14 Display (B1247LL), Multiple Scan 14 (M3935LL), Multiple Scan 15 (M3089LL), Multiple Scan 17 (M2611LL), Multiple Scan 20 (M2612LL), AppleVision 1710AV Display (M3323LL), AppleVision 1710 (M3322LL), Multiple Scan 1705 (M4434LL)

[b] Requires a display adapter with Mulitple Scan 15 display.

Note: Macintosh LC 550 has a built-in Trinitron display with video output of 256 colors with 512K VRAM and 32,768 colors with 1 MB VRAM.

Note: Macintosh LC 575 has a built-in Trinitron display with video output of 32,768 colors.

MacintoshMacintosh 16" Color Display, Multiple Scan 15, 17, 20
832 x 624 [a]
Macintosh Portrait Display--15" (M0404)Apple 2-Page Monochrome Monitor--21" (M0402)Multiple Scan 17 and 20
1024 x 768 [b]
LC/LC II
256K VRAM
512K VRAM
 
N/A
N/A
 
N/A
N/A
 
N/A
N/A
 
N/A
N/A
LC III
512K VRAM
768K VRAM
 
256 colors [c]
256 colors [c]
 
16 grays
256 grays
 
N/A
N/A
 
N/A
N/A
LC 475
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
16 grays
256 grays
 
16 grays
256 grays
 
16 colors
256 colors
LC 630256 colorsN/AN/AN/A

[a] Macintosh 16" Color Display (M1044LL/A), Multiple Scan 15 (M3089LL), Multiple Scan 17 (M2611LL), Multiple Scan 20 (M2612LL)

[b] Multiple Scan 17 (M2611LL), Multiple Scan 20 (M2612LL)

[c] Requires Display adapter to use Multiple Scan.

MacintoshMacintosh 21"
Color Display,
Multiple Scan 20
1152 x 870 [a]
AppleVision
1710AV, 1710
1280 x 1024 [b]
LC/LC II
256K VRAM
512K VRAM
 
N/A
N/A
 
N/A
N/A
LC III
512K VRAM
768K VRAM
 
N/A
N/A
 
N/A
N/A
LC 475
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
 
16 colors
256 colors
 
N/A
N/A
LC 630N/AN/A

[a] Macintosh 21" Color Display (M5812LL/A), Multiple Scan 20 Display (M2612LL/A, M2612LL/B)

[b] AppleVision 1710AV Display (M3323LL), AppleVision 1710 Display (M3322LL)




Macintosh Performa Computers

MacintoshMacintosh 12" Monochrome Display (M0298LL/A)Macintosh 12" RGB Display (M0297LL/C)Apple Basic Color Monitor--14" (M9108LL/B)Apple Color Plus 14" Display (M2346LL/A)
Performa 400, 405, 410, 430LC
256K VRAM
512K VRAM
 
 
16 grays
256 grays
 
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
 
16 colors
256 colors
 
 
16 colors
256 colors
Performa 450
512K VRAM
768K VRAM
 
256 grays
256 grays
 
32,768 colors
32,768 colors
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
Performa 460, 466, 467
512K VRAM
768K VRAM
 
 
256 grays
256 grays
 
 
32,768 colors
32,768 colors
 
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
Performa 475, 476
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
 
 
256 grays
256 grays
 
 
32,768 colors
32,768 colors
 
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
Performa 600, 600CD
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
 
 
256 grays
256 grays
 
 
32,768 colors
32,768 colors
 
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
Performa 630256 grays32,768 colors32,768 colors32,768 colors
Performa 6200256 grays32,768 colors32,768 colors32,768 colors
Note: Macintosh Performa 550, 560, 575, 577, 578 computers have built-in Trinitron displays with video output of 32,768 colors.

Note: Macintosh TV has a built-in Trinitron display with video output of 256 colors.

MacintoshApple Performa Display--14" (M9101LL/D)Apple Performa Display Plus--14"
(M9102LL/D)
13/14" Displays, Multiple Scan 640 x 480 [a]
Performa 400,
405, 410, 430LC
256K VRAM
512K VRAM
 
 
16 colors
256 colors
 
 
16 colors
256 colors
 
 
16 colors [b]
256 colors [b]
Performa 450
512K VRAM
768K VRAM
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
Performa 460,
466, 467
512K VRAM
768K VRAM
 
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
Performa 475,
476
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
 
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
Performa 600, 600CD
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
 
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
Performa 63032,768 colors32,768 colors32,768 colors
Performa 620032,768 colors32,768 colors32,768 colors

[a] Includes AppleColor High-Res RGB Monitor--13" (M0401LL/D), Macintosh Color Display--14" (M1198LL/B), AppleVision 14 Display (B1247LL), Multiple Scan 14 (M3935LL), Multiple Scan 15 (M3089LL), Multiple Scan 17 (M2611LL), Multiple Scan 20 (M2612LL), AppleVision 1710AV Display (M3323LL), AppleVision 1710 (M3322LL), Multiple Scan 1705 (M4434LL).

[b] Requires Display adapter to use Multiple Scan.

MacintoshMacintosh 16" Color Display, Multiple Scan 15, 17, 20
832 x 624 [a]
Macintosh Portrait Display--15" (M0404)Apple 2-Page Monochrome Monitor--21" (M0402)Multiple Scan 17 and 20
1024 x 768 [b]
Performa 400, 405, 410, 430LC
256K VRAM
512K VRAM
 
 
N/A
N/A
 
 
N/A
N/A
 
 
N/A
N/A
 
 
N/A
N/A
Performa 450
512K VRAM
768K VRAM
 
256 colors [c]
256 colors [c]
 
16 grays
256 grays
 
N/A
N/A
 
N/A
N/A
Performa 460, 466, 467
512K VRAM
768K VRAM
 
 
256 colors [c]
256 colors [c]
 
 
16 grays
256 grays
 
 
N/A
N/A
 
 
N/A
N/A
Performa 475, 476
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
 
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
 
16 grays
256 grays
 
 
16 grays
256 grays
 
 
16 colors
256 colors
Performa 600, 600CD
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
 
 
N/A
N/A
 
 
N/A
N/A
 
 
N/A
N/A
 
 
N/A
N/A
Performa 630 [d]256 colorsN/AN/AN/A
Performa 6200256 colorsN/AN/AN/A

[a] Macintosh 16" Color Display (M1044LL/A), Multiple Scan 15 (M3089LL), Multiple Scan 17 (M2611LL)

[b] Multiple Scan 17 (M2611LL), Multiple Scan 20 (M2612LL)

[c] Requires Display adapter to use Multiple Scan.

[d] The Macintosh 630 family computers can use larger monitors such as the Multiple Scan 17 and 20. However the maximum resolution on these monitors is 832 x 624, and at this resolution they cannot support the TV/video system.

MacintoshMacintosh 21"
Color Display,
Multiple Scan 20
1152 x 870 [a]
AppleVision
1710AV, 1710
1280 x 1024 [b]
Performa 400,
405, 410, 430LC
256K VRAM
512K VRAM
 
 
N/A
N/A
 
 
N/A
N/A
Performa 450
512K VRAM
768K VRAM
 
N/A
N/A
 
N/A
N/A
Performa 460,
466, 467
512K VRAM
768K VRAM
 
 
N/A
N/A
 
 
N/A
N/A
Performa 475,
476
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
 
 
16 colors
256 colors
 
 
N/A
N/A
Performa 600,
600CD
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
 
 
N/A
N/A
 
 
N/A
N/A
Performa 630 [c]N/AN/A
Performa 6200N/AN/A

[a] Macintosh 21" Color Display (M5812LL/A), Multiple Scan 20 Display (M2612LL/A, M2612LL/B)

[b] AppleVision 1710AV Display (M3323LL), AppleVision 1710 Display (M3322LL)

[c] The Macintosh 630 family computers can use larger monitors such as the Multiple Scan 17 and 20. However the maximum resolution on these monitors is 832 x 624, and at this resolution they cannot support the TV/video system.




Macintosh II Computers

MacintoshMacintosh 12" Monochrome Display (M0298LL/A)Macintosh 12" RGB Display (M0297LL/C)Apple Basic Color Monitor--14" (M9108LL/B)Apple Color Plus 14" Display (M2346LL/A)
IIsi, IIci256 grays256 colorsN/A256 colors
IIvi, IIvx
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
 
256 grays
256 grays
 
32,768 colors
32,768 colors
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
Note: Macintosh II, IIx, IIcx, IIfx computers have no built-in video and require a video card.

MacintoshApple Performa Display--14" (M9101LL/D)Apple Performa Display Plus--14"
(M9102LL/D)
13/14/15/17/20" Displays, Multiple Scan 640 x 480 [a]
IIsi, IIci256 colors256 colors256 colors [b]
IIvi, IIvx
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
 
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
 
256 colors [c]
32,768 colors [c]

[a] Includes AppleColor High-Res RGB Monitor--13" (M0401LL/D), MacintoshColor Display--14" (M1198LL/B), Apple AudioVision 14 Display (B1247LL), Multiple Scan 14 (M3935LL), Multiple Scan 15 (M3089LL), Multiple Scan 17 (M2611LL), Multiple Scan 20 (M2612LL), AppleVision 1710AV Display (M3323LL), AppleVision 1710 (M3322LL), Multiple Scan 1705 (M4434LL)

[b] The Multiple Scan 15 Display is not compatible with the Macintosh IIsi and IIci.

[c] Requires a display adapter with Multiple Scan 15 display.

MacintoshMacintosh 16" Color Display, Multiple Scan 15, 17, 20
832 x 624 [a]
Macintosh Portrait Display--15" (M0404)Apple 2-Page Monochrome Monitor--21" (M0402)Multiple Scan 17 and 20
1024 x 768 [b]
IIsi, IIciN/A16 graysN/AN/A
IIvi, IIvx
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
 
N/A
N/A
 
N/A
N/A
 
N/A
N/A
 
N/A
N/A

[a] Macintosh 16" Color Display (M1044LL/A), Multiple Scan 15 (M3089LL), Multiple Scan 17 (M2611LL)

[b] Multiple Scan 17 (M2611LL), Multiple Scan 20 (M2612LL)

MacintoshMacintosh 21"
Color Display,
Multiple Scan 20
1152 x 870 [a]
AppleVision
1710AV, 1710
1280 x 1024 [b]
IIsi, IIciN/AN/A
IIvi, IIvx
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
 
N/A
N/A
 
N/A
N/A

[a] Macintosh 16" Color Display (M1044LL/A), Multiple Scan 15 (M3089LL), Multiple Scan 17 (M2611LL)

[b] Multiple Scan 17 (M2611LL), Multiple Scan 20 (M2612LL)




Macintosh Centris/Quadra Computers

MacintoshMacintosh 12" Monochrome Display (M0298LL/A)Macintosh 12" RGB Display (M0297LL/C)Apple Basic Color Monitor--14" (M9108LL/B)Apple Color Plus 14" Display (M2346LL/A)
Quadra 605
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
 
256 grays
256 grays
 
32,768 colors
32,768 colors
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
Centris/Quadra 610, 650
512K VRAM
1 MB
 
 
 
256 grays
256 grays
 
 
 
32,768 colors
32,768 colors
 
 
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
 
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
Centris/Quadra 660AV
1 MB VRAM
 
 
256 grays
 
 
32,768 colors
 
 
32,768 colors
 
 
32,768 colors
Quadra 630256 grays32,768 colors32,768 colors32,768 colors
Quadra 700
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
2 MB VRAM
 
256 grays
256 grays
256 grays
 
256 colors
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
 
256 colors
256 colors
16.7 million colors
 
256 colors
256 colors
16.7 million colors
Quadra 800
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
 
256 grays
256 grays
 
32,768 colors
32,768 colors
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
Quadra 840AV
1 MB VRAM
2 MB VRAM
256 grays
256 grays
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
Quadra 900
1 MB VRAM
2 MB VRAM
256 grays
256 grays
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
256 colors
16.7 million colors
256 colors
16.7 million colors
Quadra 950
1 MB VRAM
2 MB VRAM
256 grays
256 grays
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
MacintoshApple Performa Display--14" (M9101LL/D)Apple Performa Display Plus--14"
(M9102LL/D)
13/14/15/17/20" Displays, Multiple Scan 640 x 480 [a]
Quadra 605
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
Centris/Quadra 610, 650
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
 
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
Centris/Quadra 660AV
1 MB VRAM
 
 
32,768 colors
 
 
32,768 colors
 
 
32,768 colors
Quadra 63032,768 colors32,768 colors32,768 colors
Quadra 700
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
2 MB VRAM
 
256 colors
256 colors
16.7 million colors
 
256 colors
256 colors
16.7 million colors
 
256 colors
256 colors
16.7 million colors
Quadra 800
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
Quadra 840AV
1 MB VRAM
2 MB VRAM
 
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
 
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
 
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
Quadra 900
1 MB VRAM
2 MB VRAM
 
256 colors
16.7 million colors
 
256 colors
16.7 million colors
 
256 colors
16.7 million colors
Quadra 950
1 MB VRAM
2 MB VRAM
 
256 colors
16.7 million colors
 
256 colors
16.7 million colors
 
256 colors
16.7 million colors

[a] Includes AppleColor High-Res RGB Monitor--13" (M0401LL/D), Macintosh Color Display--14" (M1198LL/B), AppleVision 14 Display (B1247LL), Multiple Scan 14 (M3935LL), Multiple Scan 15 (M3089LL), Multiple Scan 17 (M2611LL), Multiple Scan 20 (M2612LL), AppleVision 1710AV Display (M3323LL), AppleVision 1710 (M3322LL), Multiple Scan 1705 (M4434LL).

MacintoshMacintosh 16" Color Display, Multiple Scan 15, 17, 20
832 x 624 [a]
Macintosh Portrait Display--15" (M0404)Apple 2-Page Monochrome Monitor--21" (M0402)Multiple Scan 17 and 20
1024 x 768 [b]
Quadra 605
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
16 grays
256 grays
 
16 grays
256 grays
 
16 colors
256 colors
Centris/Quadra 610, 650
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
 
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
 
16 grays
256 grays
 
 
16 grays
256 grays
 
 
16 colors
256 colors
Centris/Quadra 660AV
1 MB VRAM
 
 
32,768 colors
 
 
256 grays
 
 
256 grays
 
 
256 colors
Quadra 630 [c]256 colorsN/AN/AN/A
Quadra 700
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
2 MB VRAM
 
256 colors
256 colors
16.7 million colors
 
16 grays
256 grays
256 grays
 
16 grays
256 grays
256 grays
 
N/A
N/A
N/A
Quadra 800
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
 
256 colors
256 colors
 
16 grays
256 grays
 
16 grays
256 grays
 
16 colors
256 colors
Quadra 840AV
1 MB VRAM
2 MB VRAM
 
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
 
256 grays
256 grays
 
256 grays
256 grays
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
Quadra 900
1 MB VRAM
2 MB VRAM
 
256 colors
16.7 million colors
 
256 grays
256 grays
 
256 grays
256 grays
 
N/A
N/A
Quadra 950
1 MB VRAM
2 MB VRAM
 
256 colors
16.7 million colors
 
256 grays
256 grays
 
256 grays
256 grays
 
256 colors
256 colors

[a] Macintosh 16" Color Display (M1044LL/A), Multiple Scan 15 (M3089LL), Multiple Scan 17 (M2611LL)

[b] Multiple Scan 17 (M2611LL), Multiple Scan 20 (M2612LL)

[c] The Macintosh 630 family computers can use larger monitors such as the Multiple Scan 17 and 20. However the maximum resolution on these monitors is 832 x 624, and at this resolution they cannot support the TV/video system.

MacintoshMacintosh 21"
Color Display,
Multiple Scan 20
1152 x 870 [a]
AppleVision
1710AV, 1710
1280 x 1024 [b]
Quadra 605
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
 
16 colors
256 colors
 
N/A
N/A
Centris/Quadra 610, 650
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
 
 
16 colors
256 colors
 
 
N/A
N/A
Centris/Quadra 660AV
1 MB VRAM
 
 
256 colors
 
 
N/A
Quadra 630 [c]N/AN/A
Quadra 700
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
2 MB VRAM
 
16 colors
256 colors
256 colors
 
N/A
N/A
N/A
Quadra 800
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
 
16 colors
256 colors
 
N/A
N/A
Quadra 840AV
1 MB VRAM
2 MB VRAM
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
N/A
N/A
Quadra 900
1 MB VRAM
2 MB VRAM
 
256 colors
256 colors
 
N/A
N/A
Quadra 950
1 MB VRAM
2 MB VRAM
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
N/A
N/A

[a] Macintosh 21" Color Display (M5812LL/A), Multiple Scan 20 Display (M2612LL/A, M2612LL/B)

[b] AppleVision 1710AV Display (M3323LL), AppleVision 1710 Display (M3322LL)

[c] The Macintosh 630 family computers can use larger monitors such as the Multiple Scan 17 and 20. However the maximum resolution on these monitors is 832 x 624, and at this resolution they cannot support the TV/video system.




Power Macintosh Computers

Power MacintoshMacintosh 12" Monochrome Display (M0298LL/A)Macintosh 12" RGB Display (M0297LL/C)Apple Basic Color Monitor--14" (M9108LL/B)Apple Color Plus 14" Display (M2346LL/A)
6100
HDI-45 [a]
 
256 grays
 
32,768 colors
 
32,768 colors
 
32,768 colors
6100AV
2 MB VRAM
 
256 grays
 
16.7 million colors
 
16.7 million colors
 
16.7 million colors
7100
HDI-45 [a]
1 MB VRAM
2 MB VRAM
 
256 grays
256 grays
256 grays
 
32,768 colors
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
 
32,768 colors
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
 
32,768 colors
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
7100AV
2 MB VRAM
 
256 grays
 
16.7 million colors
 
16.7 million colors
 
16.7 million colors
7200
1 MB VRAM
2 MB VRAM
4 MB VRAM
 
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
 
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
 
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
 
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
7500
2 MB VRAM
4 MB VRAM
 
256 grays
256 grays
 
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
 
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
 
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
8100
HDI-45 [a]
2 MB VRAM
4 MB VRAM
 
256 grays
256 grays
256 grays
 
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
 
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
 
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
8100AV256 grays16.7 million colors16.7 million colors16.7 million colors
8500
2 MB VRAM
4 MB VRAM
 
256 grays
256 grays
 
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
 
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
 
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
9500/120
2 MB VRAM
4 MB VRAM
 
256 grays
256 grays
 
N/A [b]
N/A [b]
 
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
 
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors

[a] HDI-45 port makes use of 640K of internal DRAM memory.

[b] The Macintosh 12-inch RGB display cannot be used with the Power Macintosh 9500 series. This monitor is incorrectly listed as compatible in the booklet included with each unit titled "Technical Information: Specifications for Power Macintosh 9500 Series Computers."

Power MacintoshApple Performa Display--14" (M9101LL/D)Apple Performa Display Plus--14" (M9102LL/D)13/14/15/17/20" Displays, Multiple Scan 640 x 480 [a]
6100
HDI-45 [b]
 
32,768 colors
 
32,768 colors
 
32,768 colors
6100AV
2 MB VRAM
 
16.7 million colors
 
16.7 million colors
 
16.7 million colors
7100
HDI-45 [a]
1 MB VRAM
2 MB VRAM
 
32,768 colors
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
 
32,768 colors
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
 
32,768 colors
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
7100AV
2 MB VRAM
 
16.7 million colors
 
16.7 million colors
 
16.7 million colors
7200
1 MB VRAM
2 MB VRAM
4 MB VRAM
 
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
 
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
 
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
7500
2 MB VRAM
4 MB VRAM
 
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
 
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
 
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
8100
HDI-45 [a]
2 MB VRAM
4 MB VRAM
 
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
 
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
 
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
8100AV16.7 million colors16.7 million colors16.7 million colors
8500
2 MB VRAM
4 MB VRAM
 
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
 
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
 
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
9500/120
2 MB VRAM
4 MB VRAM
 
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
 
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
 
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors

[a] Includes AppleColor High-Res RGB Monitor--13" (M0401LL/D), MacintoshColor Display--14" (M1198LL/B), Apple AudioVision 14 Display (B1247LL), Multiple Scan 14 (M3935LL), Multiple Scan 15 (M3089LL), Multiple Scan 17 (M2611LL), Multiple Scan 20 (M2612LL), AppleVision 1710AV Display (M3323LL), AppleVision 1710 (M3322LL), Multiple Scan 1705 (M4434LL)

[b] HDI-45 port makes use of 640K of internal DRAM memory.

Power MacintoshMacintosh 16"
Color Display, Multiple Scan 15,
17, 20
832 x 624 [a]
Macintosh
Portrait
Display--15"
(M0404)
Apple 2-Page
Monochrome
Monitor--21"
(M0402)
Multiple Scan 17
and 20
1024 x 768 [b]
6100
HDI-45 [c]
 
256 colors
 
256 grays
 
N/A
 
N/A
6100AV
2 MB VRAM
 
16.7 million colors
 
256 grays
 
256 grays
 
32,768 colors
7100
HDI-45 [a]
1 MB VRAM
2 MB VRAM
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
 
256 grays
256 grays
256 grays
 
N/A
256 grays
256 grays
 
N/A
256 colors
32,768 colors
7100AV
2 MB VRAM
 
16.7 million colors
 
256 grays
 
256 grays
 
32,768 colors
7200
1 MB VRAM
2 MB VRAM
4 MB VRAM
 
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
 
256 grays
256 grays
256 grays
 
256 grays
256 grays
256 grays
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
7500
2 MB VRAM
4 MB VRAM
 
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
 
256 grays
256 grays
 
256 grays
256 grays
 
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
8100
HDI-45 [a]
2 MB VRAM
4 MB VRAM
 
256 colors
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
 
256 grays
256 grays
256 grays
 
N/A
256 grays
256 grays
 
N/A
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
8100AV
2 MB VRAM
 
16.7 million colors
 
256 grays
 
256 grays
 
32,768 colors
8500
2 MB VRAM
4 MB VRAM
 
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
 
256 grays
256 grays
 
256 grays
256 grays
 
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
9500/120
2 MB VRAM
4 MB VRAM
 
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
 
256 grays
256 grays
 
256 grays
256 grays
 
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors

[a] Macintosh 16" Color Display (M1044LL/A), Multiple Scan 15 (M3089LL), Multiple Scan 17 (M2611LL), Multiple Scan 20 (M2612LL)

[b] Multiple Scan 17 (M2611LL), Multiple Scan 20 (M2612LL)

[c] HDI-45 port makes use of 640K of internal DRAM memory.

Power MacintoshMacintosh 21" Color Display, Multiple Scan 20
1152 x 870 [a]
AppleVision 1710AV, 1710
1280 x 1024 [b]
6100
HDI-45 [c]
 
N/A
 
N/A
6100AV
2 MB VRAM
 
32,768 colors
 
N/A
7100
HDI-45 [a]
1 MB VRAM
2 MB VRAM
 
N/A
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
N/A
N/A
N/A
7100AV
2 MB VRAM
 
32,768 colors
 
N/A
7200
1 MB VRAM
2 MB VRAM
4 MB VRAM
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
32,768 colors
 
N/A [d]
N/A [d]
N/A [d]
7500
2 MB VRAM
4 MB VRAM
 
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
 
N/A [d]
N/A [d]
8100
HDI-45 [a]
2 MB VRAM
4 MB VRAM
 
N/A
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
 
N/A
N/A
N/A
8100AV
2 MB VRAM
 
32,768 colors
 
N/A
8500
2 MB VRAM
4 MB VRAM
 
32,768 colors
32,768 colors
 
N/A [d]
N/A [d]
9500/120
2 MB VRAM
4 MB VRAM
 
32,768 colors
16.7 million colors
 
N/A [d]
N/A [d]

[a] Macintosh 21" Color Display (M5812LL/A), Multiple Scan 20 Display (M2612LL/A, M2612LL/B)

[b] AppleVision 1710AV Display (M3323LL), AppleVision 1710 Display (M3322LL)

[c] HDI-45 port makes use of 640K of internal DRAM memory.

[d] When the ATI graphics card is used you can get 256 colors with 2 MB of VRAM on the card. You get 32,768 colors with 4 MB on VRAM on the ATI card.




Macintosh PowerBook Computers

MacintoshMacintosh 12" Monochrome Display (M0298LL/A)Macintosh 12" RGB Display (M0297LL/C)Apple Basic Color Monitor--14" (M9108LL/B)Apple Color Plus 14" Display (M2346LL/A)
PowerBook 160, 165, 165c, 180, 180c256 grays256 colors256 colors256 colors
PowerBook 500 series256 grays256 colors256 colors256 colors
PowerBook Duo Dock
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
 
 
256 grays
256 grays
 
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
PowerBook MiniDock
512K VRAM
 
 
256 grays
 
 
256 colors
 
 
256 colors
 
 
256 colors
PowerBook Duo Dock II256 grays32,768 colors32,768 colors32,768 colors
MacintoshApple Performa Display--14" (M9101LL/D)Apple Performa Display Plus--14"
(M9102LL/D)
13/14/15/17/20" Displays, Multiple Scan 640 x 480 [a]
PowerBook 160, 165, 165c, 180, 180c 
 
256 colors
 
 
256 colors
 
 
256 colors
PowerBook 500 series 
256 colors
 
256 colors
 
256 colors
PowerBook 5300 series256 colors256 colors256 colors
PowerBook 190 series256 colors256 colors256 colors
PowerBook Duo Dock
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
 
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
 
256 colors
32,768 colors
 
 
256 colors [b]
32,768 colors [b]
PowerBook MiniDock
512K VRAM
 
 
256 colors
 
 
256 colors
 
 
256 colors
PowerBook Duo Dock II 
32,768 colors
 
32,768 colors
 
32,768 colors

[a] Includes AppleColor High-Res RGB Monitor--13" (M0401LL/D), MacintoshColor Display--14" (M1198LL/B), Apple AudioVision 14 Display (B1247LL), Multiple Scan 14 (M3935LL), Multiple Scan 15 (M3089LL), Multiple Scan 17 (M2611LL), Multiple Scan 20 (M2612LL), AppleVision 1710AV Display (M3323LL), AppleVision 1710 (M3322LL), Multiple Scan 1705 (M4434LL)

[b] Requires display adapter to display additional resolutions, unless System 7.5 is installed.

MacintoshMacintosh 16"
Color Display,
Multiple Scan 15,
17, 20
832 x 624 [a]
Macintosh
Portrait
Display--15"
(M0404)
Apple 2-Page
Monochrome
Monitor--21"
(M0402)
Multiple Scan
17 and 20
1024 x 768 [b]
PowerBook 160, 165, 165c, 180, 180c 
 
256 colors [c]
 
 
256 grays
 
 
N/A
 
 
N/A
PowerBook 500 series 
256 colors
 
256 grays
 
N/A
 
N/A
PowerBook 5300 series 
256 colors
 
256 grays
 
N/A
 
N/A
PowerBook 190 series 
256 colors
 
256 grays
 
N/A
 
N/A
PowerBook Duo Dock
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
 
 
256 colors
32,768 colors [d]
 
 
256 grays
256 grays
 
 
N/A
N/A
 
 
N/A
N/A
PowerBook MiniDock
512K VRAM
 
 
256 colors
 
 
256 grays
 
 
N/A
 
 
N/A
PowerBook Duo Dock II 
32,768 colors
 
256 grays
 
256 grays
 
256 colors

[a] Macintosh 16" Color Display (M1044LL/A), Multiple Scan 15 (M3089LL), Multiple Scan 17 (M2611LL), Multiple Scan 20 (M2612LL)

[b] Multiple Scan 17 (M2611LL), Multiple Scan 20 (M2612LL)

[c] HDI-45 port makes use of 640K of internal DRAM memory.

[d] The Duo Dock requires a video adapter to change resolutions unless System 7.5 is installed.

MacintoshMacintosh 21"
Color Display,
Multiple Scan 20
1152 x 870 [a]
AppleVision
1710AV, 1710
1280 x 1024 [b]
PowerBook 160, 165, 165c, 180, 180c 
 
N/A
 
 
N/A
PowerBook 500 series 
N/A
 
N/A
PowerBook Duo Dock
512K VRAM
1 MB VRAM
 
 
N/A
N/A
 
 
N/A
N/A
PowerBook MiniDock
512K VRAM
 
 
N/A
 
 
N/A
PowerBook Duo Dock II 
256 colors
 
N/A

[a] Macintosh 21" Color Display (M5812LL/A), Multiple Scan 20 Display (M2612LL/A, M2612LL/B)

[b] AppleVision 1710AV Display (M3323LL), AppleVision 1710 Display (M3322LL)




Video Cards

Display CardMacintosh 12" Monochrome Display (M0298LL/A)Macintosh 12" RGB Display (M0297LL/C)Apple Basic Color Monitor--14" (M9108LL/B)Apple Color Plus 14"
Display
(M2346LL/A)
Macintosh II256 graysN/AN/A16 colors
2-Page Mono N/AN/AN/AN/A
Portrait N/AN/AN/AN/A
Mono2 graysN/AN/AN/A
High-Res [a]16 graysN/A16 colors16 colors
Ext High-Res256 graysN/AN/A256 colors
4•8 [b]256 graysN/A256 colors256 colors
8•24256 grays16.7 million colorsN/A16.7 million colors
8•24GC256 grays16.7 million colorsN/A16.7 million colors
Display Card 24 AC256 grays16.7 million colorsN/A16.7 million colors

[a] Can be upgraded with 8 Macintosh II Video Expansion RAM chips (Service PN 334-002) for 256 grays/colors.

[b] The 4•8 can be upgraded to 8•24 by adding two VRAM SIMMs (Service PN 661-0609).

Display CardApple Performa Display--14" (M9101LL/D)Apple Performa Display Plus--14" (M9102LL/D)13/14/15/17/20" Displays, Multiple Scan 640 x 480 [a]
Macintosh IIN/AN/AN/A
2-Page Mono N/AN/AN/A
Portrait N/AN/AN/A
MonoN/AN/AN/A
High-Res [b]16 colors16 colors16 colors
Ext High-Res256 colors256 colors256 colors
4•8 [c]256 colors256 colors256 colors
8•2416.7 million colors16.7 million colors16.7 million colors
8•24GC16.7 million colors16.7 million colors16.7 million colors
Display Card 24 AC16.7 million colors16.7 million colors16.7 million colors

[a] Includes AppleColor High-Res RGB Monitor--13" (M0401LL/D), MacintoshColor Display--14" (M1198LL/B), Apple AudioVision 14 Display (B1247LL), Multiple Scan 14 (M3935LL), Multiple Scan 15 (M3089LL), Multiple Scan 17 (M2611LL), Multiple Scan 20 (M2612LL), AppleVision 1710AV Display (M3323LL), AppleVision 1710 (M3322LL), Multiple Scan 1705 (M4434LL)

[b] Can be upgraded with 8 Macintosh II Video Expansion RAM chips (Service PN 334-002) for 256 grays/colors.

[c] The 4•8 can be upgraded to 8•24 by adding two VRAM SIMMs (Service PN 661-0609).

Display CardMacintosh 16" Color Display, Multiple Scan 15, 17, 20
832 x 624 [a]
Macintosh Portrait Display--15" (M0404)Apple 2-Page Monochrome Monitor--21" (M0402)Multiple Scan 17 and 20
1024 x 768 [b]
Macintosh IIN/AN/AN/AN/A
2-Page Mono N/AN/A4 graysN/A
Portrait N/A4 graysN/AN/A
MonoN/AN/AN/AN/A
High-Res [c]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Ext High-ResN/AN/AN/AN/A
4•8 [d]256 colors [e] [f]16 grays16 graysN/A
8•24256 colors [e] [g]256 grays256 graysN/A
8•24GC32,768 colors [e] [g]256 grays256 graysN/A
Display Card 24 AC16.7 million colors256 grays256 grays16.7 million colors

[a] Macintosh 16" Color Display (M1044LL/A), Multiple Scan 15 (M3089LL), Multiple Scan 17 (M2611LL), Multiple Scan 20 (M2612LL)

[b] Multiple Scan 17 (M2611LL), Multiple Scan 20 (M2612LL)

[c] Can be upgraded with 8 Macintosh II Video Expansion RAM chips (Service PN 334-002) for 256 grays/colors.

[d] The 4•8 can be upgraded to 8•24 by adding two VRAM SIMMs (Service PN 661-0609).

[e] Requires display adapter to use Multiple Scan Displays at this resolution.

[f] Available with rev. B ROM. [g] Available with rev. B card.

Display CardMacintosh 21"
Color Display,
Multiple Scan 20
1152 x 870 [a]
AppleVision
1710AV, 1710
1280 x 1024 [b]
Macintosh IIN/AN/A
2-Page Mono N/AN/A
Portrait N/AN/A
MonoN/AN/A
High-Res [c]N/AN/A
Ext High-ResN/AN/A
4•8 [d]16 colors [e]N/A
8•24256 colors [e]N/A
8•24GC256 colors [e]N/A
Display Card 24 AC16.7 million colorsN/A

[a] Macintosh 21" Color Display (M5812LL/A), Multiple Scan 20 Display (M2612LL/A, M2612LL/B)

[b] AppleVision 1710AV Display (M3323LL), AppleVision 1710 Display (M3322LL)

[c] Can be upgraded with 8 Macintosh II Video Expansion RAM chips (Service PN 334-002) for 256 grays/colors.

[d] The 4•8 can be upgraded to 8•24 by adding two VRAM SIMMs (Service PN 661-0609).

[e] Requires display adapter to use Multiple Scan Displays at this resolution.


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