The Centris 610 was one of the first mid-range computers to include a 68040 processor and the first Mac to be housed in the now-familiar low-profile case. It was replaced in October 1993 with the Quadra 610, which had a 25 Mhz full 68040 processor, but was in all other ways the same. The Centris/Quadra 610 sold for $2,520.
Got a 610? Join QuadList
- discussion forum for 040 Macs
Looking For Used Macs? Join the LEM Swap List
Quadra 610 Specs
out my Mac store for parts!
Memory - d/l HyperCard stacks on how to install memory. Color Black and white
You'll need HyperCard or HC Player to view the stacks
Download my Get Your Compact Mac On the Web Tutorial for info on memory and system upgrades.
Ram Guide for Macs
Install 8.5 on a PPC upgrade 040
Serial port normally restricted to 57.6 kbps; use of a 56k modem
may be limited.
Start here for internet info on a 605
Get Your Compact Mac On the Web - everything you need.
Worldshare has free internet for 68k Macs - Mac Plus or up. No banners, no proprietary software to download. (Requires minimum $10 donation to the charity of your choice, also requires filling out 1 survey a month. Not available in all cities).
Tips For Browsing On Older Macs
Info About Browsers On Older Macs
Surf the web through another Mac - Mac Plus or up
ZTerm HOW-TO. Connect to Unix hosts or Macs and PC's with this terminal emulation program.
Tips on using Eudora on older Macs
Sue Korlan's Internet FAQ - tips and tricks on getting online and staying online
Disc image of system 6.0.8 with Eudora 1.3.1 - use email while booted off a floppy
7.5.3 and 7.5.5
The 610 can run older version of Photoshop, Illustrator, PageMaker albeit slowly with no FPU.
Start here for info on software for the 610
Software that will work on 68000 Macs
Formatting third party (non Apple) drives on a 610.
HyperCard programming for kids
Learn How To Type
Play old games
Play network games
Paint programs for kids
Animation creation with HyperCard, Director, VideoWorks (last two are out of print)
Datase, mailing list, recipes with Filemaker 1-3, HyperCard
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