Macintosh LC 550


The Apple Macintosh LC 550 is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 1994 to 1995 as part of the Macintosh LC series of Macintosh computers. The computer has been introduced on February 2, 1994, and its price started at $1200.

The new Macintosh LC 550 features a 33 MHz Motorola 68030 processor, Motorola 68882 FPU coprocessor, 14″ CRT Color Display, 5 MB of RAM, 80 MB or 160 MB hard drive, CD-ROM drive, and 1.44 MB Floppy drive.

This Macintosh has been discontinued on March 23, 1995.

Today Macintosh LC 550 is 28 years old!

Macintosh LC 550
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Macintosh LC 550 Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedFebruary 2, 1994
DiscontinuedMarch 23, 1995
Model Identifier80
Model NumberM1640
Order NumberUnknown
Original Price$1,200
ColorsPlatinum
Weight40.5 Ibs.
18.370 KG
Dimensions17.9” H x 13.5” W x 16.5” D
45.46 cm H x 34.29 cm W x 41.91 cm D

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorMotorola 68030
Processor Speed33 MHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores1
System Bus33 MHz
Cache0.5 KB L1
CoprocessorMotorola 68882 FPU (Optional)

Storage & Media

Storage80 MB
160 MB
Media1 – CD-ROM
1 – 1.44 MB Floppy

Memory

Built-in Memory5 MB
Maximum Memory36 MB
Memory Slots1 – 72 pin SIMM
Minimum Speed80 ns
ROMUnknown
Interleaving SupportNo

Display

Built-in Display14″ RGB CRT Display
Resolution640 x 480

Graphics

Graphics CardNone
Graphics Memory512 KB (Upgradeable to 768 KB via one socket)
Display Connection1 – DB-15

Expansion

Expansion Slots1 – LC PDS (Cache Bus)
Hard Drive InterfaceSCSI

Connections

EthernetNone
ModemNone
ADB2
Serial2
SCSI1 – DB-25
Floppy PortNone
Audio In1 – 3.5-mm analog input jack
1 – Built-in microphone
Audio Out2 – 3.5-mm analog output jack
2 – Built-in speaker
Display1 – DB-15

Software

Original OSSystem Software 7.1
Maximum OSMac OS 7.6.1
FirmwareMacintosh ROM

Power

Backup Battery3.6 V lithium
Maximum Continuous Power40 W
Line VoltageUnknown

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