Macintosh LC 580

The Apple Macintosh LC 580 is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple in 1995 as part of the Macintosh LC series of Macintosh computers. The computer has been introduced on April 3, 1995, and its price started at $1300.

The new Macintosh LC 580 features a 33 MHz Motorola 68LC040 processor, 14″ CRT Color Display, 8 MB of RAM, 500 MB hard drive, CD-ROM drive, and 1.44 MB Floppy drive.

This Macintosh has been discontinued on August 1, 1995.

Today Macintosh LC 580 is 27 years old!

Macintosh LC 580
Source: ithistory.org – Macintosh LC 580

Macintosh LC 580 Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedApril 3, 1995
DiscontinuedAugust 1, 1995
Model Identifier99
Model NumberM3872
Order NumberUnknown
Original Price$1,300
$1,700
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 68LC040
Processor Speed33 MHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores1
System Bus33 MHz
Cache8 KB L1
CoprocessorNone

Storage & Media

Storage500 MB
Media1 – CD-ROM
1 – 1.44 MB Floppy

Memory

Built-in Memory8 MB
Maximum Memory52 MB
Memory Slots2 – 72 pin SIMM
Minimum Speed80 ns
ROMUnknown
Interleaving SupportNo

Display

Built-in Display14″ RGB CRT Display
Resolution640 x 480

Graphics

Graphics CardNone
Graphics Memory1 MB
Display ConnectionNone

Expansion

Expansion Slots1 – LC PDS (Cache Bus)
1 – Comm. Slot
1 – Video I/O
Hard Drive InterfaceIDE

Connections

EthernetNone
ModemNone
ADB1
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
DisplayNone

Software

Original OSSystem Software 7.5
Maximum OSMac OS 8.1
FirmwareMacintosh ROM

Power

Backup Battery4.5 V Alkaline
Maximum Continuous Power40 W
Line VoltageUnknown

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