Macintosh LC II


The Apple Macintosh LC II is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 1992 to 1993 as part of the Macintosh LC series of Macintosh computers. The computer has been introduced on March 23, 1992, and its price started at $1240.

The new Macintosh LC II features a 16 MHz Motorola 68030 processor, 4 MB of RAM, 40 MB / 80 MB or 160 MB hard drive, and a 1.44 MB Floppy drive.

This Macintosh has been discontinued on March 15, 1993.

Today Macintosh LC II is 30 years old!

Macintosh LC II
Source: cultofmac.com / Jonathan Zufi – Macintosh LC II

Macintosh LC II Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedMarch 23, 1992
DiscontinuedMarch 15, 1993
Model Identifier37
Model NumberM1700
Order NumberM1720LL/A (no hard drive)
M1701LL/A (40 MB hard drive)
M1723LL/A (40 MB hard drive)
M1707LL/A (80 MB hard drive)
M1387LL/A (160 MB hard drive)
Original Price$1,240
ColorsPlatinum
Weight8.8 Ibs.
3.991 KG
Dimensions2.9” H x 12.2” W x 15.3” D
7.36 cm H x 30.98 cm W x 38.86 cm D

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorMotorola 68030
Processor Speed16 MHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores1
System Bus16 MHz
Cache0.25 KB L1
CoprocessorNone

Storage & Media

Storage40 MB
80 MB
160 MB
Media1 – 1.44 MB Floppy

Memory

Built-in Memory4 MB
Maximum Memory10 MB
Memory Slots2 – 30 pin SIMMs (Groups of 2)
Minimum Speed100 ns
ROMUnknown
Interleaving SupportNo

Display

Built-in DisplayNone

Graphics

Graphics CardNone
Graphics Memory256 KB (Upgradeable to 512 KB via one socket)
Display Connection1 – DB-15

Expansion

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

Software

Original OSSystem Software 7.0.1
Maximum OSMac OS 7.6.1
FirmwareMacintosh ROM

Connections

EthernetNone
ModemNone
ADB1
Serial2
SCSI1 – DB-25
Floppy PortNone
Audio In1 – 3.5-mm mono input jack
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm mono output jack
Display1 – DB-15

Power

Backup Battery3.6 V lithium
Maximum Continuous Power50 W
Line VoltageUnknown

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