Macintosh LC III


The Apple Macintosh LC III is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 1993 to 1994 as part of the Macintosh LC series of Macintosh computers. The computer has been introduced on February 10, 1993, and its price started at $750.

The new Macintosh LC III features a 25 MHz Motorola 68030 processor, 4 MB of RAM, 40 MB / 80 MB or 160 MB hard drive, and 1.44 MB Floppy drive.

This Macintosh has been discontinued on February 14, 1994.

Today Macintosh LC III is 29 years old!

Macintosh LC III
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Macintosh LC III Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedFebruary 10, 1993
DiscontinuedFebruary 14, 1994
Model Identifier27
Model NumberM1254
Order NumberM1312LL/A
Original Price$750
$1,350
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 Speed25 MHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores1
System Bus25 MHz
Cache0.5 KB L1
CoprocessorMotorola 68882 FPU (Optional)

Storage & Media

Storage40 MB
80 MB
160 MB
Media1 – 1.44 MB Floppy

Memory

Built-in Memory4 MB
Maximum Memory36 MB
Memory Slots1 – 72 pin SIMM
Minimum Speed80 ns
ROMUnknown
Interleaving SupportNo

Display

Built-in DisplayNone

Graphics

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

Expansion

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

Software

Original OSSystem Software 7.1
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
1 – Built-in speaker
Display1 – DB-15

Power

Backup Battery3.6 V lithium
Maximum Continuous Power30 W
Line Voltage100 to 240 V AC

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