The Apple Macintosh LC is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 1990 to 1992 as part of the Macintosh LC series of Macintosh computers. The computer has been introduced on October 15, 1990, and its price started at $2400.
The new Macintosh LC features a 16 MHz Motorola 68020 processor, 2 MB or 4 MB of RAM, 40 MB or 80 MB hard drive, and one or two 1.44 MB Floppy drives.
This Macintosh has been discontinued on March 23, 1992, and has been replaced by Macintosh LC II.
Today Macintosh LC is 32 years old!
Macintosh LC Release Date and Original Price
|Introduced||October 15, 1990|
|Discontinued||March 23, 1992|
|Dimensions||2.9” H x 12.2” W x 15.3” D|
7.36 cm H x 30.98 cm W x 38.86 cm D
|Processor Speed||16 MHz|
|Number of Cores||1|
|System Bus||16 MHz|
|Cache||0.25 KB L1|
Storage & Media
|Media||1 – 1.44 MB Floppy|
|Built-in Memory||2 MB|
|Maximum Memory||10 MB|
|Memory Slots||2 – 30 pin SIMMs|
|Minimum Speed||100 ns|
|Graphics Memory||256 KB (Upgradeable to 512 KB via one socket)|
|Display Connection||1 – DB-15|
|Expansion Slots||1 – LC PDS (Cache Bus)|
|Hard Drive Interface||SCSI|
|SCSI||1 – DB-25|
|Audio In||1 – 3.5-mm mono input jack|
|Audio Out||1 – 3.5-mm stereo output jack|
|Display||1 – DB-15|
|Backup Battery||3.6 V lithium|
|Maximum Continuous Power||50 W|
Apple Support – Macintosh LC: Technical Specifications