The LC 575

Codename: Optimus
CPU: MC68LC040
CPU speed: 33 Mhz
FPU: available via processor upgrade (to 68040)
motherboard RAM: 4 MB
maximum RAM: 36 MB
number of sockets: 1 -- 72 pin SIMM
minimum speed: 80 ns
VRAM: 512 k - 1 MB (two sockets)
L1 cache: 8 k
L2 cache: n/a
data path: 32 bit
bus speed: 33 Mhz
slots: 1 LC PDS, comm
Serial Ports: 2
ADB: 1
Floppy: 1.4 MB SuperDrive
HD: 160-320 MB MB
CD-ROM: 2x
Monitor: 14" RGB built-in (640x480)
Sound Output: stereo 8 bit (built in speaker)
Sound Input: mono 8 bit (built-in mono mic)
Ethernet: none
Gestalt ID: 92
power: 40 Watts
Weight: 40.5 lbs.
Dimensions: 17.9" H x 13.5" W x 16.5" D
Min System Software: 7.1
Max System Software: 8.1
introduced: February 1994
terminated: April 1995

Released in February 1994, the LC 575 was released alongside the LC 550, adding a 33 Mhz 68LC040 processor. It was also the first Mac to contain a specialized "comm slot" that could take various network and modem cards specially designed to fit the slot. the comm slot has been a performa standard ever since. It sold for $1,700 and was also released as the Performas 575, 576, 577 and 578.

Picture: Apple Corporate Site

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