The Mac
Color Classic II

Codename: ??
CPU: MC68030
CPU speed: 33 Mhz
FPU: optional 68882
motherboard RAM: 4 MB
maximum RAM: 36 MB
number of sockets: 1 -- 72 pin SIMM
minimum speed: 80 ns
ROM: 1 MB
VRAM: 256 k (upgradeable to 512 k via one VRAM SIMM socket)
L1 cache: 0.5 k
L2 cache: n/a
data path: 32 bit
bus speed: 33 Mhz
slots: 1 LC PDS
SCSI: DB-25
Serial Ports: 2
ADB: 2
Floppy: 1.4 MB SuperDrive
HD: ??
CD-ROM: none
Monitor: 10" RGB 8 bit (256 color) 512x384
Sound Output: stereo 8 bit
Sound Input: mono 8 bit (built-in mic)
Ethernet: none
Gestalt ID: 83
power: 100 Watts
Weight: 22.5 lbs.
Dimensions: 14.5" H x 9.9" W x 12.6" D
Min System Software: 7.1
Max System Software: 7.6.1
introduced: October 1993
terminated: May 1994

Released only in Japan, the Color Classic II improved on the original Color Classic by doubling both the processor speed to 33 Mhz and the data path to 32-bit. Also added was stereo sound output. It was also released in the US as the Performa 275.


Date: Thu, Sep 2, 1999, 12:45 PM
From: (Andrew Ludate) aludgate@qitech.com
To: corrections@apple-history.pair.com
Subject: Color Classic info

NB: some of the extra information comes from www.lowendmac.com.

The Color Classic II (sold in Canada, Europe and Japan) used the same compact case as the Color Classic, but had a 32 bit data bus and a 36MB RAM limit. A member of the LC series (like the Color Classic), the Color Classic II had an LCIII under the hood instead of the CC's LCII.

Picture: Apple Corporate Site

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