The Mac LC

Codename: Pinball, Elsie, Prism
CPU: MC68020
CPU speed: 16 Mhz
FPU: none (upgradable)
motherboard RAM: 2 MB
maximum RAM: 10 MB
number of sockets: 2 -- 30 pin SIMM
minimum speed: 100 ns
ROM: 512 k
VRAM: 256 k (upgradable to 512 k via one socket)
L1 cache: 0.25 k
L2 cache: n/a
data path: 16 bit
bus speed: 16 Mhz
slots: 1 LC PDS
Serial Ports: 2
ADB: 1
Floppy: 1.44 MB SuperDrive
HD: 40-80 MB CD-ROM: none
Display: 4-bit (16 color) at 640x480 or 8-bit (256 color) at 640x400
Sound Output: mono 8 bit (built-in speaker)
Sound Input: mono 8 bit
Ethernet: none
Gestalt ID: 19
power: 50 Watts
Weight: 8.8 lbs. Dimensions: 2.9" H x 12.2" W x 15.3" D
Min System Software: 6.0.7
Max System Software: 7.5.5
introduced: October 1990
terminated: March 1992

Released in October 1990, the Mac LC was named for its low cost. It was aimed at the home market, and included a 16 Mhz 68020 processor. It shipped inside a newly designed small case and was one of the first Macs to come bundled with a microphone. It also came with a new PDS slot, that became a standard in the LC family until its demise in early 1998. The LC was priced at $2,400, and was discontinued in December 1992.

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