Macintosh LC 580

Introduced: April 1995
Terminated: April 1996


Similar to its predecessor, the LC 575, the LC 580 increased the VRAM up to 1MB and had a video in/out slot. 


Similar to the TV tuner slot in the special edition Mac TV, the LC 580 had increased audio/visual capabilities.  It was also sold as the Perform 580CD and the Performa 588CD.


Macintosh LC 580


Processor: Motorola 68LC040
Processor Speed: 33 MHz
Cache: 8 KB L1
System Bus: 33 MHz
Hard Drive: 500 MB
Media: 2x CD-ROM, 1.44 MB floppy
Weight and Dimensions (US): 40.5 lbs., 17.9” H x 13.5” W x 16.5” D
Weight and Dimensions (Metric): 18.4 kg, 45.5 cm H x 34.3 cm W x 41.9 cm D
Original Mac OS: System 7.5
Maximum Mac OS: Mac OS 8.1
Firmware: Macintosh ROM
Model Number:—
Logicboard RAM: 4 MB
Maximum RAM: 52 MB
Type of RAM Slots: 2 - 72 pin SIMM
Minimum RAM Speed: 80 ns
Interleaving Support: No
Graphics Card: None
Graphics Memory: 1 MB
Built-in Display: 14” RGB (640x480)
Display Connection: None
Expansion Slots: 1 - LC PDS, Comm, Video i/o
Hard Drive Bus: IDE
Backup Battery: 4.5 V Alkaline
Max Watts: 40 W
Ethernet: None
Modem: None
ADB: 1
Serial: 2
SCSI: 1 - DB-25
USB: None
FireWire: None
Audio In: 1 - 3.5-mm analog input jack, 1 - Built-in microphone
Audio Out: 2 - 3.5-mm analog output jacks, 2 - Built-in speakersions


Introduced in April of 1995, the Macintosh LC 580 was discontinued a year later.



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