Power Macintosh 5300 LC

Introduced: August 1995
Terminated: April 1996


The Power Macintosh 5300 LC had specs virtually identical to the 5200 LC.  The major difference was the faster processor running at 100Mhz and 16MB of RAM.

The Performa 5320CD bundle had a 120Mhz processor.


The Power Macintosh 5300 LC was primarily sold to educational markets.  It was also sold as the Performa 5300CD and Performa 5320CD.


Product Specifications
Processor: PowerPC 603e
Processor Speed: 100 MHz
Cache: 32 KB L1, 256 KB L2
System Bus: 40 MHz
Hard Drive: 1.2 GB
Media: 1.44 MB floppy, 4x CD-ROM
Weight and Dimensions (US): 47 lbs., 17.5” H x 15.1” W x 16” D
Weight and Dimensions (Metric): 21.3 kg, 44.5 cm H x 38.4 cm W x 40.6 cm D
Original Mac OS: System 7.5.1 (System Enabler 406)
Maximum Mac OS: Mac OS 9.1
Firmware: Macintosh ROM
Logicboard RAM: None
Maximum RAM: 64 MB
Type of RAM Slots: 2 - 72 Pin SIMMs
Minimum RAM Speed: 80 ns
Interleaving Support: No
Graphics Card: None
Graphics Memory: 1 MB DRAM
Built-in Display: 15-inch multiscan monitor (12.8-inch viewable)
Display Connection: Optional DB-15
Expansion Slots: 1 - LC PDS, 1 - Comm I, 1 - Video-In, 1 - TV Tuner
Hard Drive Bus: IDE
Backup Battery: 4.5 V Alkaline
Max Watts: 125 W
Line Voltage: 100–240 V
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 speakers


Introduced in August 1995, the Power Macintosh 5300 LC was discontinued in April 1996.



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