The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Terraforming Mars
Red Dead Redemption II
Red Dead Redemption
Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe
No Greater Glory: The American Civil War
Battle of the Bulge
Camel Up
Steam: Rails To Riches
Beholder
Spirit Island
Rummy 500
The Legend of Zelda
Drakengard
HλLF-LIFE²
Katamari Damacy
Fallout (1997)
Nintendo DS Lite
Alan Wake
Skool Daze
White Knight Chronicles
California Games
Cosmic Causeway: Trailblazer II
Impossible Mission
Mega-Apocalypse
Deflektor
Gateway to Apshai
Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance
Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri
Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction
EarthBound
Stuntman: Ignition
The Matrix: Path of Neo
Commodore 64
Summer Games
Jumpman (1983)
Street Sports Basketball
Spindizzy
Zynaps
Minecraft
Amnesia: The Dark Descent
Cursed Mountain
Summer Games II
Medici
Battlefield 2: Complete Collection
Tikal
SteamBirds
Elder Sign: Omens
Imperial
CDTV
Napoleonics: Quatre Bras
Information
Primary Name
Macintosh Color Classic
Alternate Names
Macintosh Color Classic 2
Macintosh Color Classic II
Macintosh Colour Classic
Macintosh Performa 250
Macintosh Performa 275
Release Date
1993-02-10
Hardware Category
Manufacturer
Platform
 Corrections
 Clone
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 236041
Description Edit | History

The Macintosh Color Classic, released on February 10, 1993, is the first color compact Apple Macintosh computer. It has an integrated 10″ Sony Trinitron color display with the same 512×384 pixel resolution as the Macintosh 12″ RGB monitor. It can display 256 colors (can upgrade to thousands of colors with "Mystic" 68040 upgrade). This integrated unit resembles the original Mac series, albeit redesigned to accommodate the larger screen and conform to Apple's "neoclassical" design language of the era.

Features

Like the Macintosh SE and SE/30 before it, the Color Classic has a single expansion slot: an LC-type Processor Direct Slot (PDS), incompatible with the SE slots. This was primarily intended for the Apple IIe Card (the primary reason for the Color Classic's switchable 560x384 display, essentially quadruple the IIe's 280x192 High-Resolution graphics), which was offered with education models of the LCs. The card allowed the LCs to emulate an Apple IIe. The combination of the low-cost color Macintosh and Apple IIe compatibility was intended to encourage the education market's transition from Apple II models to Macintoshes. Other cards, such as CPU accelerators, ethernet and video cards were also made available for the Color Classic's PDS slot.

The Color Classic shipped with the Apple Keyboard known as an Apple Keyboard II (M0487) which featured a soft power switch on the keyboard itself. The mouse supplied was the Apple Mouse known as the Apple Desktop Bus Mouse II (M2706).

The name "Color Classic" was not printed directly on the front panel, but on a separate plastic insert. This enabled the alternative spelling "Colour Classic" to be used in appropriate markets.

Color Classic
The Color Classic was essentially a Macintosh LC II, using a Motorola 68030 running at 16 MHz. The Color Classic was also sold to consumers in the United States as the Performa 250.

Color Classic II
In Japan, Canada and some other markets — but not the US — Apple later released the Color Classic II which was essentially the same case but with the LC 550 motherboard that doubled both RAM and speed. The Color Classic II was also sold as the Performa 275. The Color Classic II was the final model of the original "compact" Macintosh family of computers.

Source: Wikipedia, "Macintosh Color Classic", available under the [creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ CC-BY-SA License].

More Information Edit | History
This page does not exist. You can edit this page to create it.
Versions
Pg. 1
Macintosh Color Classic
Nick: 
Macintosh Color Classic
Rel Date: 1993-02-10
Manufacturer: Apple Inc.
Region: 
View
Corrections
Link Image
Macintosh Color Classic II
Nick: 
Macintosh Color Classic II
Rel Date: 1993-10-01
Manufacturer: Apple Inc.
Region: 
View
Corrections
Link Image
Macintosh Colour Classic
Nick: 
Macintosh Colour Classic
Rel Date: 1993-02-10
Manufacturer: Apple Inc.
Region: 
View
Corrections
Link Image
Macintosh Performa 250
Nick: 
Macintosh Performa 250
Rel Date: 1993-04-01
Manufacturer: Apple Inc.
Region: North America
View
Corrections
Link Image
Macintosh Performa 275
Nick: 
Macintosh Performa 275
Rel Date: 1993-10-01
Manufacturer: Apple Inc.
Region: North America
View
Corrections
Link Image
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Marketplace
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{product.numforsale}} for sale {{product.price}}
{{product.prettycondition}}
{{product.listdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{item.title}} {{item.timeleft}}
{{item.currentprice}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Files
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »] Language:
Pg. 1 of 1
No Files Found.
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Statistics
Video Game Hardware Rank: N/A
Num Ratings: 0
Average Rating: 0.00
Standard Deviation: 0.00
Num Views: 49
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 0.0
Fans: 0
Personal Comments: 0
Users Owning: 0
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 0 [find trade matches]
Price History: View
Total Plays: 0
Plays This Month: 0
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
User Information
Use this tool to rate games, save comments, and manage your collection.
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.