Macintosh Color Classic II


Performa 275


Family: Classic Macs

Codename: ?

Gestalt ID: 83

Minimum OS: 7.0.1

Maximum OS: 7.6.1

Introduced: October 1993

Terminated: May 1994


CPU: Motorola MC68030

CPU Speed: 33 MHz

FPU: optional 68882

Bus Speed: 33 MHz

Register Width: 32-bit

Data Bus Width: 32-bit

Address Bus Width: 32-bit

Level 1 Cache: 256 bytes data, 256 bytes instruction


RAM Type: 30 pin SIMM

Minimum RAM Speed: 100 ns

Onboard RAM: 4 MB

RAM slots: 1

Maximum RAM: 36 MB


Monitor: 10" built-in

Max Resolution: 8 bit 512x384


Hard Drive: 40-160 MB

Floppy Drive: 1.4 MB SuperDrive


Floppy: DB-19


Audio Out: 8 bit stereo mini

Audio In: 8 bit mono mini

Speaker: mono

Microphone: mono


Power: 100 Watts

Dimensions: 14.5" H x 9.9" W x 12.6" D

Weight: 22.5 lbs.

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.

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Todo Apple Blog

Date: Thu, 02 Sep 1999 00:09:00 -0700
From: Andrew Ludate
Subject: Color Classic info

NB: some of the extra information comes from

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 36 MB 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.