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Performa 550

The LC 550 replaced the LC 520 in February 1994. It was identical to the 520, but had a 33 Mhz 68030 processor. All other specs are the same. It sold for $1,200 and was also sold as the Performas 550, and 560.

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Performa 550 Specs




Born Again allows you to run OS 8 on most 030 Macs
Apple Specs
SCSI and FireWire Disk Modes


Serial port normally restricted to 57.6 kbps
Start here for internet info on a 550
Get Your Compact Mac On the Web - everything you need.
Worldshare has free internet for 68k Macs - Mac Plus or up. No banners, no proprietary software to download. (Requires minimum $10 donation to the charity of your choice, also requires filling out 1 survey a month. Not available in all cities).
Tips For Browsing On Older Macs
Info About Browsers On Older Macs
Surf the web through another Mac - Mac Plus or up
ZTerm HOW-TO. Connect to Unix hosts or Macs and PC's with this terminal emulation program.
Tips on using Eudora on older Macs
Sue Korlan's Internet FAQ - tips and tricks on getting online and staying online
Remember to keep the battery charged or it will die forever.
The 190 has no termination power - you'll need a terminator on your scsi chain or a terminated device.


Word Processing
Web server
HyperCard programming for kids
Learn How To Type
Play old games
Learn Unix
Play network games
Paint programs for kids
Animation creation with HyperCard, Director, VideoWorks (last two are out of print)
Datase, mailing list, recipes with Filemaker 1-3, HyperCard



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