Power Macintosh 5500/225

The Apple Power Macintosh 5500/225, based on the Gazelle architecture, features a 225 MHz PowerPC 603e processor, 32 MB of RAM, a 2.0 GB hard drive, a 12X or 24X CD-ROM drive, 2D/3D graphics acceleration, and pre-installed video input/output expansion cards in an attractive all-in-one case with a 15″ multiscan color monitor.

Originally, this model was sold exclusively to the North American education market, but Apple subsequently noticed interest among consumers and released it to the consumer market, too.

Narrative and Provenance »

  • Unexpected acquisition from a local school via shop drop off.

Vital Stats »

  • Model Number: M3046
  • Serial Number: TY732ABJ9GC

Acquisition Data »

  • Acquisition Date: Pre-2005
  • Acquisition Method: Donation
  • Acquired From: Client Drop off

Physical Condition »

Associated Accessories »

  • Apple Desktop Bus Mouse II [M2706] {LC517P8T18}

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