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powerbook 160

 

Minimum OS: 7.1

Maximum OS: 7.6.1

Introduced: October 1992

Terminated: August 1993

 

Processor 

CPU: Motorola MC68030

CPU Speed: 25 MHz

FPU: none

Bus Speed: 25 MHz

Register Width: 32-bit

Data Bus Width: 32-bit

Address Bus Width: 32-bit

Level 1 Cache: 256 bytes data, 256 bytes instruction

ROM: 1 MB

RAM Type: unique

Min RAM Speed: 85 ns

Onboard RAM: 4 MB

RAM slots: 1

Maximum RAM: 14 MB

Expansion Slots: modem

 

Video 

Screen: Passive Matrix 10" grayscale LCD

Max Resolution: 4-bit 640x400

 

Storage 

Hard Drive: 40-120 MB

Floppy Drive: 1.4 MB SuperDrive

 

Input/Output

ADB: 1

Serial: 2 Mini DIN-8

SCSI: HDI-30

Audio In: mono 16 bit mini

Speaker: mono

Microphone: mono 8 bit

powerbook 160

The powerbook 160 was the first apple notebook that could drive an external color monitor. The 160 could drive up to 8-bit color at 832x624 resolution. The display was a passive-matrix 9.8“-greyscale LCD. The maximum RAM increased to 14 MB.