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powerbook 550c

In 1995 apple gave permission for apple japan to introduce an updated version, called the 550c, with a bigger display (10.4"), cpu with fdu (68040), bigger hard drive, and japanese keyboard with black case. It was only sold in japan, and never received fcc certification.

powerbook 550c

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Minimum OS: 7.5

Maximum OS: 8.1

Introduced: May 1995

Terminated: January 1996

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Processor

CPU: Motorola MC68040

CPU Speed: 33 MHz

FPU: integrated

Bus Speed: 33 MHz

Register Width: 32-bit

Data Bus Width: 32-bit

Address Bus Width: 32-bit

Level 1 Cache: 4 kB data, 4 kB instruction

ROM: 2 MB

RAM Type: unique

Min RAM Speed: 70 ns

Onboard RAM: 4 MB

RAM slots: 1

Maximum RAM: 36 MB

Expansion Slots: modem, optional type II/III PC Card bay

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Video

Screen: 10.4" active-matrix

Max Resolution: 8 bit 640x480/16 bit 640x480

Video Out: 8 bit 832x624 (mirror only)

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Storage

Hard Drive: 750 MB

Floppy Drive: 1.4 MB SuperDrive

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Input/Output

ADB: 2

Serial: 1 Mini DIN-8

SCSI: HDI-30

Audio Out: stereo 16 bit mini

Audio In: stereo 16 bit mini

Speaker: stereo

Microphone: mono

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Networking

Ethernet: AAUI-15