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powerbook duo 230

 

Minimum OS: 7.1

Maximum OS: 7.6.1

Introduced: October 1992

Terminated: July 1994

 

Processor

CPU: Motorola MC68030

CPU Speed: 33 MHz

FPU: none

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

ROM: 1 MB

RAM Type: unique

Min RAM Speed: 70 ns

Onboard RAM: 4 MB

RAM slots: 1

Maximum RAM: 24 MB

Expansion Slots: modem, Dock (152-pin PDS)

 

Video

Screen: 9" supertwist grayscale LCD

Max Resolution: 4-bit 640x400

 

Storage

Hard Drive: 80 MB

 

Input/Output

Serial: 1 Mini DIN-8

Speaker: mono 8 bit

Microphone: mono 8 bit

powerbook duo 230

The duo 230 was identical to the powerbook duo 210 with the exception of a faster 33 MHz 68030 processor.

 

The powerbook 180's specs are almost same for powerbook duo 230, except the duo 230 has a smaller display (9.1 inch). Its case design is identical to powerbook Duo 210, but it shipped with 33 MHz 68030. The powerbook Duo 230 had a 120MB SCSI hard disk drive. It was discontinued on July 27, 1994.