Apple PowerBook 1400c/133 Specs
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The Apple Macintosh PowerBook 1400c/133 features a 133 MHz PowerPC 603e processor, 16 MB of RAM, a 1.0 GB or 1.3 GB hard drive, and a 6X or 8X CD-ROM drive in a black portable case with a 11.3" color active-matrix display.
The PowerBook 1400c/133 built-in display supports 16-bit color and the computer also can support up-to 8-bit color on an external monitor with an optional video card.
The PowerBook 1400c/133 is similar to the PowerBook 1400cs/133, but the cs has a lower quality dual-scan display.
The PowerBook 1400 series was the first PowerBook line to introduce an internal CD-ROM drive, "stackable" memory modules, and "BookCovers" to customize the look of each PowerBook.
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||November 20, 1996
||December 13, 1997
||The "Introduction Date" refers to the date a model was introduced via press release. The "Discontinued Date" refers to the date a model either was replaced by a subsequent system or production otherwise ended.
Also see: All Macs introduced in 1996.
||This model has a 32-bit processor and a 64-bit data path.
||PowerBook 1400 PDS
|System Bus Speed:
||Cache Bus Speed:
||Min. RAM Speed:
||*Two 70 ns PowerBook 1400 series specific DRAM cards can be "piggy backed" in a single slot.
||A maximum of 56 MB of RAM is possible with the 16 MB of onboard RAM, one 24 MB memory card and a second 16 MB memory card. Curiously, unlike the slower PowerBook 1400cs/117 and 1400c/117, installing two 24 MB memory cards will not work and will result in a memory test failure at startup.
Also see: Actual Max RAM of All G3 & Later Macs.
||*16 MB of RAM is onboard. Although the system only has one RAM slot, it supports "piggy backing" of as many as two memory cards.
||*Default video function provided by onboard VRAM.
||*In addition to the onboard memory for the internal display, this model can hold an optional 512k video card to support an external color display.
||11.3" color active-matrix (16-bit, thousands of colors) SVGA LCD.
|2nd Display Support:
||2nd Max. Resolution:
||*By default, this model does not support an external display. However, with the installation of an optional video card, it can support one.
|Standard Hard Drive:
||1.0 GB, 1.3 GB
||Int. HD Interface:
||1.44 MB (Manual)
||Swappable CD-ROM bay also supports a Zip drive, second hard drive or second battery along with other third-party options.
||An internal optional 33.6k modem was offered.
||2 Type II PC Card*
||*2 Type II PC Card (1 Type III).|
**The CD-ROM bay holds PowerBook 1400 series specific removable modules that can be swapped with other removable storage drives, hard drives, and batteries.
|Apple Order No:
|Apple Model No:
||Please note that these identifiers commonly refer to multiple models.
Also see: All Macs with the M3571 Model Number and 310 Gestalt ID.
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|Original Mac OS:
||Supported Mac OS:
||Earlier and later versions of the Macintosh System/Finder and Mac OS are not supported.
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||2.0 x 11.5 x 9.0
||6.6 lbs (2.99 kg)
||In inches while closed - height by width by depth, (5.1 cm, 29.2 cm, 22.9 cm).
|Original Price (US):
||Est. Current Retail:
||Photo Credit: Apple Computer, Inc.
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