The PowerBook 140

Codename: Tim LC, Tim Lite, Leary, Replacements
CPU: MC68030
CPU speed: 16 Mhz
FPU: None
motherboard RAM: 2 MB
maximum RAM: 8 MB
number of sockets: 1 -- unique slot
minimum speed: 100 ns
ROM: 1 MB
L1 cache: 0.5 k
L2 cache: n/a
data path: 32 bit
bus speed: 16 Mhz
slots: modem
SCSI: HDI-30
Serial Ports: 2
ADB: 1
Floppy: 1.44 MB SuperDrive
HD: 40-80 MB
CD-ROM: none
Screen: Passive Matrix 1 bit (B&W) 640x400 built-in
Sound Output: mono 8 bit
Sound Input: mono 8 bit
Ethernet: none
Gestalt ID: 25
power: 17 Watts
Weight: 6.8 lbs.
Dimensions: 2.25" H x 11.25" W x 9.3" D
Min System Software: 7.0.1
Max System Software: 7.6.1
introduced: October 1991
terminated: August 1992

Introduced in October 1991, The PowerBook 140 was a 68030 (16 MHz) counterpart to the PowerBook 100. It also included an internal floppy drive, a feature that the 100 lacked. Despite the problems inherent in the passive matrix screen, the PowerBook 140 was a remarkably viable machine. It sold for $2,000, and was discontinued in August 1992, when it was replaced by the PowerBook 145.

Picture: AppleDesign

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