The PowerBook 1400

Codename: Epic
CPU: PowerPC 603e
CPU speed: 117/133/166 Mhz
FPU: integrated
motherboard RAM: 12/16/32 MB
maximum RAM: 64 MB
number of sockets: 1 -- unique slot (stackable)
minimum speed: 70 ns
ROM: 4 MB
VRAM: 512 k (upgradeable to 1 MB via 3rd party replacement card)
L1 cache: 16 k data, 16 k instruction
L2 cache: 128 k (none in 117 Mhz model)
data path: 64 bit
bus speed: 33.3 Mhz
slots: 2 Type II or 1 Type III PC Card, Ethernet/Video slot
SCSI: HDI-30
Serial Ports: 1
ADB: 1
Floppy: 1.44 MB SuperDrive
HD: 750 MB-1.3 GB
CD-ROM: 6x/8x/12x
Screen: 11.3" dual-scan (1400cs) or active matrix (1400c) SVGA (800x600)
Sound Output: stereo 16 bit, built-in stereo speaker
Sound Input: stereo 16 bit, built-in mono mic
Ethernet: none
Gestalt ID: 310
power: 45 Watts
Weight: 6.7 lbs.
Dimensions: 2" H x 11.5" W x 9" D
Min System Software: 7.5.3
Max System Software: 9.0
introduced: October 1996
terminated: early 1998

Announced in October 1996, The PowerBook 1400 was a partial answer to a number of questions about recent PowerBooks. Powered by the same 117 Mhz 603e as the 5300, The 1400 was the first PowerBook to include an internal CD-ROM drive (6X). The bay for the sleep-swapable drive could also accomidate a variety of other storage options, including MO and zip drives. The RAM came in stackable modules (another PowerBook 1st) allowing for up to 64 MB of RAM. The 1400 also included an Internal expansion slot for video-out or Ethernet cards, and two PC Card slots that could accommodate two Type II PC Cards or one Type III PC Card. Faster models with a small L2 cache and an 8x CD-ROM drive were also released. The 1400 was discontinued early in 1998.

Picture: Apple Corporate Site

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