The PowerBook 540/540c

Codename: Blackbird, SR-71, Spruce Goose
CPU: MC68LC040
CPU speed: 33 Mhz
FPU: none
motherboard RAM: 4 MB
maximum RAM: 36 MB
number of sockets: 1 -- unique slot
minimum speed: 70 ns
ROM: 2 MB
L1 cache: 8 k
L2 cache: n/a
data path: 32 bit
bus speed: 33 Mhz
slots: modem, optional type II/III PC Card bay
SCSI: HDI-30
Serial Ports: 1
ADB: 1
Floppy: 1.44 MB SuperDrive
HD: 240-500 MB
CD-ROM: none
Screen: active matrix 9.5" LCD 8 bit (64 Grays) 640x480 (540)
active matrix 9.5" LCD 8 bit (256 colors) 640x480 (540c)
Sound Output: stereo 16 bit (built-in speakers)
Sound Input: stereo 16 bit (built in mono mic)
Ethernet: AAUI-15
Gestalt ID: 72
power: 40 Watts
Weight: 7.1 lbs.
Dimensions: 2.3" H x 11.5" W x 9.7" D
Min System Software: 7.1.1
Max System Software: 8.1
introduced: May 1994
terminated: October 1994 (540)/August 1995 (540c)

Introduced in May 1994 alongside the 520/c, the PowerBook 540/c was the most powerful PowerBook of its time. The 540 was priced at $3,160, and the 540c cost $4,840.

Picture: Apple Corporate Site

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