The Apple Macintosh PowerBook 100 is a notebook that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 1991 to 1992 as part of the Macintosh PowerBook series of Macintosh computers. The computer has been introduced on October 21, 1991, and its price started at $2500.
The new PowerBook features a 16 MHz Motorola 68000 processor, 9.8″ monochrome LCD display, 2 MB or 4 MB of RAM, and 20 MB or 40 MB hard drive.
This Macintosh has been discontinued on August 3, 1992.
Today Macintosh PowerBook 100 is 31 years old!
Macintosh PowerBook 100 Release Date and Original Price
|Introduced||October 21, 1991|
|Discontinued||August 3, 1992|
|Dimensions||1.8” H x 11” W x 8.5” D|
4.57 cm H x 27.94 cm W x 21.59 cm D
|Processor Speed||16 MHz|
|Number of Cores||1|
|System Bus||16 MHz|
Storage & Media
|Built-in Memory||2 MB|
|Maximum Memory||8 MB|
|Memory Slots||1 – PowerBook 1xx (70-pin connector)|
|Minimum Speed||100 ns|
|Built-in Display||9.8″ diagonal passive matrix reflective monochrome LCD display|
|Resolutions||640 x 400|
|Expansion Slots||Internal 20-pin connector for the optional 2400-baud modem card|
|Hard Drive Interface||40-pin SCSI|
|Audio Out||1 – 3.5-mm analog output jack|
1 – Built-in speaker
Keyboard and trackpad
|Keyboard||Built-in 64-key (U.S.) or 64-key (ISO) 3.0-mm travel keyboard|
|Trackpad||Built-in 25-mm trackball pointing device|
|System Battery||Sealed lead-acid 2.5-ampere-hour battery|
|Backup Battery||3 – 3.5 V lithium|
|Maximum Continuous Power||17 W|
Apple Support – Macintosh PowerBook 100: Technical Specifications