The Apple Macintosh PowerBook 140 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 $2900.
The new PowerBook features a 16 MHz Motorola 68030 processor, 9.8″ monochrome LCD display, 2 MB or 4 MB of RAM, 20 MB / 40 MB or 80 MB hard drive, and 1.44 MB floppy drive.
This Macintosh has been discontinued on August 3, 1992.
Today Macintosh PowerBook 140 is 30 years old!
Macintosh PowerBook 140 Release Date and Original Price
|Introduced||October 21, 1991|
|Discontinued||August 3, 1992|
|Dimensions||2.25” H x 11.25” W x 9.3” D|
5.71 cm H x 28.57 cm W x 23.62 cm D
|Processor Speed||16 MHz|
|Number of Cores||1|
|System Bus||16 MHz|
|Cache||0.5 KB L1|
Storage & Media
|Media||1.44 MB floppy|
|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 LCD|
|Resolutions||640 x 400|
|Expansion Slots||Internal 20-pin connector for the optional 2400-baud modem card|
|Hard Drive Interface||30-pin SCSI|
|Audio In||1 – 3.5-mm analog input jack|
1 – Built-in microphone
|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||2.5-ampere-hour NiCad battery|
|Backup Battery||3 V lithium|
|Maximum Continuous Power||17 W|