Macintosh PowerBook 160

The Apple Macintosh PowerBook 160 is a notebook that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 1992 to 1993 as part of the Macintosh PowerBook series of Macintosh computers. The computer has been introduced on October 19, 1992, and its price started at $2480.

The new PowerBook features a 25 MHz Motorola 68030 processor, 9.8″ monochrome LCD display, 4 MB of RAM, 40 MB / 80 MB or 120 MB hard drive, and 1.44 MB floppy drive.

This Macintosh has been discontinued on August 16, 1993.

Today Macintosh PowerBook 160 is 29 years old!

Macintosh PowerBook 160
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Macintosh PowerBook 160 Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedOctober 19, 1992
DiscontinuedAugust 16, 1993
Model Identifier34
Model NumberM4500LL/A (40 MB hard drive)
M4510LL/A (80 MB hard drive)
M4520LL/A (120 MB hard drive)
Original Price$2,480
ColorsGrey
Weight6.8 Ibs.
3.084 KG
Dimensions2.25” H x 11.25” W x 9.3” D
5.71 cm H x 28.57 cm W x 23.62 cm D

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorMotorola 68030
Processor Speed25 MHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores1
System Bus25 MHz
Cache0.5 KB L1
CoprocessorNone

Storage & Media

Storage40 MB
80 MB
120 MB
Media1.44 MB floppy

Memory

Built-in Memory4 MB of PSRAM
Maximum Memory14 MB
Memory Slots1 – PowerBook 1xx (70-pin connector)
Minimum Speed85 ns
ROMUnknown
Interleaving SupportNo

Display

Built-in Display9.8″ diagonal passive matrix reflective LCD
Resolutions640 x 400

Graphics

Graphics CardNone
Graphics Memory128 KB
Display Connection1 – Mini-15

Expansion

Expansion SlotsInternal 20-pin connector for the optional 2400-baud modem card
Hard Drive Interface40-pin SCSI
BaysUnknown

Software

Original OSSystem Software 7.1
Maximum OSMac OS 7.6.1
FirmwareMacintosh ROM

Connections

Wi-FiNone
EthernetNone
ModemNone
BluetoothNone
ADB1
Serial2
SCSIHDI-30
Floppy PortNone
Audio In1 – 3.5-mm analog input jack
1 – Built-in microphone
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm analog output jack
1 – Built-in speaker
InfraredNone
Display1 – Mini-15

Keyboard and trackpad

KeyboardBuilt-in 64-key (U.S.) or 64-key (ISO) 3.0-mm travel keyboard
TrackpadBuilt-in 25-mm trackball pointing device

Power

System Battery2.5-ampere-hour NiCad battery
Backup Battery3 V lithium
Maximum Continuous Power17 W
Line VoltageUnknown
Power AdapterUnknown

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