Macintosh PowerBook 165c

The Apple Macintosh PowerBook 165c is a notebook that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple in 1993 as part of the Macintosh PowerBook series of Macintosh computers. The computer has been introduced on February 10, 1993, and its price started at $2250.

The new PowerBook features a 33 MHz Motorola 68030 processor, Motorola 68882 FPU coprocessor, 8.9″ color LCD display, 4 MB of RAM, 80 MB or 160 MB hard drive, and 1.44 MB floppy drive.

This Macintosh has been discontinued on December 13, 1993.

Today Macintosh PowerBook 165c is 29 years old!

Macintosh Powerbook 165c
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Macintosh PowerBook 165c Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedFebruary 10, 1993
DiscontinuedDecember 13, 1993
Model Identifier50
Model NumberM4900LL/A
M4920LL/A
Original Price$2,250
$3,400
ColorsGrey
Weight6.8 Ibs. (180)
3.084 KG
7 Ibs. (180c)
3.175 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 Speed33 MHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores1
System Bus33 MHz
Cache0.5 KB L1
CoprocessorMotorola 68882 FPU

Storage & Media

Storage80 MB
120 MB
Media1.44 MB floppy

Memory

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

Display

Built-in Display8.9″ 8-bit color passive-matrix reflective LCD
Resolutions640 x 400

Graphics

Graphics CardNone
Graphics Memory512 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 Battery2.9-ampere-hour NiCad battery
Backup Battery3 V lithium
Maximum Continuous Power17 W
Line VoltageUnknown
Power AdapterUnknown

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References:
Apple Support – Macintosh PowerBook 165c: Technical Specifications