Macintosh PowerBook Duo 2300c

The Apple PowerBook Duo 2300c the last and fastest of the Duo line features a 100 MHz PowerPC 603e processor, 8 MB or 20 MB of RAM and either a 750 MB or 1.1 GB hard drive in a compact, lightweight portable case with a sharp 9.5″ color active-matrix display.

The PowerBook Duo 2300c/100 was the last Duo model and Apple did not again re-introduce a subnotebook until the unveiling of the PowerBook 2400c/180 two years later.

The PowerBook Duo series provides both a portable computer and the and the option to set up a full-powered desktop Macintosh by plugging the notebook into a compatible Duo Dock.

History of Macintosh PowerBook Duo 2300c is provided by EveryMac

Macintosh PowerBook Duo 2300c – General information

Overview
IntroducedAugust 1995
DiscontinuedFebruary 1997
Model Identifier118
Model NumberUnknown
Order NumberM4220LL/A
M4221LL/A
Price$3,700
$4,700
ColorsDark Grey
Weight4.8 Ibs.
2.721 KG
Dimensions1.5” H x 10.9” W x 8.5” D
3.81 cm H x 27.68 cm W x 21.6 cm D
Hardware
Processor
ProcessorPowerPC 603e
Processor Speed100 MHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores1
System Bus33 MHz
Cache16 KB L1
CoprocessorBuilt-in FPU
Storage & Media
Storage750 MB
1 GB
MediaNone
Memory
Built-in Memory8 MB
Maximum Memory56 MB
Memory Slots1 – Duo
Minimum Speed70 ns
ROMUnknown
Interleaving SupportNo
Display
Built-in Display9.5″ color active-matrix LCD
Resolutions640 x 400 – 16-bit
640 x 480 – 8-bit
Graphics
Graphics CardNone
Graphics MemoryNone
Display ConnectionNone
Expansion
Expansion SlotsModem
Dock 152-pin PDS
Hard Drive InterfaceSCSI or IDE
BaysN/A
Connections
Wi-FiNone
EthernetNone
Modem1 – Express Modem fax/modem card (Optional)
BluetoothNone
InfraredNone
ADBNone
Serial1
SCSI1 – HDI-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
DisplayNone
Keyboard and trackpad
KeyboardBuilt-in 64-key (U.S.) or 64-key (ISO) 3.0-mm travel keyboard
TrackpadBuilt-in trackpad pointing device
Software
Original OSSystem Software 7.5.2 (PowerBook 2300/5300/190 Enabler)
Maximum OSMac OS 9.1
FirmwareMacintosh ROM
Power
System BatteryPowerBook Duo Type III (NiMH)
Backup BatteryUnknown
Maximum Continuous Power36 W
Line VoltageUnknown
Power AdapterUnknown

Source: EveryMac, OldComputer, Apple

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