Power Macintosh 5400

The Power Macintosh 5400 is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 1996 to 1998 as part of the Power Macintosh series of Macintosh computers. The computer has been introduced on April 13, 1996, and its price started at $1500.

The new Power Macintosh 5400 features a 120 MHz / 180 MHz or 200 MHz PowerPC 603e processor, 15″ Color CRT display, 16 MB or 24 MB of RAM, 1.2 GB or 1.6 GB hard drive, 4x CD-ROM or 8x CD-ROM drive, and 1.44 MB floppy drive.

This Macintosh has been discontinued on March 31, 1998.

Today Power Macintosh 5400 is 26 years old!

Power Macintosh 5400
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Power Macintosh 5400 Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedApril 13, 1996 (120 MHz)
February 17, 1997 (180 MHz & 200 MHz)
DiscontinuedFebruary 17, 1997 (120 MHz)
March 31, 1998 (180 MHz & 200 MHz)
Model Identifier74
Model NumberM3046
Order NumberM5161LL/A
M5686LL/A
M5162LL/A
M5686LL/B
M5823LL/A
Original Price$1,500
$1,700
ColorsPlatinum
Weight47 Ibs.
21.318 KG
Dimensions17.5” H x 15.1” W x 16” D
44.45 cm H x 38.35 cm W x 40.64 cm D

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorPowerPC 603e
Processor Speed120 MHz
180 MHz
200 MHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores1
System Bus40 MHz
Cache32 KB L1
256 KB L2
CoprocessorBuilt-in FPU

Storage & Media

Storage1.2 GB
1.6 GB
Media1 – 1.44 MB Floppy
1 – 4x CD-ROM or 8x CD-ROM

Memory

Built-in Memory16 MB
24 MB
Maximum Memory64 MB
Memory Slots2 – 72 pin SIMM
Minimum Speed80 ns
ROMUnknown
Interleaving SupportNo

Display

Built-in Display15″ Shadow Mask RGB CRT display
Resolution640×480 at 16-bit
800×600 at 8-bit
832×624 at 8-bit

Graphics

Graphics CardNone
Graphics Memory1 MB
Display Connection1 – DB-15 (Optional)

Expansion

Expansion Slots1 – LC PDS (Cache Bus)
1 – Comm. Slot
1 – Video I/O
1 – TV Tuner
Hard Drive InterfaceIDE

Connections

EthernetNone
ModemNone
ADB1
Serial2
SCSI1 – DB-25
Floppy PortNone
Audio In1 – 3.5-mm analog input jack
1 – Built-in microphone
Audio Out2 – 3.5-mm analog output jack
2 – Built-in speaker
Display1 – DB-15 (Optional)

Software

Original OSSystem Software 7.5.3
Maximum OSMac OS 9.1
FirmwareMacintosh ROM

Power

Backup Battery4.5 V Alkaline
Maximum Continuous Power125 W
Line Voltage100-240 V

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References:
Apple Support – Power Macintosh 5400/120: Technical Specifications
Apple Support – Power Macintosh 5400/180: Technical Specifications
Apple Support – Power Macintosh 5400/200: Technical Specifications