PowerBook 520

CPU

CPU: Motorola MC68LC040

CPU Speed: 25 MHz

Bus Speed: 25 MHz

Data Path: 32 bit

ROM: 2 MB

RAM Type: unique

Minimum RAM Speed: 70 ns

Onboard RAM: 4 MB

RAM slots: 1

Maximum RAM: 36 MB

Level 1 Cache: 8 kB

Expansion Slots: modem, optional type II/III PC Card bay



Video

Screen: 9.5" passive matrix FSTN

Max Resolution: 4 bit grayscale 640x480



Storage

Hard Drive: 130-320 MB

Floppy Drive: 1.4 MB SuperDrive



Input/Output

ADB: 2

Serial: 1

SCSI: HDI-30

Audio Out: stereo 16 bit mini

Audio In: stereo 16 bit mini

Speaker: stereo

Microphone: mono



Networking

Ethernet: AAUI-15



Miscellaneous

Codename: BlackBird LC

Gestalt ID: 72

Power: 40 Watts

Dimensions: 2.3" H x 11.5" W x 9.7" D

Weight: 6.3 lbs.

Maximum OS: 8.1

Minimum OS: 7.1.1

Introduced: May 1994

Terminated: June 1995

Introduced in May 1994, the PowerBook 520 was the first PowerBook with '040 power. A trackpad replaced the rolling ball in older PowerBooks, and the 520 had a built-in microphone and stereo speaker. The 520 was priced at $2,270 with an passive-matrix 4-bit grayscale screen.