powerbook 3400c

The powerbook 3400c was the swiftest laptop in the world. Using the powerpc 603e processor running at speeds of up to 240 MHz, this powerbook was the first to feature a pci architecture, edo memory and a 64-bit wide, 40 MHz internal bus. It was also the first powerbook to feature a pc-card slot capable of being used as a zoomed video port

Like all apple laptops since the powerbook 500 series, it featured a built-in trackpad as the pointing device. This last powerbook with powerpc architecture shipped with a 180, 200 and 240 MHz ppc processor and a 12.1" tft svga lcd.

powerbook 3400c

Minimum OS: 7.6.1

Maximum OS: 9.1

Introduced: February 1997

Terminated: Early 1998


CPU: PowerPC 603ev

CPU Speed: 180/200/240 MHz

FPU: integrated

Bus Speed: 40 MHz

Register Width: 32-bit

Data Bus Width: 64-bit

Address Bus Width: 32-bit

Level 1 Cache: 16 kB data, 16 kB instruction

Level 2 Cache: 256 kB


RAM Type: unique

Min RAM Speed: 60 ns

Onboard RAM: 16 MB

RAM slots: 1

Maximum RAM: 144 MB

Expansion Slots: 2 Type II or 1 Type III PC Card


Screen: 12.1" active matrix

Max Resolution: 16 bit 800x600

Video Out: HDI-15


Hard Drive: 1.3/2.0/3.0 GB

Floppy Drive: 1.4 MB SuperDrive

Optical Drive: 6x CD-ROM


ADB: 1

Serial: 1 Mini DIN-8


Audio Out: stereo 16 bit mini

Audio In: stereo 16 bit mini

Speaker: stereo

Microphone: mono