TITLE

Macintosh Portable

PUB. DATE
April 2016
SOURCE
Computer Desktop Encyclopedia;Apr2016, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
The first portable version of the Mac. Introduced in 1989, it was essentially a fast Mac SE with a floppy disk and optional hard disk. It used a 16 MHz Motorola 68000 CPU and monochrome LCD screen. The machine was not popular, primarily because of its USD $6,500 price tag and hefty 16 pounds, mostly due to the weight of the rechargeable lead acid batteries. See PowerBook, iBook and Macintosh.
ACCESSION #
114225925

 

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