Model Detail - PowerBook G3 250MHz Kanga / 3500 (Late 1997)

The model PowerBook G3 250 ”Original“(Kanga) gets it's power from a 250MHz PowerPC 750 "G3" processor with a 512k "backside" level 2 cache, 32MB of RAM, 2MB of VRAM, a 5.0GB hard drive, a 20X tray-loading CD-ROM drive including a 12.1" passive matrix display all housed in a solid black poly case.

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MAIN SPECS
Processor Speed 250MHz
First Build Date 11/10/1997
Last Build Date 3/14/1998
Built-in Display 12.1" TFT
Model Identifier N/A
Apple Order Number M5993LL/A
Apple Model Number M3553 (EMC None)
Form Factor PowerBook 3400
Apple Subfamily Original/Kanga
EXPAND / UPGRADE
Standard RAM
32MB
Maximum RAM
160MB
RAM Slots1
RAM SpecsPowerBook G3
RAM Speed60 ns
Standard Storage Drive
5.0GB
Maximum Storage Drive
250GB
Storage Drive Interface ATA
SYSTEM
Processor Type PowerPC 750 (G3)
Processors / Cores 1
Geekbench Rating N/A
Turbo Boost Speed N/A
Custom Speeds N/A
Architecture 32-Bit
Processor Upgradeable No / Soldered
FPU Integrated
Integrated System RAM 32MB
Standard RAM 32MB
Maximum RAM 160MB
RAM Slots 1
RAM Specs PowerBook G3
RAM Speed 60 ns
System Bus Speed 50MHz
Cache Bus Speed 100MHz (2.5:1)
ROM / Firmware Type Macintosh ROM
EFI Architecture 4MB
L1 Cache 64k
L2 / L3 Cache 512k (backside)
VIDEO / GRAPHICS
Video Card N/A
VRAM Type Onboard
Standard VRAM 2MB
Maximum VRAM 2MB
Native Resolution 800x600
Multi Display Support N/A
Multi Display Max Resolution N/A
STORAGE
Standard Storage Drive 5.0GB
Maximum Storage Drive 250GB
Storage Drive Interface ATA
Optical Disk 20X CD-ROM
Floppy / Zip Drive 1.44MB (Manual)
Ports
AirPort None
Bluetooth None
Video / Multi-IO 1 (HDI-15)
Thunderbolt Ports / Spec None
USB Ports / Spec None
Firewire Ports / Spec None
Ethernet (RJ-45) 10Base-T
Modem (RJ-11) 33.6k
Headphone None
Microphone 1 (Internal)
Audio In 1
Audio Out 1
Keyboard Full-size
Mouse / Trackpad Trackpad
Expansion Slots 2 Type II PC Card
Expansion Bays 1 3.5", 1 5.25"
LEGACY PORTS
SCSI 1 (HDI-30)
S-Video Input None
S-Video Output None
Floppy None
ADB 1
Serial None
Geoport 1
OPERATING SYSTEM
Pre-Installed MacOS 8
Maximum MacOS 9.1
MacOS 9 Support N/A
Windows Support N/A
Minimum Windows Boot Only
Maximum Windows Emulation Only
POWER
Battery Type 47 W h LiIon
Battery Life 2-4 Hours
Power Adapter 1
PHYSICAL
Case Type Notebook
Dimensions 2.4 x 11.5 x 9.5
Weight 7.5 lbs (3.4 kg)
Original Price USD US$5700
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