Model Detail - PowerBook G4 1.5GHz 12" Aluminum (2005)

The model PowerBook G4 1.5 12" gets it's power from a 1.5GHz PowerPC 7447a "G4" processor with "Velocity Engine" vector processing and 512k level 2 cache, 512MB of DDR-333 (PC2700) SDRAM installed as a pair of 256MB SODIMMs, a 60GB (M9690LL/A) or 80GB (M9691LL/A) Ultra ATA/100 5400 RPM hard drive, either a slot-loading 8X "Combo" drive (M9183LL/A) or 8X "SuperDrive" plus an NVIDIA GeForce FX Go5200 (4X AGP) graphics processor sporting 64MB of VRAM driving a 1024x768 12.1" XGA display.
Ports and connectivity include 1 Firewire 400, 1 800 port plus built-in Bluetooth 2.0+EDR, AirPort Extreme (802.11g). BTO "Build to Order" variants were also offered.

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MAIN SPECS
Processor Speed 1.5GHz
First Build Date 1/31/2005
Last Build Date 5/16/2006
Built-in Display 12.1" TFT XGA
Model Identifier PowerBook6,8
Apple Order Number M9690LL/A
Apple Model Number A1104 (EMC 2030)
Form Factor PowerBook G4 12"
Apple Subfamily 12" 1.5GHz
EXPAND / UPGRADE
Standard RAM
512MB
Maximum RAM
1.25GB
RAM Slots1
RAM SpecsPC2700 DDR-333
RAM Speed333MHz
Standard Storage Drive
60, 80GB (5400 RPM)
Maximum Storage Drive
500GB
Storage Drive Interface Ultra ATA/100
SYSTEM
Processor Type PowerPC 7447a (G4)
Processors / Cores 1
Geekbench Rating 725
Turbo Boost Speed N/A
Custom Speeds N/A
Architecture 32-Bit
Processor Upgradeable No / Soldered
FPU Integrated
Integrated System RAM 256MB
Standard RAM 512MB
Maximum RAM 1.25GB
RAM Slots 1
RAM Specs PC2700 DDR-333
RAM Speed 333MHz
System Bus Speed 167MHz
Cache Bus Speed 1.5GHz (Built-in)
ROM / Firmware Type Open Firmware
EFI Architecture 1MB
L1 Cache 64k
L2 / L3 Cache 512k (on chip)
VIDEO / GRAPHICS
Video Card GeForce FX Go5200
VRAM Type DDR SDRAM
Standard VRAM 64MB
Maximum VRAM 64MB
Native Resolution 1024x768
Multi Display Support Dual/ Mirroring
Multi Display Max Resolution 2048x1536
STORAGE
Standard Storage Drive 60, 80GB (5400 RPM)
Maximum Storage Drive 500GB
Storage Drive Interface Ultra ATA/100
Optical Disk 8X "Combo Drive"
Floppy / Zip Drive None
Ports
AirPort 802.11b/g (Standard)
Bluetooth 2.0+EDR
Video / Multi-IO 1 (Mini-DVI)
Thunderbolt Ports / Spec None
USB Ports / Spec 2 (2.0)
Firewire Ports / Spec 1 (400)
Ethernet (RJ-45) 10/100Base-T
Modem (RJ-11) 56k v.92
Headphone None
Microphone 1 (Internal)
Audio In 1
Audio Out 1
Keyboard Full-size
Mouse / Trackpad Trackpad
Expansion Slots None
Expansion Bays None
LEGACY PORTS
SCSI None
S-Video Input None
S-Video Output 1
Floppy None
ADB None
Serial None
Geoport None
OPERATING SYSTEM
Pre-Installed MacOS X 10.3.7
Maximum MacOS OSX 10.5.8
MacOS 9 Support N/A
Windows Support N/A
Minimum Windows Classic Mode Only
Maximum Windows Emulation Only
POWER
Battery Type 50 W h LiIon
Battery Life 5 Hours
Power Adapter 1
PHYSICAL
Case Type Notebook
Dimensions 1.18 x 10.9 x 8.6
Weight 4.6 lbs (2.1 kg)
Original Price USD US$1499, US$1699
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