Apple Macintosh PowerBook
I N F O R M A T I O N _&_ R E S O U R C E _A R C H I V E

 

technical literature specifications user users user's guide developer note service source repair manual
T E C H N I C A L _L I T E R A T U R E

PowerBook 1XX Series
PowerBook 100
PowerBook 140
PowerBook 170
PowerBook 145
PowerBook 160
PowerBook 180
PowerBook 165c
PowerBook 145b
PowerBook 180c
PowerBook 165
PowerBook 150
 
PowerBook Duo Series
PowerBook Duo 210
PowerBook Duo 230
PowerBook Duo 250
PowerBook Duo 270c
PowerBook Duo 280
PowerBook Duo 280c
PowerBook Duo 2300c
PowerBook Duo Dock
PowerBook Duo Dock II
PowerBook Duo Dock Plus
PowerBook Duo MiniDock
 
PowerBook 500 Series
PowerBook 520
PowerBook 520c
PowerBook 540
PowerBook 540c
PowerBook 550c
User's Guide
Developer Note
 
PowerBook 190/5300 Series
PowerBook 190/66
PowerBook 190cs/66
PowerBook 5300/100
PowerBook 5300c/100
PowerBook 5300cs/100
PowerBook 5300ce/117
 
PowerBook X400 Series
PowerBook 1400c/117
PowerBook 1400cs/117
PowerBook 1400c/133
PowerBook 3400c/180
PowerBook 3400c/200
PowerBook 3400c/240
PowerBook 2400c/180
Powerbook 1400cs/133
PowerBook 1400c/166
PowerBook 1400cs/166
PowerBook 2400c/240
 
PowerBook G3
PowerBook G3
PowerBook G3 Series (233 MHz/0 cache)
PowerBook G3 Series (250 MHz)
PowerBook G3 Series (292 MHz)
PowerBook G3 Series (233 MHz/512K cache)
Developer Note
PowerBook G3 Series (266 MHz)
Developer Note
PowerBook G3 Series (300 MHz)
Developer Note
PowerBook G3 Series (Bronze Keyboard, 333 MHz)
PowerBook G3 Series (Bronze Keyboard, 400 MHz)
PowerBook (FireWire, 400 MHz)
PowerBook (FireWire, 500 MHz)
 
PowerBook G4 (Titanium)
PowerBook G4 (400 MHz)
PowerBook G4 (500 MHz)
PowerBook G4 (Gigabit Ethernet, 550 MHz)
PowerBook G4 (Gigabit Ethernet, 667 MHz)
PowerBook G4 (DVI, 667 MHz)
PowerBook G4 (DVI, 800 MHz)
PowerBook G4 (867 MHz)
PowerBook G4 (1.0 GHz)
 
PowerBook G4 (Aluminum)
PowerBook G4 (12" 867 MHz)
PowerBook G4 (17" 1.0 GHz)
PowerBook G4 (12" 1.0 GHz, DVI)
User's Guide
PowerBook G4 (15" 1.0 GHz, FW 800)
User's Guide
PowerBook G4 (15" 1.25 GHz)
User's Guide
PowerBook G4 (17" 1.33 GHz)
User's Guide
PowerBook G4 (12" 1.33 GHz)
PowerBook G4 (15" 1.33 GHz)
PowerBook G4 (15" 1.5 GHz)
PowerBook G4 (17" 1.5 GHz)
PowerBook G4 (12" 1.5 GHz)
PowerBook G4 (15" 1.5 GHz, backlit keyboard)
PowerBook G4 (15" 1.67 GHz)
PowerBook G4 (17" 1.67 GHz)
PowerBook G4 (15" 1.67 GHz, Double-Layer SD)
PowerBook G4 (17" 1.67 GHz, Double-Layer SD)

 

firmware and software

F I R M W A R E_ & _S O F T W A R E

Firmware  
PowerBook Firmware Update 2.7 MacBinary self-mounting image
2.3 MB
PowerBook Firmware Update 4.1.8 MacBinary self-mounting image
7.4 MB
PowerBook G4 Firmware Update 4.2.9 MacBinary self-mounting image
12.8 MB
   
Battery  
Aluminum PowerBook Battery Update 1.1 Disk image
420 KB
Battery Reset 2.0 MacBinary self-mounting image
700 KB
Battery Tools 2.0 MacBinary self-mounting image
80 KB
Battery Update 1.1 Disk image
144 KB
Duo Battery Patch 1.0 MacBinary self-mounting image
28 KB
Intelligent Battery Update MacBinary self-mounting image
35 KB
   
Ports & Connectivity  
Apple Ethernet Speed and Duplex Tool 6.2.1 MacBinary self-mounting image
124 KB
Apple Modem Update 2.0 MacBinary self-mounting image
1.0 MB
Ethernet Update 1.0 MacBinary self-mounting image
11.8 MB
FireWire 2.2.2 and FireWire 2.3.3 MacBinary self-mounting image
3.2 MB
G3 Ethernet (Built-In) driver 2.0.4 MacBinary self-mounting image
168 KB
PB 1400 Floppy Update 1.0.2 MacBinary self-mounting image
35 KB
PB 1400 HD Updater 1.0 MacBinary self-mounting image
28 KB
PB 1400 ATA Flash 1.0 MacBinary self-mounting image
39 KB
PC Card Software 2.0 MacBinary self-mounting image
714 KB
PowerBook 3400 Modem AT Commands & S-Registers MacBinary self-mounting image
69 KB
PowerBook G3 Series Modem Extension 1.0.2 MacBinary self-mounting image
260 KB
USB Mass Storage Support 1.3.5 MacBinary self-mounting image
1.3 MB
   
Video & Graphics  
Apple DVD Software Update 1.1 MacBinary self-mounting image
3.7 MB
ATI Video Software Update 1.0 MacBinary self-mounting image
1.1 MB
Display Enabler 2.4.1 MacBinary self-mounting image
4.9 MB
PowerBook G4 DVD Player Update MacBinary self-mounting image
1.9 MB
PowerBook G4 Graphics Update 1.0 Disk image
2.1 MB
PowerBook ZoomedVideo Update 1.3 MacBinary disk image
28 KB
   
Optical Drive    
PowerBook G3 DVD-ROM Update 1.0 MacBinary self-mounting image
388 KB
PowerBook G4 Titanium DVD-ROM Update 1.0 MacBinary self-mounting image
8.6 MB
Slot Combo Drive Update 1.0 MacBinary disk image
628 KB
SuperDrive Firmware Update 2.0 Disk image
7.3 MB
     
Miscellaneous    
Apple Remote Access 3.0.1 Client Updater MacBinary self-mounting image
172 KB
Location Manager 1.0 MacBinary self-mounting image
477 KB
Mac OS ROM Update 1.0 MacBinary self-mounting image
1.9 MB
Mac OS 7.6.1 Update for PowerBook 3400 MacBinary self-mounting image
12.4 MB
Password Security 1.0.6 MacBinary self-mounting image
75 KB
PB 1400 PMU Updater 1.0.1 MacBinary self-mounting image
39 KB
PowerBook 150 Update 1.0 MacBinary self-mounting image
25 KB
PowerBook 2300c Update 1.0 MacBinary self-mounting image
20 KB
PowerBook VM Tuner 1.0 MacBinary self-mounting image
26 KB
Sleep Memory Extension 1.0 MacBinary self-mounting image
116 KB
Trackpad Climate Control 1.1 MacBinary self-mounting image
25 KB

 

diagnostic utilities

D I A G N O S T I C_ U T I L I T I E S

Apple Hardware Test 1.2.3 Stuffed disk image (SITX)
8.9 MB
Apple Hardware Test 1.2.3 Read Me Rich Text Document
12 KB
Apple Hardware Test 1.2.3 Error Codes Portable Document Format
88 KB
   
Apple Hardware Test 2.5.2 Stuffed disk image (SITX)
12.9 MB
Apple Hardware Test 2.5.2 Read Me Portable Document Format
40 KB
Apple Hardware Test 2.5.2 Error Codes Portable Document Format
88 KB
   
Apple Service Diagnostic 2.1.4 Stuffed disk image (SITX)
160.3 MB
Apple Service Diagnostic 2.1.4 Read Me Portable Document Format
108 KB
   
Apple Service Diagnostic 2.1.5 Stuffed disk image (SITX)
160.4 MB
Apple Service Diagnostic 2.1.5 Read Me Portable Document Format
108 KB
   
Apple Service Diagnostic 2.5.8 Stuffed disk image (SITX)
209.1 MB
Apple Service Diagnostic 2.5.8 Read Me Portable Document Format
56 KB
   
Apple Service Diagnostic 2.6.3 Stuffed disk image (SITX)
330.4 MB
Apple Service Diagnostic 2.6.3 Read Me Portable Document Format
56 KB
   
Blank Board Serializer 3T106 Stuffed disk image (SITX)
10.8 MB
Blank Board Serializer 3T106 Read Me Portable Document Format
16 KB

 

product photography

P R O D U C T _P H O T O G R A P H Y

PowerBook G3 Series  
PowerBook G3 Series — 12-inch screen CMYK TIFF; 1524 x 1012 @ 120dpi
1.6 MB
PowerBook G3 Series — Box CMYK TIFF; 491 x 450 @ 72dpi
168 KB
PowerBook G3 Series — "L" CMYK TIFF; 720 x 720 @ 72dpi
436 KB
PowerBook G3 Series — "V" CMYK TIFF; 750 x 750 @ 150 dpi
448 KB
       
PowerBook G3 Series (Bronze Keyboard)      
PowerBook G3 Series (Bronze Keyboard) — Open CMYK EPS; 1753 x 2264 @ 341dpi
2.6 MB
PowerBook G3 Series (Bronze Keyboard) — Skinny CMYK EPS; 1250 x 3301 @ 300dpi
2.8 MB
       
PowerBook (FireWire)      
PowerBook G3 (FireWire) — Camera RGB TIFF; 1435 x 706 @ 287dpi
812 KB
PowerBook G3 (FireWire) — Open RGB TIFF; 1125 x 1180 @ 281dpi
440 KB
       
PowerBook G4 (Titanium)      
PowerBook G4 (c. 2001) — Front (black) CMYK EPS; 3000 x 2348 @ 300dpi
1.1 MB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2001) — Front (image) CMYK EPS; 3833 x 3000 @ 300dpi
5.7 MB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2001) — Front (OS X) CMYK EPS; 2500 x 1957 @ 300dpi
1.9 MB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2001) — Side (closed) CMYK EPS; 545 x 3000 @ 300dpi
264 KB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2001) — Side (open) CMYK EPS; 1601 x 1800 @ 300dpi
152 KB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2001) — Three-quarter CMYK EPS; 3000 x 2208 @ 300dpi
784 KB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2002) — Cinema Display (left) CMYK TIFF; 1500 x 1128 @ 300dpi
2.0 MB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2002) — Cinema Display (right) CMYK TIFF; 1800 x 1029 @ 300dpi
1.9 MB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2002) — Front (DVD Studio Pro) RGB TIFF; 1340 x 1050 @ 300dpi
1.6 MB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2002) — Front (Final Cut Pro) CMYK TIFF; 1500 x 1176 @ 300dpi
2.7 MB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2002) — Paris CMYK TIFF; 2213 x 1357 @ 300dpi
2.2 MB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2002) — Three-quarter (front) CMYK TIFF; 2400 x 1767 @ 300 dpi
2.7 MB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2002) — Three-quarter (rear) CMYK TIFF; 1500 x 1406 @ 300dpi
1.9 MB
       
PowerBook G4 (Aluminum, 12-inch)      
PowerBook G4 (c. 2003) — Family CMYK TIFF; 2000 x 826 @ 400dpi
1.7 MB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2003) — Front (iPhoto) CMYK TIFF; 2262 x 1800 @ 300dpi
4.9 MB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2003) — Front (iTunes, v1) CMYK TIFF; 2100 x 1659 @ 300dpi
2.0 MB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2003) — Front (iTunes, v2) CMYK TIFF; 1800 x 1193 @ 400dpi
2.4 MB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2003) — Front (OS X) CMYK TIFF; 2400 x 1858 @ 300dpi
2.7 MB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2003) — Front (Safari) CMYK TIFF; 2100 x 1630 @ 300dpi
2.4 MB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2003) — Top (w/ 17-inch) CMYK TIFF; 3000 x 1800 @ 300dpi
5.4 MB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2004) — Family CMYK TIFF; 2400 x 1015 @ 400dpi
2.4 MB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2004) — Front (iTunes) CMYK TIFF; 2400 x 1800 @ 400dpi
3.5 MB
       
PowerBook G4 (Aluminum, 15-inch)      
PowerBook G4 (c. 2003) — Family CMYK TIFF; 2000 x 826 @ 400dpi
1.7 MB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2003) — Three-quarter CMYK TIFF; 3000 x 2252 @ 300dpi
5.7 MB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2003) — Top CMYK TIFF; 1434 x 900 @ 185dpi
2.1 MB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2004) — Family CMYK TIFF; 2400 x 1015 @ 400dpi
2.4 MB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2004) — Three-quarter CMYK TIFF; 2400 x 1745 @ 400dpi
3.8 MB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2005) — Three-quarter CMYK TIFF; 2400 x 1745 @ 400dpi
3.5 MB
       
PowerBook G4 (Aluminum, 17-inch)      
PowerBook G4 (c. 2003) — Family CMYK TIFF; 2000 x 826 @ 400dpi
1.7 MB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2003) — Front (Final Cut Pro) CMYK TIFF; 3040 x 1800 @ 300dpi
5.9 MB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2003) — Front (OS X) CMYK TIFF; 3204 x 2250 @ 300dpi
4.7 MB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2003) — Side CMYK TIFF; 3900 x 1800 @ 300dpi
2.2 MB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2003) — Top CMYK TIFF; 2400 x 1601 @ 300dpi
5.6 MB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2003) — Top (w/ 12-inch) CMYK TIFF; 3000 x 1800 @ 300dpi
5.4 MB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2004) — Family CMYK TIFF; 2400 x 1015 @ 400dpi
2.4 MB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2004) — Front (Final Cut Pro) CMYK TIFF; 1766 x 1104 @ 400dpi
1.9 MB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2004) — Front (OS X) CMYK TIFF; 1574 x 1010 @ 400dpi
972 KB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2005) — Front (OS X) CMYK TIFF; 2400 x 1579 @ 400dpi
3.8 MB
PowerBook G4 (c. 2005) — Front (Sydney) CMYK TIFF; 2400 x 1500 @ 400dpi
4.4 MB

 

quicktime video and virtual reality

Q U I C K T I M E_V I D E O_A N D_V I R T U A L_R E A L I T Y

Introduction videos  
PowerBook G4 (Titanium—MacWorld SF 2001) MOV; 5:06; 240 x 180 @ 10fps
12 MB
12-inch and 17-inch PowerBook G4 (2003) MOV; 7:34; 480 x 360 @ 15fps
51.7 MB
       
Commercials      
Steamroller (PowerBook G3 Series) MOV; 0:30; 318 x 238 @ 24fps
2.2 MB
It May Be (Titanium PowerBook G4) MOV; 0:30; 480 x 360 @ 24fps
4.3 MB
Presenting (12-inch and 17-inch PowerBook G4) MOV; 0:55; 480 x 360 @ 15fps
6.9 MB
It's Enormous (12-inch and 17-inch PowerBook G4) MOV; 0:30; 480 x 360 @ 15fps
3.7 MB
       
QuickTime Virtual Reality      
PowerBook 3400c QTVR MOV; 200 x 150
540 KB
PowerBook G3 ("Kanga") QTVR MOV; 320 x 198
2.7 MB
Features (PowerBook G3 Series) MOV; 1:16; 300 x 199 @ 15fps
1.9 MB
Vertical (G3 Series—Bronze Keyboard; c. 1999) QTVR MOV; 360 x 480
692 KB
Vertical (G3 Series—Bronze Keyboard; c. 2000) QTVR MOV; 360 x 537
716 KB
PowerBook G3 Series—Bronze Keyboard; c. 2000 QTVR MOV; 480 x 409
3.9 MB
PowerBook G4 (Titanium)—OS X 10.1 QTVR MOV; 480 x 529
3.3 MB
PowerBook G4 (Titanium)—OS X 10.2 QTVR MOV; 480 x 540
4.3 MB
PowerBook G4 (Aluminum, 12-inch), January 2003 QTVR MOV; 480 x 540
5.3 MB
PowerBook G4 (Aluminum, 17-inch), January 2003 QTVR MOV; 480 x 540
5.1 MB
PowerBook G4 (Aluminum, 12-inch), April 2003 QTVR MOV; 480 x 540
5.3 MB
PowerBook G4 (Aluminum, 17-inch), April 2003 QTVR MOV; 480 x 540
5.1 MB
PowerBook G4 (Aluminum, 15-inch), September 2003 QTVR MOV; 480 x 540
5.9 MB

 

 





Updated June 24, 2015