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Macintosh PowerBook 520

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The color version of this model is the Macintosh PowerBook 520c. The 520 was introduced in May 1994 and discontinued in June 1995.

General Information


The PowerBook 520 uses the Motorola 68LC040 processor clocked at 25MHz.


  • The PowerBook 500 series introduced the trackpad as opposed to the trackball for mouse control.
  • The PowerBook 500 series supports hot swap expansion bays for PCMCIA slots, extra battery, etc.
  • The lid hatch is fragile and can be broken somewhat easily.

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