IBM RS/6000 N40

 Home > Browse Our Collection > Computers > IBM > IBM RS/6000 N40

The IBM RISC System/6000 Model N40 was a PowerPC-based notebook developed and manufactured in conjunction with Tadpole Technology. It shares a number of similarities with the SPARCbook 3. The N40 was aimed towards the business user who required a top-range computer. It was powered by a 50MHz PowerPC 601, and had between 16 and 64MB RAM. It ran the UNIX-based operating system AIX. It became available on 25 March 1994, priced at US$12,000.

Manufacturer: Tadpole
Date: 8th March 1994

Comment on This Page

Other Systems Related To IBM RS/6000 N40:

Item Manufacturer Date
Tadpole TP-32 68030 VME Single Board Computer Tadpole 1988
Tadpole SPARCbook 2 Tadpole Technologies 1993
Tadpole SPARCbook 3LC Tadpole 1994
IBM POWERportable N40 Tadpole 1994
Tadpole Thor Tadpole Technology 1994
Tadpole SPARCbook 3 Tadpole 1994
Tadpole SPARCbook 3GX Tadpole 1994
Tadpole P1000G Tadpole 1995
Tadpole Sun Clone Tadpole 1995
Tadpole P1000 Prototype Tadpole 1995
Tadpole Alphabook 1 Tadpole Technologies 1996
Tadpole Voyager IIi Tadpole-RDI 1998

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH36033. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.


IBM RS/6000 N40

Click on the Image(s) For Detail


Help support the museum by buying from the museum shop

View all items

Founding Sponsors
redgate Google ARM Real VNC Microsoft Research
Heritage Lottery Funded
Heritage Lottery Fund
Accredited Museum