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iMac (Flat Panel), iMac (17-inch Flat Panel) - Technical Specifications

iMac (Flat Panel), iMac (17-inch Flat Panel) - Technical Specifications
Available Configurations

Order no.

M8672LL/B

M7677LL/B

M8535LL/B

M8812LL/A
Display 15-inch LCD 15-inch LCD 15-inch LCD 17-inch
widescreen LCD
Processor 700MHz PowerPC G4 700MHz PowerPC G4 800MHz PowerPC G4 800MHz PowerPC G4
Memory 128MB 256MB 256MB 256MB
Hard drive (1) 40GB Ultra ATA 40GB Ultra ATA 60GB Ultra ATA 80GB Ultra ATA
Optical drive CD-RW Combo
(DVD-ROM/CD-RW)
SuperDrive
(DVD-R/CD-RW)
SuperDrive
(DVD-R/CD-RW)
Graphics support NVIDIA GeForce2 MX with 32 MB of DDR SDRAM NVIDIA GeForce4 MX with 32 MB of DDR SDRAM
FireWire Two 400-Mbps FireWire (IEEE 1394) ports; 8 watts shared
USB Five USB 1.1 ports; three on computer (shared on two 12-Mbps controllers); two on keyboard
VGA video
mirroring
Mini-VGA output port (requires VGA display adapter). Support for video mirroring: external devices display an image identical to that shown on the built-in display
Modem(2) Built-in 56K modem (RJ-11 connector)
Ethernet Built-in 10/100BASE-T Ethernet (RJ-45 connector)
Wireless networking(3) Airport ready. Built-in antennas and card slot for optional 11-Mbps AirPort Card; IEEE 802.11b DSSS compliant
System software Mac OS X, Mac OS 9
Software QuickTime, iChat, iMovie, iPhoto, iTunes, iDVD (SuperDrive-equipped system only), DVD Player, AppleWorks, Mac OS X Mail, Microsoft Internet Explorer, EarthLink (includes 30 days of free service), AOL, Quicken 2002 Deluxe, World Book Mac OS X Edition, Mac OS X Chess, Otto Matic, Deimos Rising, FaxSTF, and Acrobat Reader
Services and warranty 90 days of free telephone support and one-year limited warranty.
Hardware accessories SuperDrive and Combo drive models include Apple Pro Speakers. All models include Apple Pro Keyboard; Apple Pro Mouse; modem cable; Apple Hardware Test CD; complete setup, learning, and reference documentation. Product contains electronic documentation. Backup copy of software is provided on CD-ROM.
Internet access Internet service through EarthLink. Internet access requires an Internet service account; fees may apply.
Build-to-Order options In addition to choosing from Apple’s preconfigured systems, you can order an iMac with factory-installed options such as more RAM, AirPort wireless networking, and Apple Pro Speakers (for the CD-RW-equipped iMac) from the Apple Store or an authorized Apple reseller.

Technical Specifications

Processor and memory
700MHz or 800MHz PowerPC G4 processor with Velocity Engine
256K on-chip level 2 cache at full processor speed
100MHz system bus
128MB or 256MB of SDRAM expandable to 1GB; one 168-pin DIMM and one open user-accessible SO-DIMM slot

Storage
40GB, 60GB or 80GB Ultra ATA hard disk drive(1)
One of the following optical drives:
CD-RW drive; writes CD-R discs at 24x speed, writes CD-RW discs at 10x speed, reads CDs at 32x speed
Combo drive (DVD-ROM/CD-RW); reads DVDs at 8x speed, writes CD-R discs at 12x speed, writes CD-RW discs at 8x speed, reads CDs at 32x speed
SuperDrive (DVD-R/CD-RW); writes DVD-R discs at 2x speed, reads DVDs at 6x speed, writes CD-R discs at 8x speed, writes CD-RW discs at 4x speed, reads CDs at 24x speed

Display
Built-in 17-inch (viewable) widescreen or 15-inch (viewable) TFT active-matrix liquid crystal display
Millions of colors at 1440-by-900-pixel resolution on 17-inch display and 1024-by-768-pixel resolution on 15-inch display
Typical viewing angle: 120° horizontal; 90° vertical
Typical brightness: 200 candela per meter squared
Typical contrast ratio: 300:1

 


Graphics support
NVIDIA GeForce4 MX or GeForce2 MX graphics processor with AGP 2X support
32MB of dedicated Double Data Rate (DDR) video memory
17-inch display resolutions: 1440 by 900 (native), 1152 by 720, 1024 by 640, and 800 by 500 pixels at 16:10 aspect ratio; 1024 by 768, 800 by 600, and 640 by 480 pixels at 4:3 aspect ratio 
15-inch display resolutions: 1024 by 768 (native), 800 by 600, and 640 by 480 pixels

Communications
Built-in 56K V.90 modem (RJ-11 connector)(2)
Built-in 10/100BASE-T Ethernet (RJ-45 connector)
Built-in antennas and card slot for optional 11-Mbps AirPort Card; IEEE 802.11b compliant(3)

Audio
Built-in speaker
Apple Pro Speakers (9 watts each)(5)
Internal 18-watt digital amplifier
Apple speaker minijack for connection to Apple Pro Speakers
Headphone jack
Built-in microphone

Video
Mini-VGA output port (requires VGA display adapter)
Support for video mirroring: external devices display an image identical to that shown on the built-in display
Output resolutions: 640 by 480 pixels at 60Hz, 800 by 600 pixels at 75Hz, and 1024 by 768 pixels at 75Hz

Peripheral connections
Two 400-Mbps FireWire (IEEE 1394) ports(4); 8 watts shared
Total of five USB 1.1 ports; three on computer (shared on two 12-Mbps controllers); two on keyboard

 


Electrical and environmental requirements
Meets ENERGY STAR requirements
Line voltage: 90V to 264V AC
Frequency: 47Hz to 63Hz, single phase
Maximum continuous power: 130W
Operating temperature: 50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)
Storage temperature: -40° to 185° F (-40° to 85° C)
Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
Maximum operating altitude: 10,000 feet

Size and weight (iMac with 17-inch display)
Height: 13.03 inches (33.1 cm) minimum; 20.0 inches (50.9 cm) maximum
Width: 16.7 inches (42.3 cm) minimum; 17.7 inches (44.9 cm) maximum
Depth: 10.6 inches (27.0 cm) minimum; 16.7 inches (42.3 cm) maximum
Diameter of base: 10.6 inches (27.0 cm)
Weight: 22.8 pounds (10.4 kg)(6)

Size and weight (iMac with 15-inch display)
Height: 12.95 inches (32.9 cm) minimum; 20.0 inches (50.9 cm) maximum
Width: 15.1 inches (38.4 cm) minimum; 16.3 inches (41.5 cm) maximum
Depth: 10.6 inches (27.0 cm) minimum; 16.3 inches (41.5 cm) maximum
Diameter of base: 10.6 inches (27.0 cm)
Weight: 21.2 pounds (9.7 kg)(6)

Some features require Mac OS X v10.2 which may not be included with all systems.
Internet access requires a compatible ISP; fees may apply.


(1)  1GB = 1 billion bytes; actual formatted capacity less.
(2)  Actual modem speeds lower; speed depends on connection rate and other factors.
(3)  Wireless Internet access requires AirPort Card, AirPort Base Station, and Internet access (fees may apply). Some ISPs are not currently compatible with AirPort. Range may vary with site conditions.
(4)  Actual rates will vary.
(5)  Available on Selected models.
(6)  Weight varies by configuration and manufacturing process.

Last Modified: Oct 13, 2008
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