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Archived - Apple Pro Speakers: Compared to Power Mac G4 Cube Speakers

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Although the Apple Pro Speakers look very similar to the speakers that come with the Power Mac G4 Cube computer, they are functionally very different. The table below outlines these differences.

Characteristic Apple Pro Speakers Power Mac G4 Cube Speakers
Power Source Apple Speaker sound output port USB
Sound Connection Apple Speaker sound output port USB
Harmon Kardon iSub compatible compatible with Mac OS X 10.1 or later

 

 

The Apple Pro Speakers cannot be used with any computer that does not have an Apple Speaker sound output port. The following computers have an Apple Speaker sound output port:

  • Power Mac G4 (Digital Audio)
  • Power Mac G4 (QuickSilver)
  • Power Mac G4 (QuickSilver 2002)
  • Power Mac G4 (Mirrored Drive Doors)
  • Power Mac G4 (FW 800)

 

  • iMac (Flat Panel)
  • iMac (17-inch Flat Panel)
  • iMac (1GHz Flat Panel)
  • iMac (USB 2.0)


Refer to article 58764 "Power Mac G4 (Digital Audio) and (QuickSilver): Sound Output Ports" for more information about the sound capabilities of the Power Mac G4 (Digital Audio) and Power Mac G4 (QuickSilver) computers.

For information on how to differentiate between Power Mac G4 models, refer to article 58418: "Power Mac G4: How to Differentiate Between Models."

Last Modified: Feb 17, 2012
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