iMac (17-inch 1Ghz) - Technical Specifications

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 iMac (17-inch 1Ghz) - Technical Specifications

Order no. M9105LL/A M8935LL/A
Display 15-inch (viewable) TFT active-matrix LCD, 1024 by 768 pixels, millions of colors 17-inch (viewable) widescreen TFT active-matrix LCD, 1440 by 900 pixels, millions of colors
Processor 800MHz PowerPC G4 1GHz PowerPC G4
System bus 100MHz 133MHz
Memory 256MB of SDRAM; supports up to 1GB 256MB of PC2100 (266MHz) DDR SDRAM; supports up to 1GB
Hard drive (3) 60GB Ultra ATA/66 (7200 rpm) 80GB Ultra ATA/100 (7200 rpm)
Optical drive 32X Combo (DVD-ROM/CD-RW) 4X SuperDrive (DVD-R/CD-RW)
Graphics support NVIDIA GeForce2 MX with 32 MB of DDR SDRAM NVIDIA GeForce4 MX with 64 MB of DDR SDRAM
Ports Two FireWire 400 ports, five USB ports (three on system, two on keyboard), mini-VGA output port, headphone jack, Apple speaker minijack, audio line in jack (17-inch model)
VGA video mirroring Yes(7) Yes(7)
S-video and composite video output No Yes(7)
Networking Built-in 10/100BASE-T Ethernet and 56K V.92 modem (4)
Wireless AirPort ready; Bluetooth via USB adapter (2) AirPort Extreme ready(5); internal Bluetooth module available as a build-to-order option
System software Mac OS X v10.2 Jaguar
Software iLife, including iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie and iDVD (requires SuperDrive (8)), Quicken 2003 Deluxe, World Book 2003 Edition, AppleWorks, Mac OS X Chess, Otto Matic, Deimos Rising, Sound Studio, FAXstf, QuickTime, iChat, iCal, iSync, DVD Player, Mail, Microsoft Internet Explorer, EarthLink, Acrobat Reader, Classic environment and Apple Developer Tools
Hardware accessories Apple Keyboard, Apple Mouse, Apple Pro Speakers, modem cable
Limited Warranty and Service Your iMac comes with 90 days of telephone support and a one-year limited warranty. Purchase theAppleCare Protection Plan and get three years of service and support. Only the AppleCare Protection Plan provides you with direct telephone support from Apple technical experts and the assurance that repairs will be handled by Apple-certified technicians using genuine Apple parts. For more information, visit Apple support or call 800-823-2775.
Internet access All models also include 30 days of free Internet service through EarthLink. Internet access requires a compatible Internet service provider; fees may apply.

Build-to-Order Options
Order a custom-configured computer from the online Apple Store or an authorized Apple reseller.
Memory 256MB, 512MB, 1GB (4)
Wireless AirPort Card M7600LL/E (15-inch model)
AirPort Extreme Card M8881LL/A (17-inch model)
AirPort Extreme Base Station M8930LL/A
AirPort Extreme Base Station (with modem and antenna port) M8799LL/A
Internal Bluetooth module (17-inch model)
Adapters and Cables Apple Video Adapter M9109G/A
Apple VGA Display Adapter M8639G/A
Apple FireWire Cable (4-pin to 6-pin) M8706G/A
Services AppleCare Protection Plan M8851LL/A
.Mac Subscription: Retail Box MA175Z/A or Family Pack MA176Z/A 

Technical Specifications

Processor and memory
800MHz or 1GHz PowerPC G4 processor with Velocity Engine
256K on-chip level 2 cache at full processor speed
100MHz or 133 Mhz system bus
17-inch model includes 256MB of PC2100 (266MHz) DDR SDRAM expandable to 1GB; one 184-pin DIMM and one open user-accessible SO-DIMM slot
15-inch model includes 256MB of SDRAM expandable to 1GB; one 168-pin DIMM and one open user-accessible SO-DIMM slot

60GB or 80GB Ultra ATA 7200-rpm hard disk drive (3)
One of the following optical drives:
- Combo drive (DVD-ROM/CD-RW); reads DVDs at 8x speed, writes CD-R discs at 32x speed, writes CD-RW discs at 10x speed, reads CDs at 32x speed
- SuperDrive (DVD-R/CD-RW); writes DVD-R discs at 4x speed, reads DVDs at 8x speed, writes CD-R discs at 16x speed, writes CD-RW discs at 8x speed, reads CDs at 32x speed

Built-in 17-inch (viewable) widescreen or 15-inch (viewable) TFT active-matrix liquid crystal display
Millions of colors at all resolutions
Typical viewing angle: 120° horizontal; 90° vertical
Typical brightness: 200 cd/m2
Typical contrast ratio: 300:1

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

Graphics support
NVIDIA GeForce4 MX graphics processor with AGP 4X support or GeForce2 MX graphics processor with AGP 2X support
64MB or 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 at 4:3 aspect ratio

Built-in 56K V.92 modem (RJ-11 connector) (4)
Built-in 10/100BASE-T Ethernet (RJ-45 connector)
Built-in antennas and expansion slot for optional 54-Mbps AirPort Extreme Card (17-inch model) (5) or 11-Mbps AirPort Card (15-inch model) (2)
Optional Bluetooth (requires Bluetooth adapter, sold separately; 17-inch model can be custom configured with internal Bluetooth module)

Built-in speaker
Apple Pro Speakers (9 watts each)
Apple Speaker minijack
Internal 18-watt digital amplifier
Headphone jack
Audio line in jack (17-inch model)
Built-in microphone

Mini-VGA output port for video mirroring on external display or projector (requires Apple VGA Display Adapter, sold separately)
S-video and composite video output to TV or projector (17-inch model; requires Apple Video Adapter, sold separately)
Output resolutions: 640 by 480 pixels at 60Hz, 800 by 600 pixels at 75Hz, and 1024 by 768 pixels at 75Hz

Electrical and environmental requirements
Meets ENERGY STAR and TCO 95 requirements
Line voltage: 90V to 264V AC
Frequency: 47Hz to 63Hz, single phase
Maximum continuous power: 160W (17-inch model); 130W (15-inch model)
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)

(1) DVD burning requires SuperDrive.
(2) Wireless Internet access requires AirPort Card or AirPort Extreme Card, AirPort Base Station or AirPort Extreme Base Station, and Internet access (fees may apply). Some ISPs are not currently compatible with AirPort and AirPort Extreme. Range may vary with site conditions.
(3) 1GB = 1 billion bytes; actual formatted capacity less.
(4) Compatible ISP and telephone services required; fees may apply. Your ISP may not support all V.92 features. Modem will function according to V.90 standards if V.92 services are not available. Actual modem speeds lower.
(5) Achieving data rates of 54 Mbps requires that all users have an AirPort Extreme Base Station and a computer with an AirPort Extreme Card. If a user of a Wi-Fi certified 802.11b product joins the network, that user will get up to 11 Mbps and AirPort Extreme users will get less than 54 Mbps. Actual speed will vary based on range, connection rate, site conditions, size of network, and other factors.
(6) Weight varies by configuration and manufacturing process.
(7) Requires adapter, sold separately.
(8) iDVD included on SuperDrive-equipped systems.
Internet access requires a compatible ISP; fees may apply.
Product contains electronic documentation. Backup copy of software is included.
Product specifications are subject to change without notice.

Published Date: Apr 6, 2016