iMac (Summer 2001) - Technical Specifications

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iMac (Summer 2001) - Technical Specifications
  iMac iMac iMac Special Edition
Order no. M8582LL/A—Indigo
Processor 500-MHz PowerPC G3 600-MHz PowerPC G3 700-MHz PowerPC G3
Level 2 cache 256K at 500 MHz 256K at 600 MHz 256K at 700 MHz
Memory (PC100 SDRAM) 128MB 256MB 256MB
Hard disk drive1 20GB Ultra ATA 40GB Ultra ATA 60GB Ultra ATA
Optical drive CD-RW CD-RW CD-RW
Graphics support ATI RAGE 128 Ultra
with 16MB SDRAM
ATI RAGE 128 Ultra
with 16MB SDRAM
ATI RAGE 128 Ultra
with 16MB SDRAM
FireWire Two ports Two ports Two ports
USB Two ports (12 Mbps each) Two ports (12 Mbps each) Two ports (12 Mbps each)
VGA video mirroring Yes Yes Yes
Fax modem2 56K V.90 56K V.90 56K V.90
Ethernet 10/100BASE-T 10/100BASE-T 10/100BASE-T
Wireless networkingAirPort ready AirPort ready AirPort ready
All models include Apple Pro Keyboard; Apple Pro Mouse; FireWire camcorder cable; modem cable; Mac OS 9, Mac OS X, QuickTime, iMovie 2, iTunes, AppleWorks, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Microsoft Outlook Express, Netscape Communicator, Quicken Deluxe 2001, Palm Desktop, FAXstf, Cro-Mag Rally, Bugdom, and Nanosaur software; Apple Hardware Test CD; complete setup, learning, and reference documentation; limited warranty; and 30 days of free Internet service through EarthLink.
Internet access requires an Internet service account. Product contains electronic documentation. Backup copy of software is provided on CD-ROM.
Other Options
Product Order no.
AirPort Card M7600LL/B
AirPort Base Station M7601LL/B
Technical Specifications

Processor and memory

  • 500-, 600-, or 700-MHz PowerPC G3 processor with 256K on-chip level 2 cache
  • 100-MHz system bus
  • 128MB or 256MB of PC100 SDRAM; two DIMM slots support up to 1GB using 128MB, 256MB, or 512MB DIMMs


  • 20GB, 40GB, or 60GB Ultra ATA hard disk drive1
  • Slot-loading 8x4x24x (maximum) CD-RW drive (writes CD-R discs at 8x speed, writes CD-RW discs at 4x speed, reads CDs at 24x speed)
  • Support for external FireWire and USB storage devices


  • Built-in 15-inch shadow-mask CRT (13.8-inch diagonal viewable image size); 0.28-mm dot pitch
  • Onscreen geometry adjustment to keep display images properly aligned throughout its lifetime
  • Theater Mode for enhanced brightness of full-screen video using iMovie or QuickTime Player
  • Flip foot for 17° tilt

Graphics support

  • ATI RAGE 128 Ultra graphics accelerator with 16MB of SDRAM graphics memory; AGP 2X support
  • Three crisp, flicker-free screen resolutions: 640 by 480 pixels at 117 Hz, 800 by 600 pixels at 95 Hz, and 1024 by 768 pixels at 75 Hz
  • 24-bit true color at all resolutions for displaying millions of colors


  • Built-in 56K V.90 fax modem (RJ-11 connector)2
  • 10/100BASE-T Ethernet (RJ-45 connector)
  • Support for optional 11-Mbps AirPort Card; IEEE 802.11 DSSS compliant3
  • Support for optional AirPort Base Station with 56K fax modem and 10BASE-T Ethernet port3

Peripheral connections

  • Two USB ports (12 Mbps each) on computer; two USB ports on keyboard
  • Two 400-Mbps FireWire (IEEE 1394) ports5; includes 4-pin-to-6-pin FireWire cable for connecting DV camera


  • Integrated high-performance Odyssey audio system by Apple and Harman Kardon
  • Built-in microphone for speech recognition and audio recording
  • Front-mounted dual mini headphone jacks (headphones not included)
  • Analog audio input and output minijacks; up to 16-bit stereo and 44.1-kHz sampling rate
  • Support for external USB audio devices


  • Standard VGA output port (15-pin mini D-Sub connector)
  • Support for video mirroring: external devices display an image identical to that shown on the built-in display

Keyboard and mouse

  • Apple Pro Keyboard with full-size function and navigation keys, audio controls, and CD-eject key
  • Apple Pro Mouse with optical sensor for precise cursor control

Electrical requirements and agency approvals

  • Line voltage: 100V to 260V AC
  • Frequency: 47 to 63 Hz, single phase
  • Maximum continuous power: 150W
  • Meets ENERGY STAR requirements

Environmental requirements

  • Operating temperature: 50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)
  • Storage temperature: –40° to 116° F ( –40° to 47° C)
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
  • Maximum altitude: 10,000 feet

Size and weight

  • Height: 15.0 inches (38.1 cm)
  • Width: 15.0 inches (38.1 cm)
  • Depth: 17.1 inches (43.5 cm)
  • Weight: 34.7 pounds (15.8 kg)
  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, including America Online. Range may vary with site conditions.
  4. iTunes is licensed for reproduction of noncopyrighted materials or materials the user is legally permitted to reproduce.
  5. Actual rates will vary.

Published Date: Apr 6, 2016