eMac (USB 2.0) - Technical Specifications

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 eMac (USB 2.0) - Technical Specifications

Configurations Combo Drive SuperDrive
Model M9425LL/A M9461LL/A
Processor 1.25GHz PowerPC G4
System bus 167MHz
Memory 256MB of PC2700 (333MHz) DDR SDRAM; supports up to 1GB
Hard disk drive (2) 40GB Ultra ATA/100 80GB Ultra ATA/100
Optical drive Combo (DVD-ROM/CD-RW) SuperDrive (DVD-R/CD-RW)
Display 17-inch (16-inch viewable) flat CRT
Graphics support ATI Radeon 9200; 32MB dedicated DDR SDRAM video memory
VGA video mirroring (3) Yes (Apple VGA Display Adapter required, sold separately)
S-video and composite video output (3) Yes (Apple Video Adapter required, sold separately)
Ports Two FireWire 400 ports, three USB 2.0 ports (on computer), two USB 1.1 ports (on keyboard), mini-VGA output port, headphone jack, audio line in jack
Networking Built-in 10/100BASE-T Ethernet and 56K V.92 modem (4)
Wireless Networking (1) AirPort Extreme ready; internal Bluetooth module available as build-to-order option
Speakers Integrated stereo speakers
System software Mac OS X version 10.3 “Panther”
Software Classic environment, Mail, iChat AV, Safari, Sherlock, Address Book, QuickTime, iLife (includes iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie, iDVD(6), GarageBand), iSync, iCal, DVD Player, AppleWorks, Microsoft Internet Explorer, EarthLink (includes 30 days of free dial-up service with activation), Quicken 2004 for Mac,World Book 2004 Edition, Sound Studio,Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 4, Deimos Rising, Zinio Reader, Apple Hardware Test
Hardware Accessories Apple Keyboard, Apple Mouse, modem cable
Service and support Your eMac comes with 90 days of telephone support and a one-year limited warranty. Purchase the AppleCare 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.
Build-to-Order Options Order a custom-configured eMac from the online Apple Store or an authorized Apple reseller.
Memory 512MB, 1GB
Hard Drive (2) Up to 160GB
  • AirPort Extreme Card M8881LL/A
  • AirPort Extreme Base Station >M8930LL/A
  • AirPort Extreme Base Station with modem and antenna port M8799LL/A
  • Internal Bluetooth module
  • D-Link USB Bluetooth Adapter T6295ZM/A
Video adapters
  • Apple Video Adapter M9109G/A
  • Apple VGA Display Adapter M8639G/A
  • eMac Tilt and Swivel Stand >M8784G/A
  • Apple FireWire Cable (4-pin to 6-pin) M8706G/A
  • Apple 8x DVD-R Media Kit M9472G/A
  • AppleCare Protection Plan M8851LL/A
  • .Mac M9036Z/A

Technical Specifications

Processor and memory

  • 1.25GHz PowerPC G4 processor with Velocity Engine
  • 512K on-chip level 2 cache at full processor speed
  • 167MHz system bus
  • 256MB of PC2700 (333MHz) DDR SDRAM, expandable up to 1GB; two user-accessible 184-pin DIMM slots support up to 1GB using 256MB or 512MB DIMMs


  • 40GB or 80GB Ultra ATA/100 hard disk drive (2)
  • One of the following optical drives:
    • Combo drive (DVD-ROM/CD-RW); reads DVDs at up to 12x speed, writes CD-R discs at up to 32x speed, writes CD-RW discs at up to 10x speed, reads CDs at up to 32x speed
    • SuperDrive (DVD-R/CD-RW); writes DVD-R discs at up to 8x speed, reads DVDs at up to 10x speed, writes CD-R discs at up to 24x speed, writes CD-RW discs at up to 10x speed, reads CDs at up to 32x speed


  • 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 (based on IEEE 802.11g; WiFi Certified for 802.11g and 802.11b interoperability) (1)
  • Optional internal Bluetooth module


  • Built-in 17-inch flat CRT (16-inch viewable image size); 0.25-mm dot pitch


  • Mini-VGA output port (requires Apple VGA Display Adapter sold separately)
  • VGA output resolutions:
    • 640 by 480 pixels at 60Hz, 67Hz, 72Hz, 75Hz, 85Hz, 90Hz, 100Hz and 120Hz
    • 800 by 600 pixels at 56Hz, 60Hz, 72Hz, 75Hz, 85Hz, 90Hz, 100Hz and 120Hz
    • 1024 by 768 pixels at 60Hz, 70Hz, 75Hz, 85Hz, 90Hz and 100Hz
    • 1152 by 870 pixels at 75Hz
    • 1280 by 960 pixels at 75Hz
  • S-video and composite video output to connect directly to a TV or projector (requires Apple Video Adapter, sold separately)
  • Support for video mirroring: external devices display an image identical to that shown on the built-in display

Graphics support

  • ATI Radeon 9200 graphics processor with AGP 4X support
  • 32MB of dedicated Double Data Rate (DDR) SDRAM video memory
  • Five screen resolutions: 640 by 480 pixels, 800 by 600 pixels, 1024 by 768 pixels, 1152 by 864 pixels and 1280 by 960 pixels

Peripheral connections

  • Two FireWire 400 ports; 8 watts shared
  • Total of five USB ports: three USB 2.0 ports on computer (up to 480 Mbps); two USB 1.1 ports on keyboard


  • Integrated high-performance stereo audio system
  • Internal 16-watt digital amplifier
  • Headphone jack (headphones not included)
  • Audio line in jack
  • Built-in microphone

Electrical and environmental requirements

  • Meets ENERGY STAR requirement
  • Line voltage: configured for 100-120V AC or 200-240V AC depending on country of use
  • Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz, single phase
  • Maximum continuous power: 230W
  • 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: 15.8 inches (40.6cm)
  • Width: 15.8 inches (40.6cm)
  • Depth: 17.1 inches (43.3cm)
  • Weight: 50 pounds (22.7kg) (5)
  1. Wireless Internet access requires AirPort Extreme Card, AirPort Extreme Base Station and Internet access (fees may apply). Some ISPs are not currently compatible with AirPort. Range may vary with site conditions. Achieving data rates up to 54Mbps requires that all users have an AirPort Extreme Card and connect to an AirPort Extreme Base Station. Wireless printing over USB requires Mac OS X v10.2.7 or later and a compatible printer.
  2. 1GB = 1 billion bytes; actual formatted capacity less.
  3. Requires adapter, sold separately.
  4. Compatible ISP and telephone services required. 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; speed depends on connection rate and other factors.
  5. Weight varies by configuration and manufacturing process.
  6. iDVD requires an Apple Combo drive or SuperDrive.

Published Date: Apr 6, 2016