20" iMacPresenting the new 20" iMac
Tech Specs:G4 Processor:SuperDrive:Graphics:Wireless:Software

iMac Designed to be the digital centerpiece of your home and the fastest way to the Internet, the new iMac family comes with a choice of three flat-panel displays — including an amazing new 20-inch widescreen display that can show more than two full pages of text and graphics side by side. And the 20-inch screen adjusts just as easily as you’d expect from an iMac. The new iMac offers fast G4 processors, speedy 333MHz DDR memory, blazing 3D graphics, FireWire 400 and high-speed USB 2.0. Plus the latest in wireless communications with support for AirPort Extreme and optional built-in Bluetooth.

all iMacs The iMac dazzles with its brilliant 20-inch widescreen, 17-inch widescreen and 15-inch flat-panel displays that adjust their height or angle with just a touch. The 20-inch display has a high resolution of 1680 by 1050 — more than 1.7 million pixels — making it ideal for editing video, displaying digital photos, enjoying games, browsing the web or just writing letters. The 20-inch widescreen display provides 124% more viewable screen area than a 15-inch LCD display with a resolution of 1024 by 768 pixels, and 36% more viewable screen area than the 17-inch flat panel LCD display with a resolution of 1440 by 900 pixels.

Inside story
Inside the 20-inch and 17-inch iMac you get a 1.25GHz PowerPC G4 Processor with Velocity Engine, 256MB of PC2700 (333MHz) Double Data Rate SDRAM main memory (expandable up to 1GB), a SuperDrive, NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 Ultra graphics with 64MB of DDR SDRAM, and an Ultra-ATA/100 80GB hard disk that dishes out data at 7200 rpm.

The 15-inch iMac features a 1GHz PowerPC G4 processor, Combo drive (DVD-ROM/CD-RW), and NVIDIA GeForce4 MX graphics with 32MB of DDR SDRAM. Apart from that, the 15-inch iMac features just about everything the 20- and 17-inch model come with, including built-in 10/100BASE-T Ethernet and 56K V.92 modem, two FireWire 400 ports, three USB 2.0 ports, two USB 1.1 ports (on keyboard), VGA output port, S-video and composite video output, headphone jack, Apple speaker minijack and audio line in jack. You can also enjoy the freedom of wireless computing: all iMac models come AirPort Extreme-ready, and you can add an internal Bluetooth module as a build-to-order option.

iLife iLife. Suddenly, it all connects.
The iLife software application suite that come on your new iMac include iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie and iDVD. They let you do fun, creative things with your pictures, music and movies — and share them with family and friends — in ways that people who use PCs can only dream about. And whether you’re creating music CDs, publishing your digital pictures online, editing digital video or burning your own DVDs, you can do all these things and more quite nicely without referring to a manual. It’s all part of the iLife experience.

SuperDrive The legendary SuperDrive
The iMac with SuperDrive (DVD-R/CD-RW) lets you burn your own movies and photos on a DVD disc that plays in almost any standard DVD player. Even better, the SuperDrive burns DVDs at 4x speed. And, naturally, you can pop in your DVD movies and watch them in widescreen letterbox format on the brilliant LCD display of your iMac.

54 Mbps AirPort Extreme
AirPort Extreme Say goodbye to being forced to set up your computer near a phone jack. Pop an AirPort Extreme Card into your iMac, and you’re ready for the freedom of wireless networking from anywhere in your home or dorm — up to 150 feet from an AirPort Extreme Base Station. And, by the way, adding an AirPort Extreme Card is a snap, even for first-time computer users. Beneath the iMac’s base is an access cover held in place by four screws. Images printed under the access cover show you how additional memory and the AirPort Extreme Card fit in the base when properly installed. It’s that simple.

Bluetooth Sync with Bluetooth
All iMac models can be custom-configured with an internal Bluetooth module to connect your digital devices wirelessly. Operating within a 30-foot radius, it enables wireless data transfers between a rapidly growing list of Bluetooth-enabled products, including the Apple Wireless Keyboard and Apple Wireless Mouse. Using iSync, you can use Bluetooth to synchronize your personal information between your iMac, your mobile phone and your Palm OS-based handheld.

If you’re interested in getting Bluetooth capability for your iMac, the easiest way is to have the Bluetooth module built in at the time you order your system — you can order a Wireless Keyboard and Wireless Mouse at the same time, too. If you decide after purchasing your system that you want Bluetooth capability, you can easily plug in an external D-Link USB Bluetooth Adapter.

Extreme graphics
NVIDIA geForce4 MX The iMac’s sizzling graphics processors kick Quartz Extreme and 3D games and graphics into high gear with hardware transform and lighting (T&L), per-pixel shading and drop-dead gorgeous effects at high resolutions. All models deliver over a billion textured pixels per second. And the NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 Ultra in the 17-inch and 20-inch models delivers even more 3D graphics firepower with an advanced Live FX engine engineered to generate the most lifelike characters. And with Quartz Extreme, the graphics processors take over the transform and lighting calculation functions from the iMac’s CPU, freeing the PowerPC G4 processor to perform essential system tasks faster than ever before.

10.6-inch footprint Nifty space-saving design
Thanks to what’s inside its ultra-compact 10.6-inch base, the iMac is several leaps ahead of any other consumer desktop system out there — just like its revolutionary predecessor. So how did we pack so much power and functionality into such a small space? Credit a rigorous design approach that optimized every available bit of space and resulted in no wasted corners. Starting with a custom-designed circular logic board that fills the entire diameter of the base, we engineered enough space to fit in a full-height optical drive such as the SuperDrive. On top of the optical drive are a high-capacity hard disk drive and even the power supply — a split design that tucks neatly into the top of the base.

“Every few years, Apple comes out with a machine that gets people talking in a way no Windows- compatible PC does.”
— PC Magazine, Michael Miller
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Mac OS X - PantherMac OS X v10.3 Panther
The iMac comes with Mac OS X Panther (1), Apple’s powerful yet easy-to-use operating system featuring the industrial-strength stability of UNIX. The first operating system designed for the 21st century, Mac OS X works with the most popular peripherals. Today thousands of applications take full advantage of its power and versatility, including the critically acclaimed Microsoft Office for Mac OS X.
Neck Effortless control at your fingertips
The brilliant LCD flat screen — brighter, sharper and easier on your eyes than old-fashioned CRT displays — mounted on a super strong adjustable neck — is just one of the many features you’ll love about the iMac. Instead of requiring your neck, shoulders and back to adjust to your computer, the display glides through the air, allowing you to effortlessly adjust its height, depth or angle with just a touch of your finger, even with the 20-inch iMac display.

FireWire Built-in FireWire
Every iMac has two superfast FireWire 400 ports built-in, so you can easily connect to high-speed devices like the iPod, the iSight, digital camcorders and high-speed disk drives.

USB Five USB ports
Three conveniently located USB 2.0 ports (plus two USB 1.1 ports on the keyboard) let you connect your iMac to hundreds of digital cameras, printers, scanners, joysticks and PDAs.

Just minutes to the Internet
The iMac is the quickest way to get on the Internet. It’s so easy to set up and use, you’ll be online and surfing the web in minutes, using the built-in 56K V.92 modem, 10/100BASE-T Ethernet port or optional AirPort Extreme Card. All you need is an Internet service provider (ISP) — the iMac comes complete with everything else. The Internet Setup Assistant appears the first time your iMac is powered on and automatically configures your system for your ISP.

Optical mouse and full-size keyboard
The Apple Mouse uses a high-precision optical sensor for unparalleled accuracy. The 108-key Apple Keyboard features 15 full-size programmable function keys, with special keys to adjust audio and eject CDs or DVDs, and a built-in two-port USB hub.

Apple Pro Speakers Speakers of the house
All iMac models come with Apple Pro Speakers that handle 14 watts of undistorted digital sound. And since the iMac also provides power to the speakers, you don’t need an additional power brick. The result? Reduced cable clutter. All models feature an internal speaker, internal digital amplifier, Apple Pro Speaker jack, headphone jack and an audio line-in jack that lets you use your iMac as a sound editing studio. Bottom line: you get to enjoy an incredible aural experience.
Compatible with Windows PCs
The iMac lets you share files, send and receive email and instant messages with PC users. And because the iMac is designed to fit in to all network environments, you can use it to connect to wired and wireless Mac and PC networks. What’s more, you can run popular software applications such as Microsoft Office and seamlessly connect to hundreds of digital devices with plug and play ease of use.

iSight iSight delivers high-quality video
Use iChat AV with iSight for personal video conferencing that’s easy to use. Simply open the iSight shutter to start iChat AV. The iSight microphone cancels out noise from the side, transmitting your voice with absolute clarity.
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