Introduced in September 1999 by Apple Inc., the flat panel Apple Cinema Display featured a 22-inch computer monitor. In July 2000, Apple discontinued this device. The display was designed to match the colorful plastic of the Power Mac G3, and later the Power Mac G4. This model was enclosed in a high-density plastic frame with an easel-style stand.
Apple Cinema Display Original (22-Inch)
On January 28, 2003, this model was replaced by a 20-inch model that sported a widescreen display, with up to 1680 × 1024 resolution. Apple Cinema Display Original (22-inch) is an active-matrix LCD matte display enclosed in a high-density polycarbonate frame mounted on an easel-style stand with an integrated two port USB hub and a DVI for video input. Apple Cinema Display Original (22-inch) is compatible with the Power Macintosh G4/400, G4/450, and G4/500.
August 31, 1999.
- Code name: Cinema Display.
- Frame material: Polycarbonate.
- Display type: Letterbox format (1600 x 1024) active-matrix LCD.
- Display size: 22-inch.
- Display colors: 16.7 million.
- Optimum display resolution: 1600 x 1024 pixels. Supports 800 x 500, 1024 x 640, 1280 x 800, and 1600 x 1024 pixels.
- DPI/PPI: 85.
- Max. display colors: 16.7 million.
- Viewing angle: 160 degrees horizontal, 160 degrees vertical.
- Response time: N/A.
- Brightness: 180 cd/m2.
- Contrast ratio: 300:1.
- Built-in audio: No.
- Contrast ratio: 300:1.
- Video input: DVI connector.
- Built-in camera: No.
- USB: Integrated two port USB hub. 1.0:2.
- OS: Supported MacOS: 8.6.
- Power: 62W.
- Firewire: No.
- DVI: Yes.
- Dimensions: 18.9-inch height x 23.1-inch width x 12.2-inch depth.
- Average weight: 25 lbs.
Apple Model, Discontinuation, Price
Apple Order No: N/A.
Apple Model No: M5662.
Discontinued Date: July 19, 2000.
Original Price: $3999.
The first Cinema displays were designed to match the colorful plastic of the Power Mac G3 and later the Power Mac G4.
|Dimensions||18.9 x 23.1 x 12.2 in|
|Display Size||22 inches|
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- The Apple Cinema Display was a line of flat panel computer monitors that initially sold alongside the older line of Studio Displays. Eventually the Cinema Display replaced them.
- The first Apple Cinema Display was introduced to complement the Power Macintosh G4/400, G4/450, and G4/500 desktops.
- This model was upgraded in July 2000 with the Apple Display Connector (ADC), which ran DVI, USB, and 25V power through a single connector.
- According to Apple, this Cinema Display is “twice as bright, twice as sharp, and has three times the contrast of CRT displays”.
- In July 2011, Apple introduced its successor, the Thunderbolt Display. As of August 2014, the Cinema Display was no longer offered on the Apple Store website.
- Altogether, Apple offered 20-, 22-, 23-, 24-, 27- and 30-inch sizes of Cinema Displays, with the last model being a 27-inch size with LED backlighting.
- This model was enclosed in a high-density plastic frame with an easel-style stand.
- It was upgraded in July 2000 with the Apple Display Connector (ADC), which ran DVI, USB, and 25V power through a single connector.
- On January 28, 2003, this model was replaced by a 20-inch model that sported a widescreen display, with up to 1680 × 1024 resolution.
- There have been three designs for the Cinema Display, one featuring polycarbonate plastic and two featuring anodized aluminum.
- The first model—the 22-inch Apple Cinema Display—was introduced alongside the Power Mac G4.
- The second revisions of the display were designed to match the more professional aesthetics of the Power Mac G5 and PowerBook G4. The last available design matched the unibody Apple laptops released in October 2008.
- See also: Apple Cinema Displays Error Codes.
- Letterboxing is the practice of transferring film shot in a widescreen aspect ratio to standard-width video formats. The letterbox video image has black bars or mattes below and above it. The method is named after the shape of a slot in a letterbox.
- About your Apple (22-inch) Cinema Display (Manual in PDF format).
- Apple Cinema Display – User Guide.
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Vintage Apple 22 inch Cinema Display: The OG Pro Display XDR [Video]
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