iMac

iMac, a famous range of all-in-one consumer desktop computers designed and manufactured by Apple Inc. You’ll learn everything about iMac on these pages.

iMac (400MHz G3, Slot-Loading) – Full information

The DV in iMac (400MHz G3, Slot-Loading) stands for Digital Video. With emphasis on home video editing, the iMac (400MHz G3, Slot-Loading) has got a more powerful 400 MHz processor, a VGA-port, a larger 10 GB hard drive, a DVD-ROM slot loading drive and two FireWire 400 ports. The in iMac (400MHz G3, Slot-Loading) supports an optional AirPort but in all the other aspects its hardware is identical to the Revision A. For example, not only system bus and hard drive ATA standard remained the same, but also a video processor, so in video editing a user should rely on the central processor performance only. This iMac also sports the fanless cooling system that makes its operation almost silent. The iMac (400MHz G3, Slot-Loading) is available in five “fruit” colors as the previous iMac G3 tray-loading. They are: Blueberry, Strawberry, Grage, Orange and Tangerine. (more…)

iMac G3 Slot-Loading DV 400 Hz in Indigo and Ruby

The iMac G3 slot-loading DV 400 Hz also got a new “outfit” in summer 2000: Indigo and Ruby. It dropped a DVD-ROM for a CD-ROM, thus reducing the price, but got a better video processor and a new set of Apple keyboard and Pro Mouse. With emphasis on home video editing, the iMac G3 slot-loading has got a 400 Hz processor, a VGA-port, a larger 10 GB hard drive, and two FireWire 400 ports. The in iMac G3 DV supports an optional AirPort but in all the other aspects its hardware is identical to the Revision A. For example, it shares system bus and hard drive ATA standard. This iMac also sports the fanless cooling system that makes its operation almost silent. (more…)

iMac G3 266 Hz Revision C 1999

The iMac G3 Revision C differs from the Revision B in processor speed (boosted up to 266 Hz) and in hardware options. It had lost the mezzanine slot and the IrDA port. So on a bright side, the price was reduced. The design remained the same but five more “fruit” colors were added: Blueberry, Strawberry, Grape, Lime, Tangerine. (more…)

iMac G3 333 Hz Revision D 1999

The iMac G3 333 Hz Revision D is identical to its predecessor save for the processor speed upgraded to 333 Hz. It had lost the mezzanine slot and the IrDA port. So on a bright side, the price was reduced. The design remained the same but five more “fruit” colors were added: Blueberry, Strawberry, Grape, Lime, Tangerine. (more…)

iMac G3 Original

The iMac G3 or Original iMac was the first all-in-one legacy-free desktop computer by Apple. With its’ Bondi Blue plastic body the iMac G3 had a futuristic captivating look, but it’s innards are more interesting. It was the first personal computer lacking the floppy drive and all the legacy ports but USB. Even the keyboard and the mouse had an USB not a PS/2 connector. The iMac G3 had an inbuilt 15-inches 16-bit monitor with resolution of 1024 x 768, 56 kbps modem, in-built speakers. The headphones dual jacks were on the front of the machine while the peripheral ports were hidden on the right side of the computer behind the little door. The iMac G3 was originally available in one color: Bondi Blue. Later it was available in thirteen colors or flavors: Bondi Blue, Strawberry, Blueberry, Lime, Grape, Tangerine, Graphite, Ruby, Snow, Indigo, Sage, Blue Dalmatian, Flower Power. (more…)

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