The iMac G3 DV SE is identical to the iMac G3 DV in everything but hard drive storage capacity and RAM. It got a larger 13 GB drive and larger 128 MB RAM from the box. With emphasis on home video editing, the iMac G3 DV SE has got a more powerful 400 Hz processor, a VGA-port, a DVD-ROM slot loading 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, 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 G3 DV is available in only one color: Graphite.
iMac G3 Slot-Loading DV SE 400 Hz Revision B 1999
Introduced on: October 5, 1999.
- Processor Speed: 400 MHz.
- Processor Architecture: 32-bit.
- Processor type: PowerPC 750 “G3”.
- Cores: 1.
- On-Board Ram: 128 MB (Expandable to 1 GB (512 MB supported by Apple).
- Video: 15-inch (13.8-inch viewable) shadow-mask CRT screen with 1024 x 768 pixel resolution.
- Graphics: ATI Rage 128 Pro with 8 MB of SDRAM.
- Storage: 13 GB, 5400-rpm ATA-3 up to 128 GB Hard Drive Supported.
- Input\Output: 2x USB 1.1, 2x FireWire 400 2x Headphone mini-jacks. Analog audio input mini-jack. Built-in stereo speakers.
- Optical drive: 4x DVD-ROM.
- Internet \ Wireless connection: Optional 11 Mbit/s AirPort 802.11b (adapter required), 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet, 56k modem 4 Mbit/s, IrDA.
- OS: Preinstalled OS: 9.0.4. OS max. upgrade: 10.3.9, 10.3.5.
- Dimensions: 15.0 x 15.0 x 17 inch.
- Weight: 34.7 lb.
- Colors: Graphite
Apple Orders, Discontinuation, Price
Apple Order number: M7668LL/A. Model No: M5521 (EMC 1821).
Discontinued: July 19, 2000.
- With FireWire ports, the iMacs G3 can support external hard-drives, such as Apple iBooks. This make them a stylish and slightly vintage choice for a home desktop or server. If you don’t want to mess up with external wires, the desktop can support up to 128 GB of internal hard-drive, though in this case you have to use iCloud for extra storage.
- The slot-loading models were given the Apple Pro Mouse to replace the round-puck modification.
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