iMac G4/800 (Flat Panel, 2002)

The iMac G4/800 has its hardware housed in a hemisphere about 10 inches high, while the 17” flat panel TFT monitor tops it on an adjustable steel arm. The iMac G4/800 features a 800 MHz PowerPC 7445 (G4) processor with the AltiVec “Velocity Engine” vector processing unit, 256 MB of RAM (PC133 SDRAM), a 60.0 GB Ultra ATA/66 hard drive (5400 RPM), a tray-loading “Super Drive”, and NVIDIA GeForce4 MX graphics with 32 MB of DDR SDRAM (AGP 2X support). The fanless cooling is replaced with an internal fan. The internal speakers are swapped for the external optional ones. The model was available with Apple Keyboard and Apple Mouse. The pre-installed OS are MacOS X 10.1 and MacOS 9.2.

iMac G4/800 (Flat Panel, 2002)

Introduced on: January 7, 2002.


  • Processor Speed: 800 MHz.
  • Processor Architecture: 32-bit.
  • Processor type: PowerPC “Apollo 6” G4 (7445).
  • Cores: 1.
  • On-Board Ram: 256 MB.
  • Video: 17” TFT LCD, 1024 × 768 pixels resolution, viewing angle: 120° horizontal and 90° degrees vertical.
  • Graphics: nVidia GeForce 2 MX with 32 MB of DDR SDRAM.
  • Storage: 60 GB, 5400-rpm Ultra ATA-66 up to 128 GB Hard Drive Supported.
  • Input\Output: 3x USB 1.1, 2x Firewire 400, built-in microphone, audio out, Apple Pro Speakers mini-jack, Mini-VGA video out.
  • Optical drive: 2x “Super Drive”.
  • Internet \ Wireless connection: Optional 11 Mbit/s AirPort 802.11b (adapter required), 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet, 56k V.90 modem 4 Mbit/s.
  • OS: Preinstalled OS: MacOS 9.2.2, MacOS 10.0.2. OS max. upgrade: 10.5 “Leopard”.
  • Dimensions: 12.95 x 15.1 x 10.6 inch maximum.
  • Weight: 21.3 lb.

Apple Orders, Discontinuation, Price

Model No: M6498 (EMC 1873).

Apple Order number: M8535LL/A (M8535LL/B since July 17, 2002).

Discontinued: February 4, 2003.

Price: $1999.


  • The Apple external speakers are the wonder of design. Many Apple fans still wish they were produced nowadays. They look like translucent glass balls with a silver indentation on the front and goes well with the hemispherical base.
  • The display can be rotated, adjusted in horizontal and vertical dimensions and is covered with a glass panel.

How to Search the Internet

If you know the Internet address, you can go there directly. If you have a dial-up connection, you can use the modem status icon (W) to connect to and disconnect from the Internet.

To learn more about Internet Explorer: Open Internet Explorer and choose Internet Explorer Help from the Help menu.

  1. Click the icon in the Dock to open Internet Explorer.
  2. Type the Internet address and press Return on your keyboard.

You can also search the Internet with Sherlock feature. You can click the other buttons to find people, read the news, shop, look for travel tips, for career opportunities and more. Click the hard disk icon to search the files on your computer.

  • Click the icon in the Dock to open Sherlock.
  • Click the Internet icon and type a question in the search field.
  • Click the Search button. Then double-click an item in the list of sites.

How to Get More out of the Internet with iTools

iTools is a suite of Internet services integrated into Mac OS X.

  • iDisk: Your own storage space on Apple’s Internet server. Share photos, movies, and other files over the Internet. Access your files from another Macintosh or PC.
  • HomePage: Build a personal Web site in three easy steps. Create a photo album, publish an iMovie, post your résumé, and more. Anyone can view your site on the World Wide Web.
  • iCards: Send an elegant iCard, just right for any occasion. Choose a ready-made photo, or create a personalized iCard using a photo on your iDisk.
  • Email: Get your own email address. It’s easy and works with your favorite email application.

If you signed up for iTools when you first turned on your computer, you already have an account. To sign up for a new iTools account, open System Preferences and click Internet. Then click Sign Up.

How to Store Files Remotely

To store pictures, movies, documents, and other files remotely: To access your files from another computer, log into your iTools account. Remember that anyone can access the files in your Public folder.

  1. Choose iDisk from the Go menu.
  2. Drag files to a folder on your iDisk to copy them.

To Get Started Using AppleWorks

  1. Click the icon in the Dock to open AppleWorks.
  2. Click the type of document you want to create, or click the Templates tab to modify a ready-made document.

Update Software

Keep your iMac’s software up-to-date. Use Software Update to get the latest updates and drivers:

  • Click the icon in the Dock to open System Preferences.
  • Click Software Update.
  • Click the name of a software item to learn more about it. You can schedule your computer to check automatically for software updates.
  • Then click Update Now.
  • Select the software you want to update and then click Install.

To use Software Update, you must have an Internet connection.

Learn more about using your computer

For this iMac model, Apple recommended to look in Mac Help for more information on using your computer.

  1. Click the Finder icon in the Dock.
  2. Then choose Mac Help from the Help menu.
  3. Once there, type a question and click Ask.
  4. Click an item in the list of Help topics.
  5. To browse the features of your computer, click Go under At a glance.
  6. Now click Quick Clicks topics for answers to frequently asked questions.
  7. To look at Help for other applications, click the ? button (question mark).


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  • iMac G4/800 17-Inch (Flat Panel, 2002) – its hardware is housed in a hemisphere about 10 inches high, while the 17” flat panel TFT monitor tops it on an adjustable steel arm.


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