Apple Studio 15-inch LCD ADC Display

The Apple Studio 15-inch LCD ADC Display is an LCD Display that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 1998 to 1999, as part of the Apple Studio Display series. This Display has been introduced on July 19, 2000, and its price started at $999.

The new Studio Display features a 15” TFT LCD Screen (1024 x 768), 16.7 million colors, 300:1 contrast ratio, pixel density up to 86 dpi, brightness up to 230 cd/m², two USB ports, and an ADC connection port.

This Studio Display has been discontinued on January 28, 2003.

Today Apple Studio 15-inch LCD ADC Display is 23 years old!

Apple Studio 15-inch LCD/ADC Display
Source: – Apple Studio 15-inch LCD/ADC Display

Apple Studio 15-inch LCD ADC Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedJuly 19, 2000
DiscontinuedJanuary 28, 2003
Model NumberM2454
Order NumberM7928ZM/A
Original Price$999
$599 (from May 21, 2001)
Weight11.5 Ibs.
5.216 KG
Dimensions15.8” H x 16.1” W x 6.7” D
40.13 cm H x 40.89 cm W x 17 cm D

System Requirements

  • Mac OS 9.0.4 or later
  • Power Mac G4 or Power Mac G4 Cube or PowerBook G4 with DVI or ADC port


Viewable Area15”
Colors16.7 million
Brightness230 cd/m²
Resolutions640 x 480
800 x 600
832 x 624
1024 x 768
Viewing Angle120° horizontal
90° vertical
Contrast Ratio300:1
Response TimeN/A
Pixel PitchUnknown
Pixel Density86.33 ppi


Connection1 – ADC
Ports2 – USB


Maximum Continuous Power50 W (Operating)
35 W or less (Energy-saver)

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Apple Support – Apple Studio Display LCD (ADC) 15″: Technical Specifications