Apple TV (1st Generation) is a digital media player that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2007 to 2010 as part of the Apple TV series. The TV box has been introduced on January 9, 2007, and its price started at $299.
Apple TV is a device that can receive digital data for visual and audio content such as music, video, video games, or the screen display of certain other devices, and play it on a connected television set or other video display.
This Apple TV features a 1 GHz Intel Pentium M processor, 256 MB of RAM, 40 GB or 160 GB hard drive, ethernet port, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g, USB port, HDMI connection, HD TV capability, and NVIDIA GeForce Go 7300 graphics.
The device has no integrated controls and can only be controlled remotely, either by an Apple Remote control device (which is included with Apple TV) using its infrared capability.
This Apple TV has been discontinued on September 1, 2010.
Today Apple TV is 16 years old!
Original Apple TV Release Date and Price
|Introduced||January 9, 2007|
|Released||March 22, 2007|
|Discontinued||September 1, 2010|
|Original Price||$299 (40 GB)|
$349 (160 GB)
|Weight||2.4 Ibs. – 1.088 KG|
|Dimensions||1.1” H x 7.7” W x 7.7″ D|
2.79 cm H x 19.55 cm W x 19.55 cm D
|Processor||Intel Pentium M|
|Processor Speed||1 GHz|
|Number of Cores||1|
|Cache||2 MB on-chip L2|
|Storage||40 GB |
|Memory||256 MB DDR2 SDRAM 400 MHz|
|Graphics Card||NVIDIA GeForce Go 7300|
|Ethernet||1 – 10/100BASE-T|
|Wi-Fi||802.11b/g and draft-n|
|Infrared||1 – For Apple Remote only|
|USB||1 – 480 Mbps (Service & Diagnostic only)|
|TV Capability||Enhanced-definition or high-definition widescreen TVs capable of 1080p/1080i 60/50Hz, 720p 60/50Hz, 576p 50Hz (PAL format), or 480p 60Hz|
|Audio / Video||HDMI|
Analog RCA stereo audio
|Audio Formats||AAC (16 to 320 Kbps)|
AAC (from iTunes Store)
MP3 (16 to 320 Kbps)
|Video Formats||H.264 and protected H.264 (from iTunes Store): 640 by 480, 30 fps, LC version of Baseline Profile; 320 by 240, 30 fps, Baseline Profile up to Level 1.3; 1280 by 720, 24 fps, Progressive Main Profile.|
MPEG-4: 640 by 480, 30 fps, Simple Profile
|Audio Output||Dolby Digital 5.1|
|Video Output||720p 60/50 Hz (NTSC/PAL)|
576p 50 Hz (PAL)
480p 60 Hz (NTSC)
|Original OS||Mac OS X 10.4.7 (Apple TV 1.0)|
|Maximum OS||Apple TV 3.0.2|
|iTunes||iTunes 7.1 or later|
|Power||48 W Universal Power Supply|
Apple Support – Apple TV (1st generation): Technical Specifications