iBook Special Edition
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iBook Special Edition


The Apple iBook Special Edition is a notebook that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple in 2000 as part of the iBook series of Macintosh computers. The computer has been introduced on February 16, 2000 and its price started at $1799. The new iBook SE features a 366 MHz PowerPC 750 G3 processor, 12.1″ color LCD display, 64 MB of RAM, 6 GB hard drive, tray-loading 24x CD-ROM drive, and 4 MB ATI Rage Mobility graphics. This iBook has been discontinued on September 13, 2000.

Today iBook Special Edition is 21 years old!

iBook Special Edition – General information

Overview

IntroducedFebruary 16, 2000
DiscontinuedSeptember 13, 2000
Model IdentifierPowerBook2,1
Model NumberM2453
Order NumberM7716LL/A
Price$1,799
ColorsGraphite
Weight6.7 Ibs.
3.039 KG
Dimensions11.6” H x 13.5” W x 1.8” D
29.46 cm H x 34.29 cm W x 4.57 cm D

Hardware

Processor

ProcessorPowerPC 750 G3
Processor Speed366 MHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores1
System Bus66 MHz
Cache64 KB L1
512 KB backside L2

Storage & Media

Storage6 GB
Media1 – 24x CD-ROM (Tray-loading)

Memory

Built-in Memory64 MB
Maximum Memory576 MB (64 + 512 MB)
Memory Slots1 – PC66 3.3V 144-pin SO-DIMM
Minimum Speed10 ns
Interleaving SupportNo

Display

Built-in Display12.1″ Color TFT Active Matrix Display
Resolutions640 x 480
800 x 600

Graphics

Graphics CardATI Rage Mobility
Graphics Memory4 MB
Display ConnectionNone
Display ModesNone
External ResolutionNone

Expansion

Expansion SlotsNone
Hard Drive InterfaceATA-2
BaysNone

Connections

Wi-FiAirPort Card 802.11b (Optional)
Ethernet10/100BASE-T (RJ-45)
Modem56k v.90
BluetoothNone
InfraredNone
SerialNone
SCSINone
USB1 – 12 Mbps
Audio InNone
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm analog output jack
1 – Built-in speakers
DisplayNone
Security SlotNone

Keyboard and trackpad

KeyboardBuilt-in Full-size 76-key (U.S.) or 77-key (ISO) incl. 12 function and 4 arrow keys
TrackpadBuilt-in Solid-state trackpad (Tap, double-tap and drag)

Software

Original OSMac OS 8.6
Maximum OSMac OS X 10.3.9
FirmwareMacintosh ROM 2.3.1
Bundled SoftwareMac OS 8.6
AppleWorks
Palm Desktop Organizer
Internet Explorer
Microsoft Outlook Express
Netscape Communicator
AOL 4.0
EarthLink TotalAccess
EdView Internet Safety Kit Family Edition
The World Book Encyclopedia
Adobe Acrobat Reader
FAXstf
Nanosaur
Bugdom
QuickTime 4

Power

System Battery45 Wh Lithium-Ion (M7426)
Backup BatteryNone
Battery LifeUp to 6 hours
Maximum Continuous Power45 W
Line Voltage100-240 V AC
Power AdapterApple 45 Watt Power Adapter (M7332)

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