iMac Special Edition Mid 2001
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iMac Special Edition Mid 2001


The Apple iMac Special Edition Mid 2001 is a personal computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple in 2001 as part of the iMac G3 series of iMac computers. The computer has been introduced on July 18, 2001, and its price started at $1499. The new iMac Special Edition features a 700 MHz PowerPC 750cx G3 processor, 256 MB of RAM, 60 GB hard drive, 8x CD-RW drive, and 16 MB ATI Rage 128 Ultra graphics. This iMac has been discontinued on January 7, 2002 and has been replaced by iMac with Flat Panel Display.

Today iMac SE Mid 2001 is 20 years old!

iMac Special Edition Mid 2001 – General information

Overview

IntroducedJuly 18, 2001
DiscontinuedJanuary 7, 2002
Model IdentifierPowerMac4,1
Model NumberM5521
EMC1857
Order NumberM8510LL/A (Graphite)
M8554LL/A (Snow)
Price$1,499
ColorsGraphite
Snow
Weight34.7 Ibs.
15.739 KG
Dimensions15” H x 15” W x 17.1” D
38.1 cm H x 38.1 cm W x 43.43 cm D

Hardware

Processor

ProcessorPowerPC 750cx G3
Processor Speed700 MHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores1
System Bus100 MHz
Cache64 KB L1
256 KB backside L2
CoprocessorBuilt-in FPU

Storage & Media

Storage60 GB
Media1 – 8x CD-RW

Memory

Built-in Memory256 MB
Maximum Memory1 GB
Memory Slots2 – PC-100 3.3v 168-pin SDRAM
Minimum Speed10 ns
Interleaving SupportNo

Display

Built-in Display15″ Shadow-mask CRT Display (13.8″ viewable)
Resolutions640 x 480 at 117 Hz
800 x 600 at 95 Hz
1024 x 768 at 75 Hz

Graphics

Graphics CardATI Rage 128 Ultra
Graphics Memory16 MB
Display Connection1 – VGA
Display ModesVideo mirroring only
External ResolutionN/A
CameraNone

Expansion

Expansion SlotsNone
Optical Drive InterfaceUltra ATA (Shared with hard disk drive)
Hard Drive InterfaceUltra ATA (Shared with optical drive)

Connections

Ethernet10/100BASE-T (RJ-45)
Modem56k
Wi-FiAirPort Card 802.11b (Optional)
BluetoothNone
USB2 – 12 Mbps
FireWire2 – 400 Mbps (8 W total power)
InfraredNone
Audio In1 – 3.5-mm analog input jack
1 – Built-in microphone
Audio Out3 – 3.5-mm analog output jack
2 – Built-in speakers
Display1 – VGA

Software

Original OSMac OS 9.1
Mac OS X 10.0.4
Later OSMac OS 9.2
Mac OS X 10.1
Mac OS X 10.1.2
Mac OS X 10.1.3
Mac OS X 10.2
Maximum OSMac OS X 10.4.11
FirmwareMac OS ROM 7.5.1
Bundled SoftwareMac OS 9.1 or Mac OS X
QuickTime
iMovie 2
iTunes
AppleWorks
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Microsoft Outlook Express
Netscape Communicator
Quicken Deluxe 2001
Palm Desktop
FAXstf
Cro-Mag Rally
Bugdom
Nanosaur

Keyboard and Mouse

PeripheralsApple Pro Keyboard
Apple Pro Mouse

Power

Backup Battery3.6 V 850 mAh Lithium (922-4028)
Maximum Continuous Power150 W
Line Voltage100-260 V AC

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