MacBook Pro 17-inch Late 2006

The Apple MacBook Pro 17-inch Late 2006 is a notebook computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2006 to 2007 as part of the MacBook Pro computers. The computer has been introduced on October 24, 2006, and its price started at $2799.

The new MacBook Pro features a 2.33 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T7600 processor, 17″ TFT Display, 2 GB of RAM, 160 GB hard drive, slot-loading 8x DVD-R/CD-RW dual-layer “SuperDrive”, built-in Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR, AirPort Extreme Card, FireWire “400” and “800”, iSight camera, ambient light sensor, illuminated keyboard, and 256 MB ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 graphics.

This MacBook has been discontinued on June 5, 2007.

Today MacBook Pro 17-inch Late 2006 is 15 years old!

MacBook Pro 17-inch
Source: techable.com – MacBook Pro 17-inch

MacBook Pro 17-inch Late 2006 Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedOctober 24, 2006
DiscontinuedJune 5, 2007
Model IdentifierMacBookPro2,1
Model NumberA1212
EMC2119
Order NumberMA611LL/A
Original Price$2,799
ColorsAluminum
Weight6.8 Ibs.
3.084 KG
Dimensions1” H x 15.4” W x 10.6” D
2.54 cm H x 39.11 cm W x 26.92 cm D

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo T7600 “Merom”
Processor Speed2.33 GHz
Architecture64-bit
Number of Cores2
System Bus667 MHz
Cache4 MB on-chip shared L2

Storage & Media

Storage120 GB
160 GB
200 GB
Media1 – 8x DVD-R/CD-RW dual-layer “SuperDrive” slot-loading drive

Memory

Built-in Memory2 GB
Maximum Memory3 GB
Memory Slots2 – PC2-5300 DDR2 200-pin SO-DIMM 667 MHz
Interleaving SupportYes

Display

Built-in Display17″ Color TFT Display (Optional glossy Display)
Pixel Density116 dpi
Brightness300 cd/m²
Resolutions640 x 480
720 x 480
800 x 500
800 x 600
1024 x 640
1024 x 768
1152 x 720
1280 x 800
1280 x 1024
1680 by 1050 (native)

Graphics

Graphics CardATI Mobility Radeon X1600
Graphics Memory256 MB GDDR3
Display Connection1 – dual-link DVI (S-Video, VGA, and Composite with adapter)
Display ModesDual display extended and video mirroring
External ResolutionUp to 2560 by 1600 pixels
CameraiSight

Expansion

Expansion Slots1 – ExpressCard / 34
Hard Drive Interface1.5 Gbps Serial ATA (SATA)
Optical Drive InterfaceUltra ATA/100 (UATA/66)
BaysNone

Connections

Wi-FiAirPort Extreme Card 802.11b/g
Ethernet10/100/1000BASE-T (RJ-45)
ModemApple USB Modem MA034Z/A (Optional)
BluetoothBluetooth 2.0 + EDR
Infrared1 – For Apple Remote Only
ADBNone
FireWire1 – 400 Mbps
1 – 800 Mbps
SCSINone
USB3 – 480 Mbps
Audio In1 – 3.5-mm analog/optical input jack
1 – Built-in microphone
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm analog/optical output jack
4 – Built-in speakers
Display1 – dual-link DVI (S-Video, VGA, and Composite with adapter)
Security Slot1 – Kensington cable lock

Sensors

Motion SensorSudden Motion Sensor (SMS)
Liquid SensorNone

Keyboard and trackpad

KeyboardBuilt-in Full-size 78-key (U.S.) or 79-key (ISO) incl. 12 function and 4 arrow keys, embedded keypad, illuminated with ambient light sensor
TrackpadBuilt-in Solid-state trackpad (Tap, double-tap, drag, and scroll)

Software

Original OSMac OS X 10.4.8
Maximum OSMac OS X 10.7.5
FirmwareIntel Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI)
Bundled SoftwareMac OS X 10.4
iLife ’06 (includes iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie HD, iDVD, iWeb, GarageBand)
Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac Test Drive
iWork ’06 (30-day trial)
QuickBooks for Mac New User Edition
Comic Life
FileMaker Pro trial
Omni Outliner
Photo Booth
Front Row
Apple Hardware Test

Power

System Battery68 W Lithium-Polymer (MA458G/A)
Backup BatteryNone
Battery LifeUp to 5.5 hours
Maximum Battery Cycles300
Maximum Continuous PowerUnknown
Line Voltage100-240 V AC
Power Adapter85 W MagSafe Power Adapter (MA357LL/A)

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