MacBook Pro 17-inch Mid 2009


The Apple MacBook Pro 17-inch Mid 2009 is a notebook computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2009 to 2010 as part of the MacBook Pro computers. The computer has been introduced on June 8, 2009, and its price started at $2499.

The new MacBook Pro features a 2.8 GHz or 3.06 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, 17″ LED-backlit TFT glossy Display, aluminum unibody, 4 GB of RAM, 500 GB hard drive, slot-loading 8x DVD-R/CD-RW dual-layer “SuperDrive”, built-in Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, FireWire “800”, iSight camera, ambient light sensor, illuminated keyboard, and 256 MB NVIDIA GeForce 9600M graphics.

This MacBook has been discontinued on April 13, 2010.

Today MacBook Pro 17-inch Mid 2009 is 13 years old!

MacBook Pro 17-inch Unibody
Source: macrumors.com – MacBook Pro 17-inch Unibody

MacBook Pro 17-inch Mid 2009 Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedJune 8, 2009
DiscontinuedApril 13, 2010
Model IdentifierMacBookPro5,2
Model NumberA1297
EMC2329
Order NumberMC226LL/A
Original Price$2,499
$2,799
ColorsAluminum
Weight6.6 Ibs.
2.993 KG
Dimensions0.98” H x 15.47” W x 10.51” D
2.48 cm H x 39.29 cm W x 26.69 cm D

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo T9600 “Penryn” (2.8 GHz)
Intel Core 2 Duo T9900 “Penryn” (3.06 GHz)
Processor Speed2.8 GHz
3.06 GHz
Architecture64-bit
Number of Cores2
System Bus1066 MHz
Cache6 MB on-chip shared L2

Storage & Media

Storage500 GB (HDD)
128 GB (SSD)
256 GB (SSD)
Media1 – 8x DVD-R/CD-RW dual-layer “SuperDrive” slot-loading drive

Memory

Built-in Memory4 GB
Maximum Memory8 GB
Memory Slots2 – PC3-8500 DDR3 204-pin SO-DIMM 1066 MHz
Interleaving SupportYes

Display

Built-in Display17″ LED-backlit TFT glossy Display (Optional antiglare Display)
Pixel Density133 ppi
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
1600 x 1200
1680 x 1050
1920 x 1200 (native)

Graphics

Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce 9400M
NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT
Graphics Memory512 MB GDDR3 (NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT)
256 MB DDR3 shared with main memory (NVIDIA GeForce 9400M)
Display Connection1 – Mini DisplayPort (VGA, DVI, or dual-link DVI with adapter)
Display ModesDual display extended and video mirroring
External ResolutionUp to 2560 by 1600 pixels
CameraiSight

Expansion

Expansion Slots1 – ExpressCard / 34
Hard Drive Interface3 Gbps Serial ATA (SATA)
Optical Drive Interface3 Gbps Serial ATA (SATA)
BaysNone

Connections

Wi-FiAirPort Extreme Card 802.11a/b/g/n
Ethernet10/100/1000BASE-T (RJ-45 – Support for jumbo frames)
ModemApple USB Modem MA034Z/A (Optional)
BluetoothBluetooth 2.1 + EDR
Infrared1 – For Apple Remote Only
FireWire1 – 800 Mbps
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
2 – Built-in speakers
Display1 – Mini DisplayPort (VGA, DVI, or dual-link DVI with adapter)
Security Slot1 – Kensington cable lock

Sensors

Motion SensorSudden Motion Sensor (SMS)
Liquid SensorLiquid Contact Indicators (LCI)

Keyboard and trackpad

KeyboardFull-size backlit keyboard with 78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) keys
TrackpadMulti-Touch trackpad

Software

Original OSMac OS X 10.5.7
Later OSMac OS X 10.6
Maximum OSOS X 10.11.6
FirmwareIntel Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI)
AirDropSupported
Bundled SoftwareMac OS X 10.5
iLife ’09 (includes iPhoto, iMovie, iDVD, iWeb, GarageBand)

Power

System Battery95 W Lithium-Polymer
Backup BatteryNone
Battery LifeUp to 8 hours
Maximum Battery Cycles1000
Maximum Continuous PowerUnknown
Line Voltage100-240 V AC
Power Adapter85 W MagSafe Power Adapter (MA938LL/A)

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