Macintosh Server G4 with Digital Audio

The Apple Macintosh Server G4 with Digital Audio is a server computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple in 2001 as part of the Macintosh Server G4 series of Power Macintosh computers. The computer has been introduced on January 9, 2001, and its price started at $2999.

The new Macintosh Server features a Single or Dual 533 MHz PowerPC 7410 G4 processor, 256 MB of RAM, 36 GB / 60 GB or 72 GB hard drive, 32x CD-ROM drive, and 32 MB NVIDIA GeForce2 MX graphics.

This Macintosh has been discontinued on July 18, 2001, and has been replaced in the same year by Macintosh Server G4 QuickSilver.

Today Macintosh Server G4 with Digital Audio is 22 years old!

Macintosh Server G4
Source: – Macintosh Server G4

Macintosh Server G4 with Digital Audio Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedJanuary 9, 2001
DiscontinuedJuly 18, 2001
Model IdentifierPowerMac3,4
Model NumberM5183
Order NumberM8182LL/A
Original Price$2,999
Weight30 Ibs.
13.607 KG
Dimensions17” H x 8.9” W x 18.4” D
43.18 cm H x 22.6 cm W x 46.73 cm D

Tech Specs


ProcessorPowerPC 7410 G4
Processor Speed533 MHz
Dual 533 MHz
Number of Cores1
System Bus133 MHz
Cache64 KB L1
256 KB or 1 MB backside L2

Storage & Media

Storage60 GB 7,200 rpm (ATA)
32 GB 10,000 rpm (SCSI)
72 GB 10,000 rpm (SCSI)
Media1 – 32x CD-ROM
1 – Zip 250 drive (Optional)


Built-in Memory256 MB
Maximum Memory1.5 GB
Memory Slots3 – PC-133 3.3v 168-pin SDRAM
Minimum Speed10 ns
Interleaving SupportNo


Built-in DisplayNone


Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce2 MX
Graphics Memory32 MB
Display Connection1 – VGA
1 – ADC
Display ModesSingle display only


Expansion Slots4 – 33 MHz 64-bit PCI
1 – 4x AGP
Bays4 – Internal 3.5″ ATA drive bays
1 – Optical drive bay
1 – Zip 250 bay
Hard Drive InterfaceUltra ATA/66 (ATA-5) or Ultra160 SCSI
Optical Drive InterfaceEIDE (ATA-3)


Ethernet10/100/1000BASE-T (RJ-45)
Modem56k (Optional)
Wi-FiAirPort Card 802.11b (Optional)
USB2 – 12 Mbps
SCSI1 – Ultra160 SCSI PCI Card (Optional)
FireWire2 – 400 Mbps (15W total power)
Audio In1 – 3.5-mm analog input jack
Audio Out1 – 2.5-mm Apple Pro Speaker minijack
Display1 – VGA
1 – ADC


Original OSMac OS 9.1 with AppleShare 6.3.3
Mac OS X Server
Maximum OSMac OS X 10.4.11
FirmwareMac OS ROM
Bundled SoftwareNone

Keyboard and Mouse

PeripheralsApple Pro Keyboard
Apple Pro Mouse


Backup Battery3.6 V 850 mAh Lithium (922-4028)
Maximum Continuous Power338 W
Line Voltage115 V AC (90-132 V AC) or 230 V AC (180-264 V AC)

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