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Apple To Ship 'eMac'Educational iMac features old-school CRT
While the new eMac features a larger CRT than previous models (17 inches diagonal with a 16-inch viewable area), it also comes in 8 mm shallower than the old iMacs. The flat CRT display supports screen resolutions up to 1,280 x 960. The models include five USB ports (including the ones on the keyboard) and two FireWire ports. Other features include:
- 40 GB ATA hard drive;
- Built-in 10/100BASE-T Ethernet;
- Support for optional AirPort (IEEE 802.11) wireless networking;
- An audio-in port, headphone jack and integrated 16-watt digital amplifier and stereo speakers;
- Nvidia GeForce2 MX 3D AGP 2x graphics with 32 MB of DDR memory;
- Apple's optical Pro mouse and full-size Apple Pro Keyboard.
he eMac is available in two base configurations, one that includes a regular CD-ROM drive and one that includes a combo CD-RW/DVD-ROM. The first model sells for $999. The CD-RW model sells for $1,119 and also includes a 56 Kbps modem.
The emacs are expected to ship next month and will include and include iPhoto, iMovie 2 and iTunes 2. For more information, visit http://www.apple.com.
Contact the author: Dave Nagel is the producer of Creative Mac and Digital Media Designer; host of several World Wide User Groups, including Synthetik Studio Artist, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe LiveMotion, Creative Mac and Digital Media Designer; and executive producer of the Digital Media Net family of publications. You can reach him at email@example.com.
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