iMac (17” Flat Panel)

Introduced: July 2002
Terminated: February 2003


The iMac (17” Flat Panel) was almost identical to the 15” iMac released earlier in the year.  The major change was the 17” screen that had a resolution of 1440 x 900.  The single configuration for this model ran at 800Mhz, had an 80 GB hard drive, 256Mb of RAM and a SuperDrive.


Building on the success of the redesigned iMac line, the iMac (17” Flat Panel) offered a larger screen and high-end specifications at $1999.


iMac (17” Flat Panel)


Processor: PowerPC 7450 v2.1 (G4)
Number of Cores: 1
Processor Speed: 800 MHz
Benchmarks: 800 MHz: 390
Cache: 64 KB L1, 256k backside (1:1) L2
System Bus: 100 MHz
Hard Drive: 80 GB 5400-rpm
Media: Tray-loading 2x SuperDrive
Peripherals: Apple Pro Keyboard, Apple Pro Mouse
Colors: White
Weight and Dimensions (US): 22.8 lbs., 13.03 - 20.0” H x 16.7 - 17.7” W x 10.6 - 16.7” D; base diameter: 10.6”
Weight and Dimensions (Metric): 10.3 kg, 33.1 - 50.8 cm H x 42.4 - 45 cm W x 26.9 - 42.4 cm D
Original Mac OS: Mac OS 9.2.2 (Mac OS ROM 9.5.1) and Mac OS X 10.1.5
Later Mac OS: Mac OS X 10.2 (6C115)
Maximum Mac OS: Latest release of Mac OS X
Hardware Test: AHT (iMac/eMac) 1.2.2
Firmware: Open Firmware
Firmware Update: None
Logicboard RAM: None
Maximum RAM: 1.0 GB
Type of RAM Slots: 1 - PC133 144-pin SO-DIMM (user accessible), 1- PC133 168-pin SDRAM (factory installed)
Minimum RAM Speed: 10 ns
Interleaving Support: No
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce4 MX
ATI Card Model:—
Graphics Connection: 2x AGP
Graphics Memory: 32 MB
Built-in Display: 17-inch LCD (200 candela per meter squared)
Resolutions: 1440 x 900 (Optimum), 1152 x720, 1024x768, 800 x 600, 640 x 480
Display Modes: Video mirroring only
Display Connection: 1 - Mini-VGA (Composite and S-video with adapter)
Video Camera: None
Expansion Slots: None
Hard Drive Bus: Ultra ATA/66 (ATA-5)
Large Drive Support: Yes (128 GB or larger per drive)
Optical Drive Bus:—
Backup Battery: 3.6 V Lithium (922-4760)
Max Watts: 130 W
Line Voltage: 90-264V AC
AirPort: Optional AirPort card (802.11b)
Bluetooth: None
Ethernet: 10/100BASE-T (RJ-45)
Modem: 56k
USB: 3 - 12 MBit/s
FireWire: 2 - 400 MBit/s (8W total power)
Audio In: 1 - Built-in microphone
Audio Out: 1 - 3.5-mm analog output jack, 1 - 2.5-mm Apple Pro Speaker minijack, Built-in speaker (24-bit 48 kHz sample rate)


Introduced in July 2002, the iMac (17” Flat Panel) was discontinued in February 2003.



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