Apple eMac Specifications Page - The 2002 eMacs Compared

The Table below shows the major specifications and features for Apple eMacs. Different configurations for the eMacs are based on Apple's Online Store. Vendors' configurations may vary.

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August 2002 eMacs
eMac
Model/Mhz

eMac G4/700/700/256K

"Combination Drive"

(August 2002)

eMac G4/800/800/256K

"SuperDrive"

(August 2002)

eMac G4/800/800/256K

"SuperDrive - Ultimate"

 

Price Information

MSRP

$1,099

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Deal Zone

MSRP

$1,499

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Deal Zone

MSRP

$1,708

Apple Store only

Bus Speed
(Mhz)

100 MHz 100 MHz 100 MHz

RAM
(MAX)

128 MB
1 GB max
256MB
1GB Max
512MB
1GB Max

Graphics Support

NVIDIA GeForce2 MX with 32 MB of DDR RAM
2x AGP

Mini-VGA output port (requires VGA display adapter)
Vi deo mirroring only

NVIDIA GeForce2 MX with 32 MB of DDR RAM
2x AGP

Mini-VGA output port (requires VGA display adapter)
Vi deo mirroring only

NVIDIA GeForce2 MX with 32 MB of DDR RAM
2x AGP

Mini-VGA output port (requires VGA display adapter)
Vi deo mirroring only

Expansion
Slots

AirPort AirPort AirPort

Hard Drive

40GB Ultra ATA 60GB Ultra ATA 60GB Ultra ATA

Optical Drive

Tray loading "Combination Drive"

Reads DVDs at 8x
W rites CD-R at 12x
W rites CD-RW at 8x
Reads CDs at 32x

Tray loading "SuperDrive"

Writes DVD-R at 2x
Reads DVDs at 6x
Writes CD-R at 8x
Writes CD-RW at 4x
Reads CDs at 24x

Tray loading "SuperDrive"

Writes DVD-R at 2x
Reads DVDs at 6x
Writes CD-R at 8x
Writes CD-RW at 4x
Reads CDs at 24x

Communication

10/100BASE-T

56k V.90

AirPort Ready

10/100BASE-T

56k V.90

AirPort Ready

10/100BASE-T

56k V.90

AirPort Ready

Connectivity

3 USB 1.1 ports on base (shared on two 12-Mbps controllers)

2 FireWire Ports

3 USB 1.1 ports on base (shared on two 12-Mbps controllers)

2 FireWire Ports

3 USB 1.1 ports on base (shared on two 12-Mbps controllers)

2 FireWire Ports

 Screen

17" CRT

640 by 480 at 138Hz
800 by 600 at 112Hz
1024 by 768 at 89Hz
1152 by 864 at 80Hz
1280 by 960 at 72Hz

17" CRT

640 by 480 at 138Hz
800 by 600 at 112Hz
1024 by 768 at 89Hz
1152 by 864 at 80Hz
1280 by 960 at 72Hz

17" CRT

640 by 480 at 138Hz
800 by 600 at 112Hz
1024 by 768 at 89Hz
1152 by 864 at 80Hz
1280 by 960 at 72Hz

Misc. - - Includes tilt and swivel stand
April & June 2002 eMacs
eMac
Model/Mhz

eMac G4/700/700/256K

"Combination Drive"

(April 2002)

eMac G4/700/700/256K

"CD-ROM Drive"

(April 2002)

eMac G4/700/700/256K

CD-RW

(June 2002)

Price Information

MSRP

$1,199 schools
$1,249 students

Education Market

MSRP

$999 schools

Education Market

 

MSRP

$1,099 (original)

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Bus Speed
(Mhz)

100 MHz 100 MHz 100 MHz

RAM
(MAX)

128 MB
1 GB max
256MB
1GB Max
128 MB
1 GB max

Graphics Support

NVIDIA GeForce2 MX with 32 MB of DDR RAM
2x AGP

Mini-VGA output port (requires VGA display adapter)
Vi deo mirroring only

NVIDIA GeForce2 MX with 32 MB of DDR RAM
2x AGP

Mini-VGA output port (requires VGA display adapter)
Vi deo mirroring only

NVIDIA GeForce2 MX with 32 MB of DDR RAM
2x AGP

Mini-VGA output port (requires VGA display adapter)
Vi deo mirroring only

Expansion
Slots

AirPort AirPort AirPort

Hard Drive

40GB Ultra ATA 40GB Ultra ATA 40GB Ultra ATA

Optical Drive

Tray loading "Combination Drive"

Reads DVDs at 8x, writes CD-R discs at 12x, writes CD-RW at 8x, reads CDs at 32x

 

Tray loading CD-ROM Drive

Reads CDs at 32x

 

Tray loading CD-RW

Reads CDs at 32x
Writes CDs at 24x
Writes CD-RW at 10x

Communication

10/100BASE-T

56k V.90

AirPort Ready

10/100BASE-T

AirPort Ready

10/100BASE-T

56k V.90

AirPort Ready

Connectivity

3 USB 1.1 ports on base (shared on two 12-Mbps controllers)

2 FireWire Ports

 

3 USB 1.1 ports on base (shared on two 12-Mbps controllers)

2 FireWire Ports

3 USB 1.1 ports on base (shared on two 12-Mbps controllers)

2 FireWire Ports

 Screen

17" CRT

640 by 480 at 138Hz
800 by 600 at 112Hz
1024 by 768 at 89Hz
1152 by 864 at 80Hz
1280 by 960 at 72Hz

17" CRT

640 by 480 at 138Hz
800 by 600 at 112Hz
1024 by 768 at 89Hz
1152 by 864 at 80Hz
1280 by 960 at 72Hz

17" CRT

640 by 480 at 138Hz
800 by 600 at 112Hz
1024 by 768 at 89Hz
1152 by 864 at 80Hz
1280 by 960 at 72Hz


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