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iBook Notebook 12.1" 1.33GHz G4. - Apple Computer M9846LL/A

Part#: 13738  (In Stock) (Price Drop: 10/14/2014 )
Condition: Pre-Owned
Specs: Screen Size - 12 Inch
Introduced - 2005
# Cores - 1
Processor Type - G4
Processor Speed - 1.0GHz-1.49GHz
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Options: Use the Configurator (to the right) to select: Hard Drive, Optical Drive, Memory, Airport Card, Power Adapter, Apple Mouse and Battery. Extended Warranty, Diagnostics Testing and Insurance must be added at time of purchase.

Product Includes: Computer, battery, AC adapter and power cord, Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger and iLife installed on hard drive. Paper manuals not included. Electronic versions are available online.

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Hard Drive The hard drive is where all of your programs, documents, songs, images and videos are stored. Hard drive sizes are measured in gigabytes, so "250GB" means the hard drive has 250 gigabytes. One gigabyte of storage can hold about 10 music CDs. That's about 250 songs in MP3 format which can be played on your iPod. A DVD movie takes up a lot of hard drive space, anywhere from 5 to 10GB. Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger and iLife takes up about 11GB of Hard Drive Space.



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Optical Drive

Optical drives play CDs and DVDs. Apple has two kinds of optical drives, the SuperDrive and the Combo drive.

The Combo drive came first. It was a big advance over the CD drive, which played and recorded on CDs only.

The Combo drive also plays DVDs. You can watch DVD movies on your Mac with a Combo drive, but you cannot record on DVDs, only on CDs. Recording on DVDs requires the SuperDrive.



The SuperDrive does it all: play and record on CDs and DVDs. Writing on DVDs is a great benefit, because you can store up to 4.7GB of data on one single-sided DVD disc. This is about 8 times more than you can store on a single CD. This makes DVDs perfect for inexpensive backup of your entire hard drive, or at least your critical documents, songs and family pictures.

Memory

Selecting the right amount of memory for your needs is one of the most important decisions when you customize your pre-owned Mac. Memory is different from hard drive space, which is for permanent storage of your files and data. The Mac can't do anything with that data until it is actually transferred from the hard drive into memory. Hard drive data is sort of like information in a book. You can't think about it until you've read it into your own memory.



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The same thing happens again if your programs or data files become bigger than what can be handled in memory at the same time. So the way to get the best performance is to get as much memory as you can. You should always get at least 512MB. If you are creating graphics and doing image processing, then you should get 1GB minimum. And if you are working with real time audio and video production, get the max your Mac can support.

Wireless Apple Card



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Diagnostics Testing is done after final assembly of your custom configured Mac. Software programs put the computer through a battery of tests and monitor performance. The test results are analyzed and any necessary changes are made.

 




Warranty

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iBook G4 (Mid 2005) - Technical Specifications



iBook G4 12-inch, 1.33GHz (M9846LL/A)
iBook G4 14-inch, 1.42GHz (M9848LL/A)


Processor and memory
  • 1.33GHz or 1.42GHz PowerPC G4 processor with Velocity Engine and 512K on-chip level 2 cache
  • 133MHz or 142MHz system bus
  • Configurable Memory

Storage

  • Configurable Hard Drive
  • Configurable Optical Drive
  • Support for external FireWire and USB storage devices

Display

  • Choice of built-in 12.1-inch or 14.1-inch (diagonal) TFT XGA active-matrix display
  • Support for millions of colors at 1024 x 768 pixel resolution
  • Support for resolution scaling to 800 x 600 pixel and 640 x 480 pixel resolution with millions of colors

Graphics support

  • ATI Mobility Radeon 9550 graphics processor with 32MB of dedicated video memory and AGP 4X support

Communications

  • Built-in 56K V.92 modem (RJ-11 connector)
  • Built-in 10/100BASE-T Ethernet (RJ-45 connector)
  • Optional 54 Mbps AirPort Extreme (compliant with 802.11g standard; Wi-Fi Certified for 802.11g and 802.11b interoperability)
  • Built-in Bluetooth 2.0+EDR

Peripheral connections

  • Two 480 Mbps USB 2.0 ports
  • One FireWire 400 port at up to 400 Mbps

Audio

  • 16-bit CD-quality stereo headphone jack
  • Built-in stereo speakers
  • Built-in omnidirectional microphone
  • Support for external USB audio devices such as microphones and speakers

Video

  • VGA video output for video mirroring on an external display or projector (24-bit color) with optional Apple VGA Display Adapter.
  • S-video and composite video output to TV or projector (requires Apple Video Adapter, sold separately)

Battery

  • Configurable Battery

Keyboard and trackpad

  • Built-in full-size keyboard with 77 (U.S.) or 78 (ISO) keys, including 12 function keys, 4 arrow keys (inverted "T" arrangement) and embedded numeric keypad
  • Solid-state trackpad provides precise cursor control; supports tap, double-tap, drag and scrolling capabilities

Electrical and environmental

  • Meets ENERGY STAR requirements
  • Line voltage: 100V to 240V AC
  • Frequency: 50 to 60 Hz
  • Operating temperature: 50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)
  • Storage temperature: -13° to 113° F (-25° to 45° C)
  • Relative humidity: 20% to 80% noncondensing
  • Maximum operating altitude: 10,000 feet
  • Maximum storage altitude: 15,000 feet

Size and weight (12.1-inch model)

  • Height: 1.35 inches (3.42 cm)
  • Width: 11.2 inches (28.5 cm)
  • Depth: 9.06 inches (23.0 cm)
  • Weight: 4.9 pounds (2.2 kg)

Size and weight: (14.1-inch model)

  • Height: 1.35 inches (3.42 cm)
  • Width: 12.7 inches (32.3 cm)
  • Depth: 10.2 inches (25.9 cm)
  • Weight: 5.9 pounds (2.7 kg)

iBook G4 (Mid 2005) - Technical Specifications


12-inch Combo Drive

14-inch SuperDrive

Model

M9846LL/A

M9848LL/A

Processor

1.33GHz PowerPC G4

1.42GHz PowerPC G4

Level 2 Cache

512K at 1.33GHz

512K at 1.42GHz

System bus

133MHz

142MHz

Memory (DDR SDRAM)

Configurable

Hard drive

Configurable

Configurable

Optical drive

Configurable

Configurable

Display

12.1-inch (diagonal) TFT XGA

14.1-inch (diagonal) TFT XGA

Graphics support

ATI Mobility Radeon 9550 with 32MB of dedicated DDR SDRAM

FireWire

One FireWire 400 port at up to 400 Mbps

USB

Two USB 2.0 ports at up to 480 Mbps each

VGA, S-video and composite video output

Video mirroring supports VGA video out to an external display or projector (requires optional Apple VGA Video Adapter) and S-video and composite video out to a TV or VCR (requires optional Apple Video Adapter, sold separately).

Modem

Built-in 56K V.92 modem

Ethernet

Built-in 10/100BASE-T Ethernet

Wireless

Optional 54-Mbps AirPort Extreme (Wi-Fi 802.11g); built-in Bluetooth 2.0+EDR

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