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Details about  Apple MacBook Pro 15.4" Laptop MC118LL/A 4GB 250GB 2.53GHz Intel Core 2 Duo

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Apple MacBook Pro 15.4" Laptop MC118LL/A 4GB 250GB 2.53GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
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Jul 18, 2012 18:36:59 PDT
US $849.99
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Kansas City, MO, United States


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Item specifics

Used: An item that has been used previously. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully ... Read moreabout the condition


Hard Drive Capacity:

250 GB

Release Year:


Processor Speed:

2.53 GHz

Product Family:

MacBook Pro


5.5 lb.

Screen Size:





4 GB

Processor Type:

Intel Core 2 Duo



Detailed item info

Product Information
Work smoothly on multiple applications simultaneously with the MacBook Pro MC118LL/A notebook that features Intel Core 2 Duo 2.53GHz processor. The 1066MHz system bus of this Apple laptop prevents system bottlenecks and ensures smoother execution. Boost your gaming experience with the installed NVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics processor of this Apple MacBook. Surf the internet with the high-speed AirPort Extreme Wi-Fi (based on IEEE 802.11n) connection of this Apple laptop. You can now exchange data with compatible devices via the Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR module of this Apple MacBook. Avail high-speed network connection with the 10/100/1000BASE-T (Gigabit) Ethernet connection of the MacBook Pro MC118LL/A notebook. Connect other peripheral devices to the MacBook Pro MC118LL/A notebook through its 2 x (up to 480-Mbps) USB 2.0 ports.

Product Identifiers
Product FamilyMacBook Pro
Model IDMacBookPro5,3
Model NumberA1286

Processor Speed2.53 GHz
Number of CoresDual-Core

Bus Speed1066 MHz

Display TechnologyLED
Screen Size15.4"
Display Max. Resolution1440 x 900

Technical Features
Security FeaturesKensington Lock Slot
Expansion Ports2 x USB 2.0, DVI (Digital Video Interface), FireWire 800, RJ-45 (NIC), VGA out
Expandability1 x MMC Card Slot, 1 x SD Card Slot
Special FeaturesIntegrated Video Camera, MagSafe Power Adapter Port

Hard Drive
Hard Drive Capacity250 GB
Hard Drive Rotation Speed 5400 RPM
Storage Controller TypeSerial ATA

Installed RAM4 GB
RAM TechnologyDDR3 SDRAM
Max Supported RAM8 GB
RAM Speed1066 MHz
Installed Cache Memory3072 KB

Optical Drive TypeDVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW
Optical Drive Read Speed24x (CD), 6x (DVD+R DL), 6x (DVD-R DL), 8x (DVD+R), 8x (DVD-R)
Optical Drive Write Speed24x (CD), 4x (DVD+R Dual Layer), 4x (DVD-R Dual Layer), 8x (DVD+R), 8x (DVD-R)
Optical Drive ReWrite Speed10x (CD-RW), 4x (DVD+RW), 4x (DVD-RW)

Graphic ProcessorNVIDIA GeForce 9400M
Installed Video Memory256 MB

Audio Output TypeHeadphones, Line Out, Optical Digital, Speaker(s)
Audio Input TypeIntegrated Microphone, Line In (3.5mm), Optical Digital In

Networking TypeBluetooth, Integrated 10/100/1000 Network Card, Integrated Wireless LAN
Data Link ProtocolAirPort Extreme, Bluetooth, Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Battery Run TimeUp to 7 Hours
Battery TechnologyLithium polymer

Depth9.82 in.
Height0.95 in.
Width14.35 in.
Weight5.5 lb.

Release DateJune, 2009
Input MethodKeyboard, Remote Control, Trackpad
Operating SystemApple MacOS X 10.5


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This is a lightly used Apple Mac Book Pro laptop.  The screen is a huge 15.4"! This unit is in great condition and will have some minor scratches that are typical of a used laptop, otherwise this unit is in pristine cosmetic condition!

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MacBook Pro
Wall Charger
2.53 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor
250GB Hard Drive
OS X 10.7 Lion

1 (2 Cores)3493/3799*
2.53 GHzCore 2 Duo (P8700)
Details:*The Intel "Core 2 Duo" 45 nm "Penryn" (P8700) processor includes two independent processor "cores" on a single silicon chip.

Also see: How fast are the "Mid-2009" 13-Inch, 15-Inch, and 17-Inch MacBook Pro Core 2 Duo models compared to one another? How fast are they compared to the models each replaced?
1066 MHz2.53 GHz (Built-in)
32k/32k3 MB (on chip)
PC3-8500 DDR31066 MHz
Details:Supports 1066 MHz PC3-8500 DDR3 SDRAM.

Also see: How do you upgrade the RAM in the "Mid-2009" 13-Inch, 15-Inch, and 17-Inch MacBook Pro Core 2 Duo models? How much RAM of what type do they support?
4 GB8 GB
Details:4 GB of RAM is installed as two 2 GB modules, no slots free.

Site sponsor Other World Computing sells memory -- as well as other upgrades -- for this MacBook Pro.

Also see: Actual Max RAM of All G3 & Later Macs.
GeForce 9400MIntegrated
Details:This model has a NVIDIA GeForce 9400M that shares memory with the system.

Also see: What type of video processor is provided by the "Unibody" MacBook Pro models? Is it upgradable? Which models have "dedicated" and "integrated" video memory?
256 MB256 MB
15.4" Widescreen1440x900
Details:15.4" color widescreen LED-backlit TFT active-matrix "glossy" display with a 1440 by 900 native resolution. Apple heralded this display as providing "60% greater color gamut" than the earlier "Unibody" MacBook Pro models that this system replaced. By default, the display is "glossy", but starting on August 11, 2009, Apple also began offering this model configured with an "anti-glare" (matte) display for US$50 more.

Apple reports that this system also supports "1280 by 800, 1152 by 720, 1024 by 640, and 800 by 500 pixels at 16:10 aspect ratio; 1024 by 768, 800 by 600, and 640 by 480 pixels at 4:3 aspect ratio; 1024 by 768, 800 by 600, and 640 by 480 pixels at 4:3 aspect ratio stretched; 720 by 480 pixels at 3:2 aspect ratio; 720 by 480 pixels at 3:2 aspect ratio stretched."

Site sponsor Mission Repair offers free diagnosis of MacBook Pro hardware problems and a 24-hour repair service for this MacBook Pro. Display repacement, keyboard replacement, a hard drive upgrade service, and more are provided.
Details:The maximum resolution supported on an external display is 2560x1600.
250 GB (5400 RPM)Serial ATA (3 Gb/s)
8X DL "SuperDrive"None
Details:Apple reports that this slot-loading "SuperDrive" (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW) has a maxium write speed of "8x DVD-R, DVD+R; 4x DVD-R DL (double layer), DVD+R DL (double layer), DVD-RW, DVD+RW; 24x CD-R; 10x CD-RW" and a maximum read speed of "8x DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-ROM; 6x DVD-ROM (double layer DVD-9), DVD-R DL (double layer), DVD+R DL (double layer), DVD-RW, and DVD+RW; 24x CD".
2 (2.0)1 (800)
Details:Two 480-Mbps USB 2.0 ports, one 800-Mbps Firewire "800" port.
SD Card SlotNone
Details:This model has an SD card slot. It does not have an ExpressCard/34 expansion slot. No expansion bays are provided.
Full-sizeTrackpad (4 Finger)
NotebookMacBook Pro (Unibody)
MC118LL/AMid-2009 15"
A1286 (EMC 2324*)MacBookPro5,4
Details:*Please note that these identifiers commonly refer to more than one model. In this case, please also note that the EMC number is not externally listed on the notebook so it cannot be used readily for identification.

Also see: All Macs with the A1286 Model Number, the 2324* EMC Number, and the MacBookPro5,4 Model Identifier. 

For more about these identifiers and how to locate them on each Mac, please refer to EveryMac.com's Mac Identification section.
73 W h Li-Poly7 Hours
X 10.7 (9J3050)Current
XP SP2 (32-Bit)*7 (64-Bit)**
Details:Also see: Are there any third-party programs to run Mac OS 9/Classic applications on Intel Macs?

Site sponsor OHS specializes in heavily upgraded Macs capable of running both Mac OS X and Mac OS 9 applications.

For more on running Windows on Intel Macs, please refer to the exhaustive Windows on Mac Q&A.
0.95 x 14.35 x 9.825.5 lbs (2.49 kg)

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