|Stay ahead of any work with this compact and powerful Apple a1283 Mac Mini desktop. This computer is housed inside an aluminum plastic case that is characteristic of Apple. The 2.0 GHz or 2.26 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor is supplemented by 3MB of cache memory. It features three USB 2.0 ports, an Ethernet port, a FireWire 800 jack, mini-DVI ports, and an audio jack. The included optical drive is a dual-layer DVD burner, so you can make copies of all of your favorite iMovie creations or save almost 5 gigabytes of data on a single disc. This device can support up to 4GB of SO-DIMM memory and comes with 2GB of RAM. The RAM supported speed is 1066 MHz, giving you the ability to accomplish many tasks efficiently. Connectivity includes the AirPort Extreme Wi-Fi wireless networking with built-in Bluetooth and Gigabit Ethernet. It comes with the Mac OS X v10.5 Leopard, which is great for both home and office use. This model also contains an internal drive for the OS and to meet your storage needs.Measuring a mere 6.5 by 2 square inches, the entire Mac Mini computer will fit almost anywhere. The design leaves plenty of desk room for the many accessories that these mini models are compatible with. Note that the Mini is a separate unit from the monitor, which provides flexibility for display size and location. The size and weight of this tiny Mac make it extremely mobile as well. The Snow Leopard operating system seamlessly integrates with devices such as the iPad, iPod, and iPhone, and you can use iCloud to back up all of your most important documents and files. As with most Macs, the operating system does not require a Mac pro to upgrade. Updated software and information is generally available to download from Apple at least once a month. The system will check for updates automatically, and most upgrades download in a matter of minutes for installation. This provides a very hands-off computing experience.The mini DisplayPort provides plug-and-play compatibility with DVI displays up to 1920 by 1200 with the NVIDIA GeForce 9400m graphics processor. The powerful 2.26 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor is fast enough for video games or online streaming services. The digital graphics are crisp and clean with a vibrant color spectrum. The Mac Mini works with late model display monitors as well as laptops, such as the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro. The Mac Mini can also stream videos to large-screen televisions.Early or late model Apple Mac computers provide the stability Apple is famous for, and this Mac is no exception. The Mini is unique in its ability to give users the power of a MacBook Pro or traditional iMac. This unit combines the hard drive and core processing power of a much larger machine. It can handle almost any modern software for business or entertainment. The streamlined design makes it possible to use the Mac Mini on almost any desk no matter how crowded. The portability makes it possible to use this machine anywhere you need to get the job done. From the dorm room to board room, this Apple is a unique and powerful machine that is sure to serve you well.|
- An incredibly compatible computer
If you already have it, chances are you can use it with Mac mini. Plug in your own display, keyboard, and mouse. Turn it on. And just like that, everything works together. You can even swap peripherals with another desktop computer. That's one of the great things about Mac mini. You can mix and match it with just about anything.
- Mac mini comes to the big screen
Like movies and TV shows from iTunes, the Internet, and your photo library. There's also a handy control that lets you easily adjust the output on Mac mini to fill even the biggest HDTV screen. And when you just want to listen to music, you can play your entire iTunes collection through your home entertainment center, or stream it to a set of speakers in any room.
- Plenty of ports make it ready for anything
Mac mini makes things happen. It can connect to any digital display right out of the box. Mac mini comes with Mini DisplayPort output, so it's ready to connect to the Apple LED Cinema Display or a third-party display you already have. You can even connect two displays to see more of your photos, movies, and files. Mac mini gives you ports galore: four USB 2.0 ports and one FireWire 800 port, so you can plug in your keyboard, mouse, iPod, iPhone, iPad, digital camera, DV camcorder, external hard drive, printer, and just about any other device you use.
- Souped-up graphics
Mac mini refuses to act its size. It gives you NVIDIA GeForce graphics - and speedy DDR3 memory. This graphics processor delivers up to twice the performance of the previous generation. It brings more pixel-pushing power to the 3D games and graphics-intensive applications. And you'll notice a big difference when you work with high-resolution photos and high-definition video. The most surprising part? You don't have to sacrifice efficiency for speed. The NVIDIA GeForce is more energy efficient than its predecessor. All of which proves you really can do more with less.
- More memory, more oomph
A little Mac mini goes a long way. Mac mini supports twice the memory of the previous generation. So you can run more applications at the same time. Mac mini is powered by an Intel Core 2 Duo processor, with a superfast 1066 MHz front-side bus and 3 MB of L2 cache for a nice little performance boost, which goes to show that size can be deceiving.
- Instant connection
The 802.11n wireless technology is built into Mac mini. It automatically connects to your Wi-Fi network, so you can get right down to surfing the web, printing, and streaming your music wirelessly. Bluetooth wireless technology is also built in, so you can connect accessories such as a wireless keyboard and mouse.
|Product Family ||Mac mini|
|Processor Type||Intel Core 2 Duo|
|Number of Cores||Dual-Core|
|Video Output Interface||USB|
|Motherboard I/O Ports||FireWire (IEEE1394b) x 1, RJ45 Lan Port x 1, USB 2.0 x 5|
|Bus Speed||1066 MHz|
|Hard Drive Capacity||160GB|
|Hard Drive Rotation Speed||5400RPM|
|Hard Drive Interface||Serial ATA II|
|Hard Drive Type||HDD|
|RAM Technology||DDR3 SDRAM|
|RAM Supported Speed||1066 MHz|
|RAM Max Supported Size||4GB|
|RAM Memory Slots Qunatity||2 x SODIMM|
|Installed Cache Memory||32KB|
|Max. Cache Memory||3MB|
|CD / DVD|
|Optical Drive Type||DVD±R Dual Layer/DVD±RW/CD-RW|
|Optical Drive Read Speed||24x (CD), 8x (DVD)|
|Optical Drive Write Speed||24x (CD), 6x (DVD+R DL), 6x (DVD-R DL), 8x (DVD+R), 8x (DVD-R)|
|Optical Drive ReWrite Speed||24x (CD-RW), 6x (DVD-RW), 8x (DVD+RW)|
|On Board Graphic Processor||NVIDIA GeForce 9400M|
|Max. Video Resolution||1920 x 1200|
|Installed Video Memory||256MB|
|Audio Input||Line In (3.5mm), Microphone, Optical Digital In|
|Audio Output||Headphones, Optical Digital, Optical Digital Output, Speaker(s)|
|Data Link Protocol||AirPort Extreme, Bluetooth, Ethernet, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n|
|Networking Type||Bluetooth, Integrated 10/100/1000 Network Card, Integrated Wireless LAN|
|Form Factor||Desktop Slimline|
|Release Date||October, 2009|
|Other Features||64bit Ready|