eMac available these days to any or all
Following a lead of their US parent company, Apple United kingdom has become selling its eMac to everybody.
So far, the eMac type of G4 Mac was available simply to the training market. Now, the initial imac desktop-inspired system is open to all. The organization states the choice to release its product to some wider market was taken due to consumer demand.
The organization describes the eMac since it’s least expensive PowerPC G4-based system. Even though it lacks PCI expansion slots, the merchandise provides a 17-inch flat CRT display inside a space-saving, all-in-one design.
“Consumers have pounded up for grabs demanding to purchase the eMac, so we agree,” stated Apple Chief executive officer Jobs. “The eMac’s production ramp is in front of schedule, so we’ll have sufficient eMacs this quarter to fulfill both our education and non-education customers.”
The eMac supports five screen resolutions: 640-x-480 pixels at 138Hz 800-x-600 pixels at 112Hz 1024-x-768 pixels at 89Hz 1152-x-864 pixels at 80Hz and 1280-x-960 pixels at 72Hz. A tilt-and-swivel stand can be obtained being an optional extra. This allows users tilt the machine from -5 to 15 levels up and lower, and enables for 360-degree swivelling.
Additional features within the Airport terminal-ready device include: a built-in 10/100BaseT Ethernet port twin FireWire, and five USB ports built-in stereo loudspeakers a CD-RW drive along with a built-in 56K modem. The eMac can also be outfitted by having an NVidia GeForce2 MX AGP 2X video card with 32MB of Double Data Rate (DDR) video memory for 3D performance.
The system costs from ￡949 for that 700Mhz model, outfitted with 256K L2 cache, 128MB RAM, along with a 40GB hard-drive. The midrange model (￡1,098) hosts 256MB RAM as well as an eMac stand as the top-of-the number model (costing ￡1,387) offers 512MB RAM, a stand along with a year’s subscription towards the AppleCare Protection Plan. All prices include VAT, and therefore are obtained from the Apple Store.