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iMac G4 17" 800MHz M8812LLA
Type
teardown
Title
iMac G4 17" 800MHz M8812LLA Teardown
Introduction
Pre-Installed MacOS 9.2.2 & X 10.1.2
Maximum MacOS X 10.4.11
This model is capable of booting in MacOS 9 and using MacOS 9 applications within the MacOS X "Classic" environment.
Standard RAM 256 MB Maximum RAM: 1.0 GB
RAM Type PC133 SDRAM Min. RAM Speed 10 ns
Details: Although Apple's original specifications stated that it shipped with PC100 RAM, Apple later warned that "PC100 RAM is not to be used with iMac (Flat Panel) computers and may create performance and reliability issues".
*There is one factory installed memory module in a 168-pin DIMM slot and one 144-pin user-accessible SO-DIMM slot.
* Standard Hard Drive 60 GB (5400 RPM) Int. HD Interface Ultra ATA/66
Standard Optical 2X "SuperDrive" Standard Disk: None
Details: Apple reports that the tray-loading DVD-R/CD-RW SuperDrive "writes DVD-R discs at 2x speed, reads DVDs at 6x speed, writes CD-R discs at 8x speed, writes CD-RW discs at 4x speed, and reads CDs at 24x speed."
Also see: What are the capabilities of the optical drive provided by the iMac G4 models? How do you replace or upgrade the optical drive?
Standard Modem 56k v.90 Standard Ethernet 10/100Base-T
Standard AirPort 802.11b (Optional) Standard Bluetooth None
USB Ports 3 (1.1) Firewire Ports: 2 (400)
Standard AirPort: 802.11b (Optional) Standard Bluetooth: None
PRAM battery 3.6V half-AA
Time Required Min
No estimate
Time Required Max
No estimate
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Moderate
Conclusion
To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.
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iMac G4/800 17-Inch (Flat Panel) Specs
iMac 17" Flat Panel - M8812LL/A - PowerMac4,5 - M6498 - EMC 1936

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