Apple Cinema Display Original
Introduced to complement the Power Macintosh G4/400, G4/450, and G4/500, the Apple Cinema Display features a 22-inch "letterbox" format (1600x1024) active-matrix LCD display and an integrated two port USB hub.
|manufacturer = Apple
|introduced_date = 08/31/1999
|discontinued_date = 07/19/2000
Identification and Background ¶
The first Apple Cinema Display, the "original" was released in a 22" version. It6's an LCD with an Optimum Resolution of 1600x1024, and maximum display of 16.7 million colors. Weighs 25 lbs. It was enclosed in a high-density plastic frame with an easel-style stand and had a display resolution of 1600 × 1024. This model was upgraded in July 2000 with the Apple Display Connector (ADC), which ran DVI, USB, and 25V power through a single connector. It was eventually replaced by a 20-inch model on January 28, 2003 that sported a widescreen display with up to 1680 × 1050 resolution.
Apple remarked that this display is "twice as bright, twice as sharp, and has three times the contrast of CRT displays". It has a DVI connector.