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Computer Console - Apple iMac, Bondi Blue, With Inbuilt Monitor, 1998 Object Reg. No: HT 13351 1

Apple iMac, introduced in August 1998 and discontinued in January 1999. This model was known as the Bondi Blue iMac.
Apple iMac - a fully self-contained computer, monitor with a built in tray Loading CD ROM drive . It has a 'Bondi Blue' colour semi transparent casing with grey striped monitor surrounds. The front surrounds has a built in microphone above the screen, and built in stereo speakers on lower front, either side of the CD drawer. A panel opens on the right hand side of the casing, that allows access to a connection hub panel. This hub comprisies of a microphone input, speaker output, two USB connectors, one either net connector, and telephone input for the internal modem. It also includes a reset and abort pin hole button, usually accessed with a standard paper clip. An indentation in the top of the case allows the computer to be lifted and carried.
On the underside of the casing is a fold out bracket to raise the level of the computer.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Lecki Ord, 2006
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 362 mm (Height), 380 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: computer networking, computer peripherals, computers, computing, graphics workstations, modems
Themes this item is part of: The Apple Computer Story - Music for the Millions 2001 onwards, The Apple Computer Story - Returns to Roots 1996-1999, Internet Macintosh User Group (iMug) Collection, Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: COMPUTING & CALCULATING
Secondary Classification: Digital Computing
Tertiary Classification: personal computers
Inscriptions: 'Bondi Blue"coloured logo on the top surface, and the text "iMac " centred below screen.
Information stickers on underside contain manufacture logos, Family number: M4984
Inside the right hand connection hub on side are the following numbers.
Serial Number : SG850173EVQ 12/10/98, time 5:18:30
Ethernet ID: 00050257AOBF
Manufacturer: Apple Computer Inc, Cupertino, California, United States of America, 1998

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