Apple Imac G5
All-in-one, Apple MacOS X 10.4, ATI Radeon X600 XT, 512 KB cache - Monitor: LCD display - 20" - TFT active matrix - 1680 x 1050
The new iMac G5 is more streamlined than even its earlier incarnation - thinner around its edges and noticeably lighter. Though it neatly conceals an extraordinary range of features that enhance your digital life, the new iMac G5 is one computer you won't want to conceal in your home. It's simply stunning - even when you're not using it. The iSight camera is built right into iMac's display, ready to spring into action when you want to snap a picture or video chat with friends aro... Read more [ Report abuse or wrong photo | Share your Apple Imac G5 photo ]
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User reviews and opinions
|seaurchin||11:19pm on Wednesday, September 15th, 2010|
|It looks slick but boy when it goes out, it goes out, and just as the warranty expires! Come month 13 my Mac croaked in a big way. I love the Mac. Mine at work just died and it had over 15 years of my job on it. Unfortunetly.|
|SergioRuiz||3:52pm on Sunday, July 11th, 2010|
|"Excellent upgrade Apple has made with the baseline IMac, basically everything has been doubled from the hard drive capacity(320gb). "Bought the computer a few months ago because my wife wanted a computer for photo editing. "We purchased our 20" iMac 2.66Ghz (current gen) about six months ago.|
|frutty||9:32am on Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010|
|The iMac is the perfect all-in-one desktop replacement. It has great performance, is compact in design, and is reliable. I use a PC and two Apples, a iMac (17) And a G5 with a 23 display I love the iMac. Small, compact, no tower, swivel screen, powerful, quiet. I use a PC and two Apples, a iMac (17) And a G5 with a 23 display I love the iMac. Small, compact, no tower, swivel screen, powerful, quiet.|
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Customizing Your Desktop and Setting Your Preferences
You can quickly make your desktop look the way you want using System Preferences. Choose Apple () > System Preferences from the menu bar.
Feel free to make changes and experiment with the following: Desktop & Screen SaverSelect this preference pane to change the background color or pattern of your desktop, or change it to a photo or image you like. You can also choose an eye-catching screen effect that will appear on your screen when your iMac G5 is left idle. DockSelect this preference pane to change the look, location, and behavior of your Dock. AppearanceSelect this preference pane to change the colors of buttons, menus, windows, and highlight colors, among other options. As you get to know your iMac G5, explore the other system preferences. System Preferences is your command center for most settings on your iMac G5. For more information, choose Help > Mac Help and search for System Preferences or for the specific preference you want to change.
Connecting to a Printer
Follow the instructions that came with your printer to install any required software and to connect the printer. The drivers for most printers are built into Mac OS X. You can connect many printers with a USB cable; others require a network connection, such as Ethernet. If you have an AirPort Express or AirPort Extreme Base Station, you can connect a USB printer to the base station (instead of connecting it to your computer) and print wirelessly. After you connect a USB or FireWire printer, your computer usually detects it automatically and adds it to the list of available printers. You may need to know the network name or address of printers connected to a network before you can print to them. To set up a printer: 1 Open System Preferences and click the Print & Fax icon. 2 Click Printing and then click the Add button (+) to add a printer. 3 Select the printer you want to use, and then click Add. 4 Use the Add button (+) and the Remove button () to choose the printers that appear in the printer list.
After you send a document to a printer, you can monitor printing, including halting your print job or putting it temporarily on hold. To monitor printing, click the printer icon in the Dock to open the printer window. You can now see the print jobs in the print queue and work with them. For more information, open Mac Help and search for printing.
When an Application Does Not Respond
On rare occasions, an application may freeze on the screen. Mac OS X provides a way to quit an application thats not responding without restarting your iMac G5. Quitting a frozen application may allow you to save your work in other open applications. To force an application to quit: 1 Press Command (x)-Option-Esc or choose Apple () > Force Quit. The Force Quit Applications dialog appears with the application selected.
2 Click Force Quit. The application quits, leaving all other applications open. If needed, you can force Classic to quit, which closes all Mac OS 9 applications. You can also restart the Finder from this dialog. If youre experiencing other problems, see Chapter 5, Troubleshooting, on page 53.
Your iMac G5 comes with software applications, including iLife applications, for activities such as sending email, surfing the Internet, chatting online, organizing music and digital photos, making movies, and much more. For more information about these applications, open the application, then open Mac Help for the application.
Getting Answers Using Mac Help
Most of the information about using your Mac is available in Mac Help. To open Mac Help: 1 Click the Finder icon in the Dock (the bar of icons at the bottom of the screen).
2 Choose Help > Mac Help (click the Help menu in the menu bar and choose Mac Help).
3 Click in the search field, type a question, and press Return on your keyboard.
Using Your iMac G5
This chapter provides instructions for using the many built-in features and capabilities of your iMac G5, so you can get the most out of your computer.
Youll find important information in the following sections: Using Mighty Mouse on page 24 Keyboard Controls on page 25 Using Your IR Receiver and the Remote on page 26 Using the Built-in iSight Video Camera on page 29 Understanding AirPort Extreme Wireless Networking on page 30 Using Bluetooth 2.0+EDR Wireless Technology on page 32 Connecting to an Ethernet Network on page 34 Using Audio Devices including the combination headphone out/optical audio out port on page 35 Connecting External Video Support (VGA, Composite, and S-Video) on page 37 Using High-Speed Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2.0 on page 39 Connecting With FireWire on page 41 Using Your Optical Drive on page 43 Securing Your iMac G5 on page 45 To learn about what you can do with your iMac G5, start with the information in this chapter. Additional information can be found in Mac Help and on the iMac Support website at www.apple.com/support/imac.
Turning Off IR Reception
You can use Security preferences to turn IR reception on your iMac G5 on or off. To turn off IR reception: Choose Apple () > System Preferences from the menu bar and click Security. Select the Disable remote control infrared receiver checkbox.
More Information About the Remote
Additional information about your remote is available in Mac Help. Choose Help > Mac Help and search for remote.
Using the Built-in iSight Video Camera
With the built-in iSight video camera, you can video conference with other iChat AV users in real-time full-motion video. Your iMac G5 also has a built-in microphone, so you have both voice and video for your iChat AV video conference.
Video camera indicator light
To use the built-in iSight to video conference, you must have the following: A.Mac, America Online (AOL), or AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) account (required for iChat AV) A broadband Internet connection using a DSL or cable modem, or a local area network (LAN). You can't use a dial-up Internet connection. Someone to video conference with (for example, you can video conference with other iChat AV users) To start a video conference: 1 Open iChat AV. 2 Click the Camera button next to a buddy in your buddy list. This illuminates the green LED light next to your built-in iSight to indicate you are recording video. This also sends an invitation to your buddy to accept your video request and lets you preview how you look on camera. When a buddy accepts your invitation, you can see them on your screen and you appear on their screen.
Video Conferencing With More Than One Buddy
You can video conference with up to three buddies at once. One buddy hosts the video conference, and the others participate.
To start a video conference with more than one buddy: 1 Open iChat AV. 2 Hold down the Command key while you select the buddies you want to invite to the video conference. 3 Click the Camera button at the bottom of your buddy list. For information about adding people to your buddy list, choose Help > iChat AV Help.
Turning Off the iSight Video Camera
To turn off your iSight camera, close the active iChat window. The green LED next to the camera stops illuminating, indicating that the video camera is off and recording has stopped.
Using Your Picture as Your Buddy Icon
You can take a picture of yourself using the built-in iSight and use it as your buddy icon. People who have placed you in their buddy lists see your picture. To set your buddy icon: 1 Open iChat AV. 2 Choose Buddies > Change My Picture. 3 Click the Camera button. 4 Say cheese.
Video out port
When an external monitor or television is connected, the same image appears on both the iMac G5 display and the external monitor (known as video mirroring). Note: Because of the display limitations of most televisions, images displayed on a television screen are of lower quality than those on the built-in display or an external monitor.
Connecting an External Display or Projector
Use the Apple VGA Display Adapter to connect an external VGA display or a projector to your iMac G5. Your iMac G5 automatically detects the external display. To connect an external display or projector: 1 Turn on the external display or projector. 2 Connect the Apple VGA Display Adapter to the VGA port on the external display or projector. 3 Connect the Apple VGA Display Adapter to your iMac G5. Important: To ensure that your iMac G5 automatically detects the external display or projector, be sure the VGA adapter is plugged into the external display or projector first. 4 Use the Displays pane of System Preferences to adjust the resolution on the external display or projector.
Connecting a Television, VCR, or Other Video Devices
Use the Apple Video Adapter to connect a television, VCR, or other types of video devices with composite or S-video ports to your iMac G5. When you connect a television, the image appears on both the iMac G5 and the TV. To connect a video device to your iMac G5: 1 Connect the single-plug end of the Apple Video Adapter to the video out port on your iMac G5. 2 Connect the other end of the adapter to the composite video port or the S-video port on the TV or VCR. 3 Turn on the external device. 4 To adjust how the images are displayed on the device, use the Displays pane of System Preferences.
More Information About Using an External Display or TV
Additional information about using and configuring an external monitor is available in Mac Help. Choose Help > Mac Help and search for display.
Using High-Speed Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2.0
Your iMac G5 comes with five USB ports (d) (three high-speed USB 2.0 ports on the back of the iMac G5 and two USB 1.1 ports on the keyboard), which you can use to connect many types of external devices, including printers, scanners, digital cameras, game pads, joysticks, keyboards, and floppy disk drives. USB makes it easy to connect peripherals. In most cases you can connect and disconnect a USB device while your iMac G5 is running. Once you connect the device, it is ready to use.
Using USB Devices
To use a USB device with your iMac G5, simply connect the device to the iMac G5. Your iMac G5 automatically accesses the necessary software whenever you connect a new device. You can connect USB 1.1 devices and high-speed USB 2.0 devices to the USB 2.0 ports on the back of your iMac G5. USB 1.1 devices wont take advantage of the USB 2.0 higher transfer rate. Likewise, you can connect USB 2.0 devices to the USB 1.1 ports on your keyboard, but they may operate at slower speeds. Note: Apple has already included software to work with many USB devices. When you connect a USB device, if your iMac G5 cannot find the correct software, you can install the software that came with the device or check the device manufacturers website for the latest software.
Using Multiple USB Devices at the Same Time
If all of your USB ports are being used and you want to connect more USB devices, you can purchase a USB hub. The USB hub connects to an open USB port on your iMac G5 and provides additional USB ports (usually four or seven). Most USB hubs also have a power adapter and should be plugged into an outlet.
More Information About USB
Additional information about USB is available in Mac Help (see page 22). Choose Help > Mac Help and search for USB. You can also find information on the Apple USB website at www.apple.com/usb. For information about USB devices available for your iMac G5, check the Macintosh Products Guide at www.apple.com/guide.
Connecting With FireWire
Your iMac G5 has two FireWire 400 ports (H). FireWire lets you easily connect and disconnect external high-speed devicessuch as digital video cameras, printers, scanners, and hard disks. You can connect and disconnect FireWire devices without restarting your iMac G5.
These are some of the things you can do with FireWire: Connect a digital video camera and capture, transfer, and edit high-quality video directly on your iMac G5 using video-editing software such as iMovie (included with your iMac G5), Final Cut Express, or Final Cut Pro. Connect an external FireWire hard disk drive and use it to back up data or transfer files. A FireWire hard disk icon appears on your desktop after you connect the drive to your iMac G5. Start up from an external FireWire hard disk. Connect an external FireWire disk (with a valid operating system installed on it), open the Startup Disk pane of System Preferences, and click the FireWire disk. Restart your iMac G5.
More Information About Recording CDs
For information about how to use iTunes to record music files on a CD-R disc, open iTunes and choose Help > iTunes and Music Store Help. For instructions on using DVD Player, open DVD Player and choose Help > DVD Player Help.
Recording Information on a DVD
Your iMac G5 has a SuperDrive, so you can record your own home movies on a blank DVD+R DL, DVDRW, or DVDR disc. You can also record other kinds of digital data (for example, you can back up your files). To record data to a DVD-R disc using the Finder: 1 Insert a blank DVD+R DL, DVDRW, or DVDR disc in the drive. 2 In the dialog that appears, enter a name for the disc and select the format you want to create. A DVD icon appears on the desktop. 3 Double-click the DVD icon, then drag files and folders to it. 4 Choose File > Burn Disc, or select the disc and drag it to the Burn Disc icon in the Dock. You can also use iDVD to create your own customized DVD, burn it on a blank DVD disc, and play it on most standard DVD players. For more information about how to use iDVD, open iDVD and choose Help > iDVD Help.
Securing Your iMac G5
Use a locking cable and the built-in security slot to secure your iMac G5.
You can purchase a locking cable from an Apple Authorized Reseller, an Apple Store retail location, or the online Apple Store at www.apple.com/store. Additional information about the software security features of your iMac G5, including multiple user passwords and file encryption, is available in Mac Help (see page 22). Choose Help > Mac Help and search for security or multiple users.
This chapter provides information and instructions about installing memory in your iMac G5.
Your iMac G5 comes with at least 512 megabytes (MB) of Double Data Rate 2 (DDR2) Synchronous Dynamic Random Access (SDRAM) memory installed. Your iMac G5 has one memory slot available for expansion.
Installing Additional Memory
You can add memory modules that meet the following specifications: DDR2 DRAM 533 MHz, PC2-4200 compliant (also referred to as DDR2 533) Unbuffered and unregistered You can add a 512 MB, 1 gigabyte (GB), or 2 GB memory module to the open slot in your iMac G5 for a maximum of 2.5 GB of memory. Use System Profiler to determine the amount of memory installed in your iMac G5. You can also use System Profiler to determine if the slot is empty and available for additional memory. To use System Profiler: 1 Choose Apple () > About This Mac from the menu bar. 2 Click More Info to open System Profiler. 3 Click the disclosure triangle next to Hardware. 4 Click Memory. Warning: Apple recommends that you have an Apple-certified technician install memory. Consult the service and support information that came with your iMac G5 for instructions about how to contact Apple for service. If you attempt to install memory and damage your equipment, such damage is not covered by the limited warranty on your iMac G5.
To install a memory module: 1 Turn your iMac G5 off by choosing Apple () > Shut Down.
Warning: Always shut down your iMac G5 before installing memory. Do not attempt to install memory in the computer while it is plugged in.
2 Disconnect all cables and the power cord from your iMac G5. 3 Place a soft, clean towel or cloth on the desk or surface. Hold the sides of your iMac G5 and slowly lay it down so that the screen is flat against the surface and the bottom is facing you. 4 Raise the stand and use a Phillips #2 screwdriver to loosen the two captive screws holding the memory access door in place by turning them counter-clockwise.
Warning: The ambient light sensor is located between the two screws, as shown in the illustration. Dont mistake the ambient light sensor for a screw. Sticking a screw driver or other sharp object in the ambient light sensor could damage your computer.
5 Remove the memory access door.
Chapter 4 Installing Memory
6 Pull the two rings in the memory compartment down simultaneously. If a memory module is installed in the slot, pulling the rings will dislodge it.
7 Insert the memory module into the memory compartment. The module fits in the slot only one way (see the illustration below).
8 Press the memory module gently into the compartment to lock it in place. You will hear a slight click and the two rings will automatically fold part way into the slot when the memory is seated correctly.
9 Replace the memory access door using it to push the rings into the memory compartment. Use a Phillips #2 screwdriver to tighten the screws. Warning: Always remember to replace the memory access cover after you have finished installing memory. Your iMac G5 will not function properly without the memory access cover.
10 Holding each side of your iMac G5, turn the computer right side up, and then reconnect the cables and power cord. 11 Press the power button on the back of your iMac G5 to turn it on.
Making Sure Your iMac G5 Recognizes the New Memory
After installing additional memory in your iMac G5, you can check whether the computer recognizes the new memory. To check the memory, do the following: 1 Start up your iMac G5. 2 When you see the Mac OS desktop, choose Apple () > About This Mac.
Total memory installed in your iMac G5
The total includes the amount of memory that originally came with your iMac G5 plus the new memory you installed. For a more detailed view of the amount of memory installed in your iMac G5, open System Profiler by clicking More Info. If your iMac G5 doesnt recognize the memory or it doesnt start up correctly, shut it down and check the installation instructions again to make sure that the memory is compatible with this iMac G5 and that it is installed correctly. If you still have problems, remove the memory and consult the support information that came with the memory or contact the vendor who provided the memory.
Occasionally you may have problems while working with your iMac G5. This chapter gives you some solutions to try when you have a problem.
This chapter contains solutions to problems that prevent you from working with your iMac G5, such as a system freeze or a iMac G5 that will not start up. You can find more troubleshooting information in Mac Help (see page 22) and on the Apple Service and Support website at www.apple.com/support. When you experience a problem with your iMac G5, there is usually a simple and quick solution. When you encounter a problem, try to make a note of what you did before the problem occurred. This will help you narrow down the possible causes of the problem and then find the answers you need. Things to note include: The applications you were using when the problem occurred. Problems that occur only with a specific application may indicate that the application is not compatible with the version of the Mac OS installed on your iMac G5. Any software that you recently installed. Certain applications install extensions that may not be compatible with the Classic environment. Any new hardware (such as additional memory or a peripheral) that you connected or installed. Warning: Do not attempt to open your iMac G5. If your iMac G5 needs service, consult the service and support information that came with your computer for instructions about how to contact an Apple Authorized Service Provider or Apple for service. Your iMac G5 does not have any user-serviceable parts, except the memory.
Problems That Prevent You From Using Your iMac G5
Do Not Make Repairs Yourself
Your iMac G5 does not have any user-serviceable parts, except the memory (for information about adding memory, see Chapter 4, Installing Memory, on page 47). Do not attempt to open your iMac G5. If your iMac G5 needs service, consult the service and support information that came with your computer for instructions about how to contact an Apple Authorized Service Provider or Apple for service. If you open your iMac G5 or install items other than the memory, you risk damaging your equipment, and such damage is not covered by the limited warranty on your iMac G5.
Connectors and Ports
Never force a connector into a port. If the connector and port dont join with reasonable ease, they probably dont match. Make sure that the connector matches the port and that you have positioned the connector correctly in relation to the port.
Appendix B Safety, Use, and Care Information
Avoid Hearing Damage
Warning: Permanent hearing loss may occur if earbuds or headphones are used at high volume. You can adapt over time to a higher volume of sound that may sound normal but can be damaging to your hearing. If you experience ringing in your ears or muffled speech, then stop listening and have your hearing checked. The louder the volume, the less time required before your hearing can be affected. Hearing experts suggest that to protect your hearing: Limit the amount of time you use earbuds or headphones at high volume Avoid turning up the volume to block out noisy surroundings Turn the volume down if you cant hear people speaking to you
Chair An adjustable chair that provides firm, comfortable support is best. Adjust the height of the chair so that your thighs are horizontal and your feet flat on the floor. The back of the chair should support your lower back (lumbar region). Follow the manufacturers instructions for adjusting the backrest to fit your body properly.
4570 cm (1828 in.)
Forearms and hands in a straight line
Top of the screen at or slightly below eye level (You may need to adjust the height of your display by raising or lowering your work surface.)
Before you lift or reposition your iMac G5, you may need to disconnect all cables and cords connected to it. To lift or move your iMac G5, hold the sides of the computer.
Apple and the Environment
Apple Computer, Inc., recognizes its responsibility to minimize the environmental impacts of its operations and products. For more information, go to www.apple.com/ environment/summary.html.
Connecting to the Internet
You can use your iMac G5 to browse the World Wide Web, send email to friends and family, and conference in real time over the Internet. Use this detailed guide to connect to the Internet.
When you first start up Mac OS X, Setup Assistant helps you enter your Internet configuration information. If you didnt use Setup Assistant to configure your Internet connection, you can use it now. Open System Preferences and click Network. Click the Assist me button to open Network Setup Assistant. If you dont want to use Network Setup Assistant, you can use the information in this appendix to set up your connection manually. There are four kinds of Internet connections: Dial-up connectionAn external modem is plugged into a USB port on your computer and a telephone cable connects the modem to a telephone wall jack. High-speed DSL or cable modem connectionYour computer is plugged into a special modem you get from an ISP using an Ethernet cable. AirPort Extreme wireless connectionYour computer is connected wirelessly to the Internet using an AirPort Extreme or AirPort Express Base Station. Local area network (LAN)Your computer is plugged into a LAN using an Ethernet cable. This type of connection is usually used in the workplace. Before you connect to the Internet: 1 Set up an account with an ISP. You can find an ISP in your phone directory. Look under Internet access, Internet service, or online. Note: If you want to use America Online as your ISP, skip the Internet setup part of Setup Assistant. You need the AOL Installer application. Open the AOL Installer application and follow the onscreen instructions to set up AOL. 2 Gather the connection information you need from your ISP or network administrator. See the next section, Setup Assistant Worksheet on page 69 to find out what information to get for each type of connection.
In some cases, if another computer in the same location is already connected to the Internet, you may be able to use its settings. To find the settings on a Mac OS X computer: Open the Network pane of System Preferences. Choose your connection method from the Show pop-up menu. Copy the information for your configuration. To find the settings on a Mac OS 9 computer: Open the TCP/IP control panel. Find the connection method in the Connect via pop-up menu. Find the configuration in the Configure pop-up menu. Copy the IP address, subnet mask, and router address from the corresponding fields. To find the settings on a Windows PC: The connection information on a Windows computer resides in two places. To find the IP address and subnet mask, open the Network and Internet Connections control panel. To find user account information, open the User Accounts control panel. You can write the information directly on the next few pages, then enter it in Setup Assistant. 3 If you are using an external modem, plug the modem into a USB port on your computer, and plug a phone cord into the port on the modem and into a phone wall jack. If you are using a DSL or cable modem, follow the instructions that came with the modem to connect it to your computer. 4 Turn on your computer and enter information in Setup Assistant to configure your Internet connection. Note: If you already started your computer and did not use Setup Assistant to configure your Internet connection, choose Apple () > System Preferences and click Network. Then click Assist me. The Setup Assistant opens.
Appendix C Connecting to the Internet
Setup Assistant Worksheet
You can write the information you get from your Internet service provider (ISP), your network administrator, or your other computer on these pages, then enter it in Network Setup Assistant. Select how your computer connects to the Internet.
Telephone Modem Cable Modem DSL Modem Local network (Ethernet) Wireless
To set up a telephone dial-up connection, enter the following information:
ISP Phone Number
Dialing prefix to obtain an outside line
To set up a DSL or cable modem or a LAN connection: 1 Choose your connection type. Ask your ISP for this information.
Manually Manually using DHCP Router Using DHCP Using BootP PPP
2 Enter information from your ISP: If you selected Manually or Using DHCP with manual address,* enter the following:
* If you selected Using DHCP with manual address, you dont need to enter a subnet mask or router address.
If you selected Using DHCP, enter the following:
DHCP Client ID
Note: DHCP Client ID is optional and may not be required. Ask your ISP. If you selected PPP (for PPPoE connections), enter the following:
Service Provider (optional)
PPPoE Service Name (optional)
The information below is optional. Ask your ISP if you need to enter it.
DNS Hosts (optional for DHCP & BootP)
Domain Name (optional)
Proxy Server (optional)
Setting Up Your Internet Connection Manually
Once you have completed the steps on the previous pages using Setup Assistant, you are done setting up your Internet connection. If you dont wish to use Setup Assistant, or if you only want to make changes to specific parts of your Internet setup configuration, you can use the instructions below to set up your connection manually. To enter your information manually, follow the steps that correspond to your connection method. Dial-up modem with Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) connection (see page 71) Cable modem, DSL, or LAN connection using these configurations: Manual (see page 75) DHCP (see page 75) PPPoE (see page 76) AirPort wireless connection (see page 78)
A dial-up modem is a common way to connect to the Internet. If you use an external Apple USB modem with your iMac G5, it uses a method called Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) to connect to an ISP. Make sure your external modem is plugged into a USB port on your computer and into a phone line. Have the information from your ISP available (see page 69). To set up Network preferences for the internal modem port: 1 Choose Apple () > System Preferences from the menu bar. 2 Click Network.
AirPort Wireless Connection
Your iMac G5 has an AirPort Extreme Card installed. You can configure your AirPort network and Internet connection using AirPort Setup Assistant, located in the Utilities folder within your Applications folder. The assistant helps you configure the AirPort Base Station and set up your computer to use AirPort. For more information about your AirPort Base Station, see the guide that came with your base station. If your AirPort Base Station is already configured, in most cases your AirPort Extreme Card is ready to access it immediately.
To check if you have access to an AirPort network: m Click the AirPort status icon in the menu bar and choose an AirPort network listed there.
If you dont see an AirPort network listed, you can use AirPort Setup Assistant to check or change your settings, or you can change them using the Network pane of System Preferences.
Setting Up an AirPort Connection Manually
Gather the following information from your system administrator if youll be setting up a manual connection. If youll be connecting using DHCP, most of this information is provided to your computer automatically by the network, so ask your system administrator what is required. Domain name server (DNS) addresses, if necessary DHCP or manual IP address configuration IP address Router address Subnet mask Password, if required Next, make sure your AirPort connection options are active in Network preferences. To set up Network preferences for an AirPort connection: 1 Choose Apple () > System Preferences from the menu bar. 2 Click Network. 3 Choose Network Port Configurations from the Show pop-up menu.
4 Select the On checkbox next to AirPort.
Next, follow the instructions to configure your network either manually or using DHCP, as instructed by your ISP or network administrator. If youre setting up your network yourself, it may be easier to configure the network using DHCP, because the server assigns IP addresses automatically. 5 Choose AirPort from the Show pop-up menu. 6 Click TCP/IP, if necessary. 7 In the Configure IPv4 pop-up menu, choose either Manually or Using DHCP.
If you chose Manually, type the other information into the corresponding fields. If you chose Using DHCP, you dont need to enter any further information unless your system administrator has instructed you to do so. 8 Click AirPort and select options for joining an AirPort Extreme network after restarting or when your computer wakes from sleep. 9 Click Apply Now. Once you configure your AirPort settings, you are ready to connect. To test your AirPort connection: m Click the AirPort status icon in the menu bar and choose Turn AirPort On. Any AirPort Extreme network in range should appear in the menu.
AirPort Extreme connection 71 overview 30 problems using 56 setting up 78 ambient light sensor 13 analog audio 36 application freeze 21 applications 21 assistants AirPort Setup Assistant 78 Migration Assistant 8 Network Setup Assistant 67 Setup Assistant 8, 20, 57 Setup Assistant worksheet 69 audio line in port 15
mobile phone 32 PDA via Bluetooth 32 to a network 34 to an external display or VGA projector 37 to a TV, video projector, or VCR 37 USB Devices 39
Dashboard 16 date and time settings lost 57 DHCP 71 configuration 75 dial-up connection 71 modem 71 using 67 digital video camera 41 DIMMs. See memory display cleaning 65 Dock 22 downloading software 19 DSL 71, 74 DVD burning (recording) 45 playing videos 44 DVD Player 44 Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) 74
built-in microphone 13 built-in speakers 13 built-in video camera See iSight burning a CD-R or CD-RW disc 44 burning a DVD 45
cable modem 74 cameras digital 39 DV 41 iSight 13 carrying Your iMac GCD burning (recording) 44 changing System Preferences 17 the desktop 17 cleaning your computer 64 computer disposal 84 connecting FireWire devices 41 headphones 19
ejecting a disc 57 eject key 13 environment 65 ergonomics 63 Ethernet port 15 using 34 Expos 16 external hard disks 41
FireWire connecting devices 41
ports 15 Target Disk Mode 42 floppy disk drives 39 Force Quit 21 freezing up 54 frozen application 21
keyboard controls 25 ergonomics 64 setup 7 USB ports 39
game pads 39
LAN 74 connection 71
hard disks 41 headphone out/optical audio out port 35, 44 headphones, speakers 15
Mac OS 9 installing 56 Mac OS X installing 55 learning about 16 manual Internet configuration 75 memory installing additional memory 47 memory access compartment 15 seeing how much memory your computer has 51 Mighty Mouse ergonomics 64 multi-button mouse 13 programming 24 setting up 7 using 24 Migration Assistant 8 modem cable 34, 67 DSL 34, 67 mouse. See Mighty Mouse
iChat application 13 buddy icon 30 help 30 installing 55 using built-in iSight 29 video conferencing 29 iDVD 45 iMac G5 Back View 14 iMac G5 Front View 12 infrared receiver. See IR inserting a CD or DVD 43 installing applications 55, 56 Classic support 55, 56 Mac OS 9 55, 56 Mac OS X 55, 56 Internet configuration 73 connecting to 8, 67, 78 problems connecting 57, 81 settings 69 Internet service provider 67 IR receiver 13, 26 turning off reception 28 iSight indicator light 13 turning off 30 using 29 video camera 13 video conferencing 29 ISP 67 iTunes 44
network connections 82 Network Setup Assistant 67
operating system 16 optical disc drive 13, 43
Point-to-Point Protocol 71, 74, 76 power button 15 power indicator light 13 power socket 15 PPPoE configuration 76 overview 71 preferences. See System Preferences Print & Fax preferences 18 printing setup 18 problems AirPort Extreme 56
Apple iMac G5 (17" and 20" Display)
1194.21 Software applications and operating systems.
The iMac comes with the Macintosh OS X operating system (the iMac tested was running OS X 10.3.5). Accessibility information for OS X is available at http://www.apple.com/accessibility/. Not applicable
1194.22 Web-based intranet and internet information and applications. 1194.23 Telecommunications products. 1194.24 Video and multimedia products. 1194.25 Self contained, closed products. 1194.26 Desktop and portable computers. 1194.31 Functional performance criteria. 1194.41 Information, documentation, and support.
Please refer to the attached VPAT: Standard 1194.23(k) and its subparts apply to the iMac. Please refer to the attached VPAT Not Applicable: The iMac is not a self-contained, closed product. Please refer to the attached VPAT Please refer to the attached VPAT and to the OS X VPAT at http://www.apple.com/accessibility/. Please refer to the attached VPAT
Subpart B -- Technical Standards 1194.23 Telecommunications products.
Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and explanations
(a) Telecommunications products or systems which provide a function allowing voice communication and which do not themselves provide a TTY functionality shall provide a standard non-acoustic connection point for TTYs. Microphones shall be capable of being turned on and off to allow the user to intermix speech with TTY use. (b) Telecommunications products which include voice communication functionality shall support all commonly used crossmanufacturer nonproprietary standard TTY signal protocols. (c) Voice mail, autoattendant, and interactive voice response telecommunications systems shall be usable by TTY users with their TTYs.
voice response telecommunications systems shall be usable by TTY users with their TTYs. (d) Voice mail, messaging, auto-attendant, and interactive voice response telecommunications systems that require a response from a user within a time interval, shall give an alert when the time interval is about to run out, and shall provide sufficient time for the user to indicate more time is required. (e) Where provided, caller identification and similar telecommunications functions shall also be available for users of TTYs, and for users who cannot see displays. (f) For transmitted voice signals, telecommunications products shall provide a gain adjustable up to a minimum of 20 dB. For incremental volume control, at least one intermediate step of 12 dB of gain shall be provided. (g) If the telecommunications product allows a user to adjust the receive volume, a function shall be provided to automatically reset the volume to the default level after every use. (h) Where a telecommunications product delivers output by an audio transducer which is normally held up to the ear, a means for effective magnetic wireless coupling to hearing technologies shall be provided.
(i) Interference to hearing technologies (including hearing aids, cochlear implants, and assistive listening devices) shall be reduced to the lowest possible level that allows a user of hearing technologies to utilize the telecommunications product. (j) Products that transmit or conduct information or communication, shall pass through crossmanufacturer, nonproprietary, industrystandard codes, translation protocols, formats or other information necessary to provide the information or communication in a usable format. Technologies which use encoding, signal compression, format transformation, or similar techniques shall not remove information needed for access or shall restore it upon delivery. (k) Products which have mechanically operated controls or keys, shall comply with the following: (1) Controls and keys shall be tactilely discernible without activating the controls or keys. (2) Controls and keys shall be operable with one hand and shall not require tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist. The force required to activate controls and keys shall be 5 lbs. (22.2 N) maximum. (3) If key repeat is supported, the delay before repeat shall be adjustable to at least 2 seconds. Key repeat rate shall be adjustable to 2 seconds per character.
This delay is configurable with the OS X operating system.
seconds per character. (4) The status of all locking or toggle controls or keys shall be visually discernible, and discernible either through touch or sound.
Supported with minor exception
Caps Lock is the only key with a visible locking indicator on the keyboard itself: it shows a light when caps lock is on, but this is not discernable by touch. When the OS' Sticky Keys feature is turned on, the locking status of the Shift, Control, Option and Apple keys is made visible on the screen.
1194.24 Video and multimedia products.
(a) All analog television displays 13 inches and larger, and computer equipment that includes analog television receiver or display circuitry, shall be equipped with caption decoder circuitry which appropriately receives, decodes, and displays closed captions from broadcast, cable, videotape, and DVD signals. As soon as practicable, but not later than July 1, 2002, widescreen digital television (DTV) displays measuring at least 7.8 inches vertically, DTV sets with conventional displays measuring at least 13 inches vertically, and stand-alone DTV tuners, whether or not they are marketed with display screens, and computer equipment that includes DTV receiver or display circuitry, shall be equipped with caption decoder circuitry which appropriately receives, decodes, and displays closed captions from broadcast, cable, videotape, and DVD signals.
decodes, and displays closed captions from broadcast, cable, videotape, and DVD signals. (b) Television tuners, including tuner cards for use in computers, shall be equipped with secondary audio program playback circuitry. (c) All training and informational video and multimedia productions which support the agency's mission, regardless of format, that contain speech or other audio information necessary for the comprehension of the content, shall be open or closed captioned. (d) All training and informational video and multimedia productions which support the agency's mission, regardless of format, that contain visual information necessary for the comprehension of the content, shall be audio described. (e) Display or presentation of alternate text presentation or audio descriptions shall be userselectable unless permanent.
1194.26 Desktop and portable computers.
(a) All mechanically operated controls and keys shall comply with 1194.23 (k) (1) through (4). (b) If a product utilizes touchscreens or touchoperated controls, an input method shall be provided that complies with 1194.23 (k) (1) through (4).
Supported with minor exceptions
operated controls, an input method shall be provided that complies with 1194.23 (k) (1) through (4). (c) When biometric forms of user identification or control are used, an alternative form of identification or activation, which does not require the user to possess particular biological characteristics, shall also be provided. (d) Where provided, at least one of each type of expansion slots, ports and connectors shall comply with publicly available industry standards.
The iMac has no expansion slots. It has 10 connectors, located on the back of the unit, all of which are compliant with publicly available industry standards, including USB, FireWire (IEEE 1394), ADC, and mini audio. A blind user may have difficulty differentiating between the adjacently placed USB and FireWire connectors, as they are similar in size and shape. The audio-in and audioout connectors are identical in size and shape and have no tactile differentiation.
Subpart C -- Functional Performance Criteria 1194.31 Functional performance criteria.
(a) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require user vision shall be provided, or support for assistive technology used by people who are blind or visually impaired shall be provided.
Supported with exceptions
Operation and information retrieval are controlled via the operating system, and are documented in the OS X VPAT document at http://www.apple.com/accessibility/. The iMac cannot be used by someone who relies solely on a screen reader because there is currently no screen reader available for Apple computers.
Users who are visually impaired and capable of controlling a mouse can take advantage of the OS accessibility enhancements (zoom, Spoken User Interface, etc.). (b) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require visual acuity greater than 20/70 shall be provided in audio and enlarged print output working together or independently, or support for assistive technology used by people who are visually impaired shall be provided. (c) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require user hearing shall be provided, or support for assistive technology used by people who are deaf or hard of hearing shall be provided. (d) Where audio information is important for the use of a product, at least one mode of operation and information retrieval shall be provided in an enhanced auditory fashion, or support for assistive hearing devices shall be provided. (e) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require user speech shall be provided, or support for assistive technology used by people with disabilities shall be provided. Supported with exceptions Operation and information retrieval are controlled via the operating system, and are documented in the OS X VPAT document at http://www.apple.com/accessibility/
Operation and information retrieval are controlled via the operating system, and are documented in the OS X VPAT document at http://www.apple.com/accessibility/
Speech is not required for operation or information retrieval.
technology used by people with disabilities shall be provided. (f) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require fine motor control or simultaneous actions and that is operable with limited reach and strength shall be provided.
Subpart D -- Information, Documentation, and Support 1194.41 Information, documentation, and support.
(a) Product support documentation provided to end-users shall be made available in alternate formats upon request, at no additional charge. (b) End-users shall have access to a description of the accessibility and compatibility features of products in alternate formats or alternate methods upon request, at no additional charge. (c) Support services for products shall accommodate the communication needs of end-users with disabilities.
Support documentation is available on the Web in HTML at http://www.apple.com/support/.
Information about Apple product access features is available at http://www.apple.com/accessibility.
E-mail and phone support are available.
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|Product Form Factor||All-in-one|
|Built-in Devices||Stereo speakers, antenna|
|Type||PowerPC G5 2.1 GHz|
|Max Supported Qty||1|
|Installed Size||512 KB|
|Cache Per Processor||512 KB|
|Data Bus Speed||700 MHz|
|Installed Size||512 MB / 2.5 GB (max)|
|Memory Speed||533 MHz|
|Memory Specification Compliance||PC2-4200|
|Type||1 x Serial ATA - integrated|
|Controller Interface Type||Serial ATA-150|
|Storage Controller (2nd)|
|Type||1 x IDE - integrated|
|Controller Interface Type||IDE/ATA|
|Hard Drive||1 x 250 GB - standard - Serial ATA-150 - 7200 rpm|
|Type||DVD±RW (+R DL) - IDE|
|Read Speed||24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)|
|Write Speed||24x (CD) / 8x (DVD±R) / 2.4x (DVD+R DL)|
|Rewrite Speed||8x (CD) / 4x (DVD±RW)|
|Monitor Type||LCD display - TFT active matrix|
|Max Resolution||1680 x 1050|
|Image Brightness||280 cd/m2|
|Image Contrast Ratio||800:1|
|Type||PCI Express x16|
|Graphics Processor / Vendor||ATI Radeon X600 XT|
|Video Memory||128 MB DDR SDRAM|
|Type||Sound card - integrated|
|Sound Output Mode||Stereo|
|Speaker(s)||2 x right / left channel|
|Features||Built-in two USB 1.1 ports|
|Networking||Network adapter - integrated|
|Wireless LAN Supported||Yes|
|Data Link Protocol||Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g|
|Compliant Standards||IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, Wi-Fi CERTIFIED, Bluetooth 2.0|
|Expansion / Connectivity|
|Expansion Slots Total (Free)||1 memory|
|Interfaces||2 x IEEE 1394 (FireWire) 3 x Hi-Speed USB - 4 pin USB Type A 1 x audio - SPDIF output/headphones - mini-phone 3.5 mm / TOSLINK 1 x audio - line-in - mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm 1 x network - Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T - RJ-45 1 x display / video|
|Included Accessories||Remote control|
|Device Type||Power supply|
|Voltage Required||AC 120/230 V ( 50/60 Hz )|
|Power Provided||180 Watt|
|Operating System / Software|
|OS Provided||Apple MacOS X 10.4|
|Software||Drivers & Utilities, AppleWorks, Apple QuickTime, Apple Hardware Test, Apple Mac OS X Mail, Apple iChat, Apple iCal, Zinio Reader, Apple DVD Player, Apple iSync, Apple Address Book, Apple Safari, Apple Sherlock, Marble Blast Gold, Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac Test Drive, Nanosaur 2, Apple iLife '05, Apple Dashboard, Apple Spotlight, Apple XCode Developer Tools, iWork (30 days trial), Front Row, Photo Booth, Quicken 2006 for Mac, World Book 2006|
|ENERGY STAR Qualified||Yes|
|Service & Support||1 year warranty|
|Service & Support Details||Limited warranty - 1 year Technical support - phone consulting - 90 days|
|Min Operating Temperature||50 °F|
|Max Operating Temperature||95 °F|
|Humidity Range Operating||5 - 95%|
|Universal Product Identifiers|
|Part Numbers||MA064E/A, MA064LL/A, MA064LZ/A, MA237LL/A|
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