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Apple Cinema Display 30-Inch (Aluminum) Specs

Identifiers: Aluminum - M9179LL/A - A1083

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Apple Cinema Display The Apple 30-Inch Cinema Display (Aluminum), designed to aesthetically complement the previously introduced Power Macintosh G5 and PowerBook G4 models, features a 30-inch (29.7 inch viewable) wide-format (2560x1600) active-matrix LCD display and dual FireWire "400" and dual USB 2.0 ports.

It is housed in an "aluminum design with a very thin bezel, suspended by an aluminum stand with an adjustable hinge that makes tilting the display almost effortless", and supports the "Electronics Standards Association (VESA) mounting interface standard" which makes it easy to mount this display on a kiosk, wall, or articulating arm.

This model uses the industry standard DVI (Digital Video Interface) and requires a Mac or Windows PC equipped with a dual-link DVI port.


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June 28, 2004 July 27, 2010*
Details: The "Introduction Date" refers to the date a model was introduced via press release. The "Discontinued Date" refers to the date a model either was replaced by a subsequent system or production otherwise ended.

*Apple introduced a 27-Inch LED Cinema Display on July 27, 2010 and continued to sell this model until supplies were exhausted.
TFT LCD 30-Inch
Details: *This is a 30-inch TFT active-matrix LCD with a viewable area of 29.7 inches.
2560x1600 16.7 Million
Details: Supports 1024 by 600, 1280 by 800, 1920 by 1200, 2048 by 1280, and 2560 by 1600 (optimal).
170/170* 16 ms
Details: *170 degrees horizontal, 170 degrees vertical.
270 (400*) cd/m2 400:1 (700:1*)
Details: *On March 28, 2006, Apple increased the quality of the display -- providing brightness of 400 cd/m2 and a 700:1 contrast ratio.
100 0.250 mm
Details: N/A
None None
Details: N/A
2 (2.0) 2 (400)
Details: Dual USB 2.0 ports, dual Firewire "400" ports and a DVI port.
X 10.2.8* 150W**
Details: *This display requires a Mac with a dual-link DVI port running MacOS X 10.2.8 or later or a Windows PC with a dual-link DVI port.

**150W, 100-240 V AC, 50-60 Hz.
M9179LL/A Aluminum
Details: The Apple order number should be unique to this system.
21.3 x 27.2 x 8.46 27.5 lbs (12.47 kg)
Details: Height by width by depth, (54.3 cm x 68.8 cm x 21.5 cm).
US$3299 US$1799
Details: To purchase a Cinema Display, free of sales tax, please visit site sponsor PowerMax.

Photo Credit: Apple, Inc.


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