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Apple MacBook Pro 2.66GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Silver Notebook Computer - Z0G50003S

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17" (1920 x 1200) LED-Backlit Anti-Glare Widescreen Display/ 6MB On-Chip Shared L2 Cache/ Built-In AirPort Extreme Wi-Fi Wireless Networking/ Built-In Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR/ NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT Graphics Processor With 512MB Of GDDR3 Memory/ Multi-Touch Trackpad/ 4GB (Two 2GB SO-DIMMs) Of 1066MHz DDR3 SDRAM Memory (Upgradable Up To 8GB)/ 320GB 7200-rpm Serial ATA Hard Drive/ 8x Slot-Loading SuperDrive/ Mac OS X v10.5 Leopard/ Silver Finish
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Apple MacBook Pro 2.66GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Silver Notebook Computer - Z0G50003S

Features:

  • The longest-lasting Mac notebook battery ever
    The battery in the new 17-inch MacBook Pro lasts up to 8 hours on a single charge1 and can be recharged up to 1000 times2 — compared with only 200 to 300 times for typical notebooks. To do this, Apple engineers custom-designed lithium-polymer cells to create the largest possible battery, then they went even further: They built the battery right into the computer, eliminating the space-consuming mechanisms and housings that standard removable batteries require. The result is a battery that’s 40 percent bigger than the previous generation and offers up to 8 hours of wireless productivity on a single charge — all in a notebook that’s less than an inch thin, weighs just 6.6 pounds,3 and remains the same price as the previous-generation model. But building a battery that lasts up to 8 hours is only part of the story. Giving it a lifespan of up to 1000 recharges required breakthroughs in battery technology. Apple electro-chemists developed advanced chemistry that maintains the battery’s charging capabilities longer than ever. And while most notebooks wear down their batteries by charging them at a constant rate, the 17-inch MacBook Pro takes a different approach. Using an Apple-developed technology called Adaptive Charging, a microchip on the battery constantly communicates with the computer to determine the optimal way to charge its cells, adjusting the current up and down depending on a variety of conditions. Combined, these advancements offer a dramatic improvement in battery lifespan: more than three times the lifespan of typical notebook batteries — up to five years
  • 2.3 million pixels of perfection
    With the high-resolution LED-backlit widescreen display on the 17-inch MacBook Pro, you get desktop-quality color in an Apple notebook for the first time. The moment you open your MacBook Pro, you’re greeted instantly by full, corner-to-corner screen brightness. The 1920-by-1200-pixel resolution (133 pixels per inch) means you can view more palettes and windows or watch HD video in its native 1920-by-1080 resolution. Perfect whether you’re working in the studio or out in the field, the display offers a 60 percent greater color gamut than previous generations for richer, more vibrant colors and a 700:1 contrast ratio that makes whites brighter and blacks blacker. In addition, the seamless glass enclosure makes the display stronger and more durable. Because it’s power efficient and the glass is mercury- and arsenic-free, it’s greener than ever. And now you can choose a standard glossy display or an optional antiglare display, depending on your needs
  • Graphics in full force
    The MacBook Pro reaches a new level of high-speed, high-end game-playing power. Not to mention pure performance for graphics-intensive applications like Aperture and Motion. Use the new NVIDIA GeForce 9400M integrated graphics processor for great everyday performance with up to 8 hours of battery life.1 Or switch to the discrete NVIDIA 9600M GT graphics processor for the fastest, smoothest, clearest graphics yet
  • Precision aluminum. The new gold standard
    Carved from a single block of aluminum, the new unibody enclosure is slim and streamlined, making this MacBook Pro the world’s thinnest and lightest 17-inch notebook — just 0.98 inch thin and 6.6 pounds. But it’s not just for looks. The rigid construction of the unibody also makes MacBook Pro more durable than ever. So you can throw it in your bag and pull it out at a photo shoot, in a hotel room, or on location without a second thought
  • Even the keyboard is advanced
    The rigid aluminum keyboard webbing has been cut precisely to hold the keys. And the keys are curved to perfectly fit fingers. The result? Pure typing bliss. The keyboard is also illuminated, so when you’re in low-light settings, such as airplanes or conference rooms, you can always see what you’re typing
  • It all just clicks
    The first thing you might notice — or not notice — is the button. The entire trackpad is the button, so you can click anywhere. Without a separate button, your hands have 39 percent more room to move on the large, silky glass surface. Use two fingers to scroll up and down a page. Pinch to zoom in and out. Rotate an image with your fingertips. Swipe with three fingers to flip through your photo libraries. Swipe with four fingers to show your desktop, view all open windows, or switch applications. If you’re coming from a right-click world, you can right-click with two fingers or configure a right-click area on the trackpad. The more you use the Multi-Touch trackpad, the more you’ll wonder what you ever did without it
  • Everything fits
    The 17-inch MacBook Pro comes with a large 320GB hard drive,4 so there’s plenty of room for your photo and video projects and other files. With up to 8GB of 1066MHz DDR3 memory, you can run more applications at once and instantly access even more of your stuff. Burn DVDs using the ultrafast 8x SuperDrive. MacBook Pro also offers an optional 128GB or 256GB solid-state drive, which has no moving parts for enhanced durability
  • Ports with possibilities
    The 17-inch MacBook Pro is iPod, iPhone, digital camera, and external hard drive ready. If it has a cable, there’s a place for it. You’ll find three USB 2.0 ports and a FireWire 800 port for connecting faster peripherals. The Mini DisplayPort is a perfect fit for the new Apple LED Cinema Display, the first display designed for a MacBook, with a built-in iSight camera, microphone, and speaker system. MacBook Pro even recognizes what you plug in, so you don’t have to install new drivers
  • Think fast
    Inside the 17-inch MacBook Pro is a powerful Intel Core 2 Duo processor running at up to 2.93GHz. It’s based on groundbreaking 45-nm process technology and advanced Core microarchitecture. With the 1066MHz frontside bus and 6MB of shared L2 cache, MacBook Pro runs applications faster and more efficiently than ever before
  • Your studio to go
    Wherever you go, wireless capabilities go with you. With the latest 802.11n wireless technology built into MacBook Pro, you’re always seamlessly and effortlessly connected to the wireless world out there, at home, and at work.5 MacBook Pro automatically finds available networks and allows you to join them with just one click. Then surf the web, send email, video chat, print, stream your music, and more. Bluetooth capabilities are also built in, so brilliant accessories can become your wireless accomplices. And when a Wi-Fi network isn’t available, you can connect to the Internet anywhere there’s a cellular network using the ExpressCard/34 slot and a 3G wireless card. With up to 8 hours of battery life, do everything you need to do, wherever you need to do it
  • Be everywhere at once
    Cleverly integrated — almost hidden — at the top of the MacBook Pro display is an iSight camera. Use it with iChat, and you can be anywhere without actually being there. Video chat with a buddy, share a video with a colleague, or present to a client.6 Use iSight with Photo Booth for fun photo effects. And there’s no need to waste valuable primping time installing software or configuring the camera. Like everything Mac, iSight just works

Specifications:

Communications

  • Built-in AirPort Extreme Wi-Fi wireless networking2 (based on IEEE 802.11n draft specification); IEEE 802.11a/b/g compatible
  • Built-in Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • Built-in 10/100/1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45 connector)

Audio

  • Built-in stereo speakers
  • Built-in omnidirectional microphone (located under left speaker grille)
  • Combined optical digital input/analog line in (minijack)
  • Combined optical digital output/analog line out (minijack)
  • Supports Apple Stereo Headset with microphone

Display

  • 17-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit anti-glare widescreen display with support for millions of colors
  • Supported resolutions: 1920 by 1200 (native), 1680 by 1050, 1280 by 800, 1152 by 720, 1024 by 640, and 800 by 500 pixels at 16:10 aspect ratio; 1280 by 1024 pixels at 5:4 aspect ratio; 1280 by 1024 pixels at 5:4 aspect ratio stretched; 1600 by 1200, 1024 by 768, 800 by 600, and 640 by 480 pixels at 4:3 aspect ratio; 1600 by 1200, 1024 by 768, 800 by 600, and 640 by 480 pixels at 4:3 aspect ratio stretched; 720 by 480 pixels at 3:2 aspect ratio; 720 by 480 pixels at 3:2 aspect ratio stretched

Graphics and video support

  • NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT graphics processor; 512MB of GDDR3 memory
  • NVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics processor with 256MB of DDR3 SDRAM shared with main memory
  • Dual display and video mirroring: Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display and up to 2560 by 1600 pixels on an external display, both at millions of colors
  • Mini DisplayPort
  • Built-in iSight camera
  • Video output options
    • DVI output using Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter (optional)
    • VGA output using Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter (optional)
    • Dual-link DVI output using Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter (optional)

Input

  • Built-in full-size backlit keyboard with 78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) keys, including 12 function keys and 4 arrow keys (inverted “T” arrangement)
  • Multi-Touch trackpad for precise cursor control; supports two-finger scrolling, pinch, rotate, three-finger swipe, four-finger swipe, tap, double-tap, and drag capabilities

Processor and Memory

  • 2.66GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor with 6MB on-chip shared L2 cache running 1:1 with processor speed; or 2.93GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor with 6MB shared L2 cache
  • 1066MHz frontside bus
  • 4GB (two 2GB SO-DIMMs) of 1066MHz DDR3 SDRAM; two SO-DIMM slots support up to 8GB

Storage

  • 320GB 7200-rpm Serial ATA hard drive
  • Optional 128GB or 256GB solid-state drive

Optical Drive

  • 8x slot-loading SuperDrive (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)
  • Maximum write: 8x DVD-R, DVD+R; 4x DVD-R DL (double layer), DVD+R DL (double layer), DVD-RW, DVD+RW; 24x CD-R; 10x CD-RW
  • Maximum read: 8x DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-ROM; 6x DVD-ROM (double layer DVD-9), DVD-R DL (double layer), DVD+R DL (double layer), DVD-RW, DVD+RW; 24x CD

Battery and Power

  • Built-in 95-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery
  • 85W MagSafe Power Adapter with cable management system
  • MagSafe power port

Electrical and operating requirements

  • Line voltage: 100V to 240V AC
  • Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz
  • Operating temperature: 50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)
  • Storage temperature: -13° to 113° F (-24° to 45° C)
  • Relative humidity: 0% to 90% noncondensing
  • Maximum operating altitude: 10,000 feet
  • Maximum storage altitude: 15,000 feet
  • Maximum shipping altitude: 35,000 feet

Installed software

  • Mac OS X v10.5 Leopard (includes iTunes, Time Machine, Quick Look, Spaces, Spotlight, Dashboard, Mail, iChat, Safari, Address Book, QuickTime, iCal, DVD Player, Photo Booth, Front Row, Xcode Developer Tools)
  • iLife (includes iPhoto, iMovie, iDVD, iWeb, GarageBand)

What’s in the Box:

  • MacBook Pro
  • Display cleaning cloth
  • 85W MagSafe Power Adapter, AC wall plug, and power cord
  • Install/restore DVDs
  • Printed and electronic documentation

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 0.98"
  • Width: 15.47"
  • Depth: 10.51"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 6.6 lbs
  • Shipping: 8 lbs

Footnote:

  1. Actual weight varies by configuration and manufacturing process
  2. Wireless Internet access requires a base station or other wireless access point and Internet access; fees may apply. Some ISPs are not currently compatible with AirPort
  3. Memory available to Mac OS X may vary depending on graphics needs. Minimum graphics memory usage is 256MB
  4. 1GB=1 billion bytes; actual formatted capacity less.
  5. 17-inch MacBook Pro: Testing conducted by Apple in December 2008 using preproduction 2.66GHz Intel Core 2 Duo–based MacBook Pro units with a Better Battery Life setting. Battery life depends on configuration and use. See www.apple.com/batteries for more information. The wireless productivity test measures battery life by wirelessly browsing various websites and editing text in a word processing document with display brightness set to 50%
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Pros

  • Fast
  • Powerful
  • Quality Display

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Business Use
    • Graphics
    • Music
    • Video
    • Web Browsing

    Comments about Apple MacBook Pro 2.66GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Silver Notebook Computer:

    Great quality Product, out of the box plug and play performance. I love how this computer gets out of the way and let's me do my thing.

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    • Business

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    I love this thing.

    By Hank

    from Lake Worth Fl

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    Pros

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    • Nothing yet

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      It is the best computer thaat I have owned.

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