Apple 17" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer

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Product Highlights

  • 2.8GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
  • 4GB (2x2GB) RAM
  • 500GB 7200rpm Hard Drive
  • SuperDrive
  • nVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT 512MB Graphics
  • 17" Antiglare Widescreen LED Backlit Display
  • ExpressCard/34
  • iSight Webcam, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR
  • 802.11n AirPort Extreme
  • Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, 6.6 lb
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The 17" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer from Apple is a powerful Macintosh computer, in a portable form factor. Housed in a sleek glass and aluminum enclosure, it features a keyboard with an ambient light sensor and backlit keys.

The computer's antiglare widescreen display features a resolution of 1920 x 1200, ideal for photographers working on the go, or for video editors cutting 1080p video. The computer is powered by an Intel Core 2 Duo processor, includes 4GB of RAM, and features 802.11n Airport Extreme Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and the SuperDrive DVD burner. The 500GB 7200rpm hard drive provides ample storage space.

All this hardware runs on Apple's Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard operating system, making the MacBook Pro a great choice for any creative professional.

Intel Core 2 Duo processor delivers superior performance
17" antiglare LCD display features a native resolution of 1920 x 1200 and an energy-efficient LED backlight
Large 17" display delivers a 700:1 contrast ratio and 60% greater color gamut than previous generation systems. The antiglare matte finish is a great choice for photographers and other professionals who need to calibrate their display for screen-to-print color accuracy
Advanced integrated battery provides up to 8 hours of runtime
Aluminum unibody notebook is cut from a single block of aluminum by space-age CNC milling machines
The multi-touch glass trackpad supports pinch, swipe, rotate, and navigation gestures. The traditional button is omitted in order to increase the trackpad's surface area: the entire trackpad is clickable
nVIDIA hybrid graphics help to balance battery life and performance; Select the integrated GeForce 9400M processor for lower power consumption, or enable the nVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT card for maximum performance
Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard includes iTunes, Time Machine, Front Row, iChat, Safari, and more
The included iLife '09 suite includes the popular iPhoto, iMovie, iDVD, iWeb, and GarageBand programs
User-serviceable hard drive and RAM for easy upgrades
iSight camera and microphone make video conferencing a reality
MagSafe power connector disconnects in the event of a cable snag, ensuring that your computer won't land on the floor
FireWire-800, USB 2.0, and ExpressCard/34 interfaces for device and expansion card connectivity
Magnetic latch mechanism doesn't require a physical latch or button for opening or closing
The MacBook Pro is an extremely green notebook; it features a recyclable enclosure, a mercury-free LED-backlit display, arsenic-free glass, BFR-free components, and PVC-free cables
The computer weighs only 6.6 lb and is less than an inch thick when closed, allowing you to take it with you with ease
Apple provides 90 days of free phone support and a 1-year limited hardware warranty on the computer. You can opt to add an AppleCare Protection Plan, at additional cost, which covers support and repairs for 3 years from the date of purchase. AppleCare can be purchased at any time within the first year of ownership of the computer
Processor 2.8GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor
Cache L2: 6MB
System Bus 1066MHz
Memory Slots: 2x SO-DIMM
Type: PC3-8500 1066MHz DDR3 RAM
Installed: 4GB (2x2GB)
Capacity: 8GB main memory
Display Type: Active Matrix Antiglare TFT-LCD with LED Backlight
Size: 17"
Native Resolution: 1920 x 1200
Supported Resolutions: 1920 x 1200 (native), 1680 x 1050, 1280 x 800, 1152 x 720, 1024 x 640, and 800 x 500 pixels at 16:10 aspect ratio; 1280 x 1024 pixels at 5:4 aspect ratio; 1600 x 1200, 1024 x 768, 800 x 600, and 640 x 480 pixels at 4:3 aspect ratio; 1600 x 1200, 1024 x 768, 800 x 600, and 640 x 480 pixels at 4:3 aspect ratio stretched; 720 x 480 pixels at 3:2 aspect ratio; 720 x 480 pixels at 3:2 aspect ratio stretched
External Resolutions: Up to 2560 x 1600
Graphics Display Card Interface: Hybrid Graphics System (PCI Express/Integrated)
Installed: nVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT with 512MB GDDR3 SDRAM; nVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics processor with 256MB of DDR3 SDRAM shared with main memory
Internal Resolutions: Up to 1920 x 1200
External Resolutions: Up to 2560 x 1600
Dual Display: Yes
Video Mirroring: Yes
Storage and Expansion
Hard Drive Bays: 1x
Installed: 500GB 7200rpm
Type: SATA
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, and DVD+RW; 24x CD
Expansion Slot 1x ExpressCard/34 slot
Input/Output Connectors
Ports 1x FireWire-800
3x USB 2.0
Display Output 1x Mini DisplayPort
DVI, VGA, or Dual-Link DVI available via optional adapters
Audio 2x Integrated Stereo Speakers
1x Integrated Omnidirectional Microphone (located under left speaker grille)
1x Combo Analog Headphone/Optical Digital Audio Out
1x Combo Analog Line-In/Optical Digital Audio In
Supports Apple Stereo Headset with microphone
Flash Media Slot None
Wired Network: 10/100/1000Base-T Gigabit Ethernet
Modem: None
Wireless Wi-Fi: Airport Extreme 802.11n
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 2.1+EDR
Operating System Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
Security Kensington Cable Lock Slot
Keyboard 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)
Pointing Device 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
Battery Built-in 95-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery; charge indicator LEDs located on left side of notebook's casing
Power Requirements Meets ENERGY STAR requirements
AC: 100-240VAC, 50-60Hz
Consumption: 85W
Environmental Requirements Operating
Temperature: 50-95°F (10-35°C)
Humidity: 0-90%, non-condensing
Maximum Altitude: 10,000' (3048 m)

Temperature: -13-113°F (-24-45°C)
Humidity: 0-90%, non-condensing
Maximum Altitude: 15,000' (4572 m)

Maximum Altitude: 35,000' (10,688 m)
Dimensions (WxHxD) 15.5 x 0.98 x 10.5" (39.3 x 2.5 x 26.7cm)
Weight 6.6 lb (2.99kg)
Packaging Info
Package Weight 11.0 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 19.7 x 15.0 x 5.4"
Apple 17" MacBook Pro Notebook Computer
  • 85W MagSafe Power Adapter
  • AC Wall Plug
  • Power Cord
  • Display Cleaning Cloth
  • Software:
    Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard (includes Time Machine, Quick Look, Spaces, Spotlight, Dashboard, Mail, iChat, Safari, Address Book, QuickTime, iCal, DVD Player, Photo Booth, Front Row, Xcode Developer Tools)
    iLife '09 (includes iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie HD, iDVD, iWeb, GarageBand)
  • Install/Restore DVDs
  • Printed and Electronic Documentation
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty with 90 Days of Telephone Support
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