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2012/94/1 Computer display, Apple 17' Studio Display, plastic / glass / rubber / electronic components / metal, designed by Sir Jonathan Ive, made by Apple Inc, United States of America, 2000. Click to enlarge.

Apple 17" studio display for use with computer

Designed
The 17" Studio Display is the last stand alone cathode ray tube display manufactured by Apple and was designed by their present (2012) Vice President of Industrial Design Sir Jonathan Ive.

It was one of the largest and heaviest displays to come from Apple, it also consumed energy at a relatively inefficient pace and took up alot of space on the top of your desk. These factors contributed to its lack of popularity and short production span resulting in its deletion from inventory within a year …

Summary

Object No.

2012/94/1

Object Statement

Computer display, Apple 17' Studio Display, plastic / glass / rubber / electronic components / metal, designed by Sir Jonathan Ive, made by Apple Inc, United States of America, 2000

Physical Description

Computer display, Apple 17" Studio Display - cathode ray tube type. The display is housed in a clear acrylic case which reveals all the internal components. The front of the computer is faced with a flat screen set in a frame. At the back the clear acrylic case curves out in a gentle dome over the cathode ray tube. The whole monitor is mounted on a stand which is shaped from folding ribbons of clear plastic. A white cable extends from the rear.

Marks

Visible through the clear plastic case is a metal panel which is attached to the underside of the monitor. This appears to have serial number, and product information.

Dimensions

Height

475 mm

Width

432 mm

Depth

442 mm

Weight

21 kg

Production

Notes

The 17" Studio Display weighed around 5 times as much as its flat screen peers and used twice as much power. It was the last stand alone crt display manufactured by Apple Inc.

History

Notes

The 17" Studio Display was purchased by the donor second hand around 2004 and never used as a display as it lacked the cables required to connect to his existing system.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Damian McDonald, 2012

Acquisition Date

31 July 2012

Cite this Object

Harvard

Apple 17" studio display for use with computer 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 25 June 2022, <https://ma.as/442954>

Wikipedia

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