In the box
- Apple TV
- Apple Remote
- Power cord
- Quick Start guide
Size and weight
- Footprint: 7.7 by 7.7 inches (197 by 197 mm)
- Height: 1.1 inches (28 mm)
- Weight: 2.4 pounds (1.09 kg)1
- Built-in 48-watt universal power supply
Take it for a spin. View a QTVR of Apple TV.
Processor and storage
- Intel processor
- 40GB hard drive2 for storing content locally
- Up to 50 hours of movies and TV shows3
- Up to 9,000 songs4
- Up to 25,000 pictures5
- Mac or PC
- iTunes 7.1
- Mac: Mac OS X v10.3.9 or later
- PC: Windows XP Home/Professional (SP2)
- AirPort Extreme, Wi-Fi 802.11b, 802.11g, or 802.11n wireless network6 (wireless video streaming requires 802.11g or 802.11n), or 10/100BASE-T Ethernet network
Ports and interfaces
- HDMI (video and audio)
- Component video
- Optical audio
- Analog RCA stereo audio
- 10/100BASE-T Ethernet
- USB 2.0
- 802.11n wireless networking6
- Built-in IR receiver (works with included Apple Remote)
- Operating temperature: 32° to 104° F (0° to 40° C)
- Storage temperature: -40° to 185° F
(-40° to 85° C)
- Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
- Maximum operating altitude: 10,000 feet (3,000 m)
Video formats supported
- H.264 and protected H.264 (from iTunes Store): Up to 5 Mbps, Progressive Main Profile (CAVLC) with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps (maximum resolution: 1280 by 720 pixels at 24 fps, 960 by 540 pixels at 30 fps)
- iTunes Store purchased video: 320 by 240 pixels or 640 by 480 pixels
- MPEG-4: Up to 3 Mbps, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps (maximum resolution: 720 by 432 pixels at 30 fps)
Audio formats supported
- AAC (16 to 320 Kbps); protected AAC (from iTunes Store); MP3 (16 to 320 Kbps); MP3 VBR; Apple Lossless; AIFF; WAV
Photos formats supported
- JPEG, BMP, GIF, TIFF, PNG
- Enhanced-definition or high-definition widescreen TVs capable of 1080i 60/50Hz, 720p 60/50Hz, 576p 50Hz (PAL format), or 480p 60Hz
- Actual weight varies by configuration and manufacturing process.
- 1GB = 1 billion bytes; actual formatted capacity less.
- Video capacity based on H.264 1.5-Mbps video at 640-by-480-pixel resolution combined with 128-Kbps audio. Actual capacity varies by content.
- Music capacity based on 4 minutes per song and 128-Kbps AAC encoding. Actual capacity varies by content.
- Photo capacity based on Apple TV-viewable photos transferred from iTunes.
- Based on an IEEE 802.11n draft specification. Learn more about the 802.11n draft specification.
Internet access is required and a broadband connection is recommended.