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What Makes a
NeXT computer a NeXT
computer

DMA Architecture. We've built NeXT
computers to handle even the most
complex tasks efficiently. Rather than
basing them on traditional PC or work-
station architectures, we used a DMA
architecture similar to that of mainframe
computers (which are known for their
superior system throughput). The result
is that NeXT computers offer exception-
al system throughput and performance.
NeXTstep. NeXTstep is both a devel-
opment environment and graphical user
interface. As a development environ-
ment, NeXTstep makes it possible for
people to design graphical user inter-
face applications more quickly. As a user
interface, NeXTstep makes it easy for
people to learn to use a NeXT computer.
UNIX. NeXT computers run on the
UNIX operating system, which offers
true multitasking and powerful net-
working capabilities.

Display PostScript. NeXT offers a
unified imaging model; that is, we use
Display PostScript for imaging on
both the screen and the printer.
Which means that what you see on
the screen is precisely what you'll get
when you print.




NeXTdimension
NeXTdimension Board
Graphics Processor
Intel i860 33 Mhz RISC Processor

Image Compression/Decompression
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Dedicated JPEG Image Compression
Processor
Real-time compression and
decompression to hard disk
User-selectable compression rate
Memory
Main Memory
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8 MB to 32 MB of main memory
Expandable using 72-pin DRAM
SIMM modules
Display Memory
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4 MB VRAM
32 bits/pixel color, including 8 bits/
pixel alpha channel
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Supports double-buffered 16 bits/
pixel windows

Display Resolution
* 1120 x 832 pixels

Display Output
* 13W3 triple-coaxial
Video
Video Compatibility
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NTSC Video input and output chan-
nels (PAL option)
Video output genlocked to input vid-
eo source.
Closed caption, TeleText, and VITC
support
Video Inputs:
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One S-Video using standard
DIN-style 4-pin jack
Two composite video using
RCA-style jack
Software-selectable
Video Outputs:
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One S-Video using standard
DIN-style 4-pin jack
One composite video using
RCA-style jack
One RGB video using 9-pin D-shell
with EGA pinout
MegaPixel Color Displays,
Keyboard, Mouse, and
Sound Box
MegaPixel 17" Color Display
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16" Viewable (true flat square)
1120 x 832 resolution at 92 dpi
68Hz refresh rate, non-interlaced
0.26mm dot pitch
Silica anti-reflection coating
Tilt and swivel stand

Dimensions
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15.6" (h) x 16.1" (w) x 18.1" (d)
(397mm x 408mm x 460mm)

Weight
* 50.6 lbs. (23 kg)

Connector
* 13W3-style triple coaxial

Power Requirements
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90-135/190-270 VAC switchable
150 W maximum

Regulations
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FCC Class A, VCCI Class 1, VDE 0871
Class A, CISPR 22 Class A
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UL 478, CSA C22.2 #220-M1986, IEC
950, DHHS

MegaPixel 21" Color Display
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20" Viewable (true flat square)
1120 x 832 resolution at 75 dpi
68Hz refresh rate, non-interlaced
0.28mm dot pitch
Bonded anti-reflection coating
Tilt and swivel stand

Dimensions
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18.4" (h) x 18.9" (w) x 20.35" (d)
(476mm x 480mm x 517mm)

Weight
* 75.9 lbs. (34.5 kg)

Connector
* 13W3-style triple coaxial

Power Requirements
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90-135/190-270 VAC switchable
150 W maximum
Regulations
*
FCC Class A, VCCI Class 1, VDE 0871
Class A, CISPR 22 Class A
*
UL 478, CSA C22.2 #220-M1986, IEC
380, DHHS

Keyboard
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84 keys, including: cursor keys,
numeric pad, monitor brightness,
sound volume, and power on/off

Mouse
* Two-button opto-mechanical mouse

Sound Box
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Integrated monophonic speaker and
microphone
Headphone and RCA-stlye stereo out-
put jacks
NeXT keyboard and mouse
interface
Other NeXTdimension
Specifications
System Compatibility
* NeXTcube computer via NeXTbus
Power Requirments
25W
Operating Environment
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Ambient temperature 32'F to 104'F
(0'C to 40'C)
Relative Humidity: 10% to 90%
Altitude: 0 to 15,000 ft. (0 to 4,572 m)