Does the 21" iMac allow VESA arm mounting?

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  1. GregGebhardt macrumors 6502

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    From the pictures it does not look like it will attach to a arm. Anyone know for sure?
     
  2. unixfool macrumors 6502a

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    I believe Apple's tech specs page states that it does:



    27-inch model can be attached to a wall mount, articulating arm, or other VESA-compliant mounting solution using the optional VESA Mount Adapter Kit



    Ooops. You asked about the 21". My bad.
     
  3. mystikjoe macrumors regular

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    it doesn't only the 27" imac does. take care!
     
  4. GregGebhardt thread starter macrumors 6502

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  5. bobob macrumors 68030

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    There's a company called imacmount.com that makes a workaround solution for attaching the new 21.5" iMac to a standard VESA mount system.
     
  6. mystikjoe macrumors regular

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    that think looks very bad!
     
  7. bobob macrumors 68030

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    An excellent excuse to buy the 27"!
     
  8. mystikjoe macrumors regular

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    very true. a 27" sitting on a desk makes that monster look like well you know! :)
     
  9. GregGebhardt thread starter macrumors 6502

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    The last thing I need is a 27" monitor sitting on my office workspace that is only like 20" deep! The money is not the problem, I just can't imagine at I have a 21 Eizo which is more than big enough when sitting that close.;)

    The "Yellow Screen" threads, here, on the 27" units are also a little to numerous!:eek:
     
  10. bobob macrumors 68030

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    To each his own.

    Though just to note, I'm sitting exactly 20" from my non-yellow 27" iMac and love the all encompassing view. Every time I see my friend's 21.5" iMac it looks plain tiny. With my Innovative 7500 arm folding to just 3" of space at the back of my desk, I couldn't be happier.
     
  11. GregGebhardt thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Well good for you!

    But like I said I want no large "HONKING" 27" screen 24" from my face.

    "Some" just like the bigger screen to compensate for "other" deficiencies!:eek:
     
  12. bobob macrumors 68030

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    No need to be rude - - as I said: to each his own. I hope whichever computer you choose turns out to be as enjoyable to you as my new iMac has been to me.
     
  13. mystikjoe macrumors regular

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    try editing photos on the 21 vs the 27. try opening up 3 or 4 windows at once on the 21 and see if you can see anything! :)
     
  14. GregGebhardt thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Excuse me but I must not be the "POWER USER":p that YOU are! I do edit my M9 images in CS on a 21" just fine, been doing it for years! I also can and do use two spread sheets side by side it works quite well! Never have need to have 4 windows open at the same time as I always remember to close them when done! <vbg>

    I think "some" need to get their eyes fixed if they need a 27" monitor just 24" from your face!:rolleyes:

    It look likes more are needing to "compensate" than I thought! I never though a second about screen size "envy", I just get what will get the job done for me.:apple:

    To each their own?:confused:
     
  15. Darth.Titan macrumors 68030

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    Wow. Just... wow...
    :rolleyes:
     
  16. mystikjoe macrumors regular

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    i have a 23" about 14" from my face at work. 27" 2 feet away is about optimum distance. with the pixel count of the imac it looks killer. how have you been using your 21" imac for years? :)
     
  17. GregGebhardt thread starter macrumors 6502

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    The 21 iMac is replacing a Windows Unit that was driving a 21" Eizo monitor that is still working well but the Windows desktop is a goner. I will be replacing all my equipment with MAC except my office network.

    Sorry this conversation has got out of hand but I felt like the 27" people were pushing and a 21" has done great! I buy what I want not what others have because they think it would have been better.
     
  18. GregGebhardt thread starter macrumors 6502

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    WOW!;)
     
  19. unixfool macrumors 6502a

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    Some people just like to match. Big screen for a big package, maybe.

    Most people who use the compensate argument usually have issues in that department (I've no issues in that department, BTW)....I'm just sayin'...
     
  20. bobob macrumors 68030

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    So I'm not the only one to be surprised by this behavior then?

    After finishing with his ranting in this thread, he moved on to try his hand at a little trolling in this thread:

    ...despite the fact that he just posted that he finished setting up his brand new 21.5" iMac last night.


    This is also after he specifically said he didn't want a 27" screen in this thread:

    ...before going on to put down fellow MacRumors members who were respectfully trying to help him with his questions:


    He seem to be trolling against the 27" iMac, to justify his own purchase of a 21.5", despite the fact that he stated his own philosophy to be:

    So, all in all, I have to agree with you Darth.Titan:

    Wow. Just... wow...
    :rolleyes:
     
  21. MacHamster68 macrumors 68040

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    just wait there is a bigger iMac coming that dwarfs the 27" in every aspect :D
     

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