20th Anniversary Macintosh (Rare $7,500 Mac) - Krazy Ken's Tech Talk

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The 20th Anniversary Macintosh (aka Twentieth Anniversary Macintosh, or TAM) is one of the rarest and most expensive Macintosh computers Apple ever sold. It has an intriguing history, and unique design, so let's dive in…
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Krazy Ken's Tech Talk - 20th Anniversary Macintosh (Rare $7,500 Mac)
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  • Computer Clan
    Computer Clan2 bulan yang lalu

    Enjoy the new episode! Alfred and I will talk more TAM tonight on his webcast (at 9:30 PM CST). See you there! iddown.info Also, special thanks to Soundcore for making this episode possible! 🎧

  • Computer Clan

    Computer Clan

    2 bulan yang lalu

    @Epic gamer Whenever I can get ahold of them! I still don't have a tracking number, but it is Chinese New Year… so I guess I need to cut them a little break. Stay tuned ; )

  • Epic gamer

    Epic gamer

    2 bulan yang lalu

    @Computer Clan when will next vid about knockoff airpods max come out?

  • Flavio Alexandre

    Flavio Alexandre

    2 bulan yang lalu

    Tam

  • Zachary Dalton

    Zachary Dalton

    2 bulan yang lalu

    @Zach Spiegel thats fast

  • amog_us

    amog_us

    2 bulan yang lalu

    imagine getting a reply by computer clan

  • EPItech
    EPItechHari Yang lalu

    It’s not hard to guess who threw the TAM in the trash if it’s true. Lol.

  • frankthespank
    frankthespank11 hari yang lalu

    This pile of crap was NOT successful, LOL! If you want to talk about successful failures then we’ll talk about the G4 Cube which was the era when I worked at Apple and still have the G4 Cube I built in the factory for myself (Elk Grove, California). I loved that computer but it failed. The Anniversary Mac was pure fail, if it had potential Steve Jobs wouldn’t of thought it was a giant turd and axed it right away when he returned to Apple...

  • Kyle Man
    Kyle Man12 hari yang lalu

    I remember watching Alfred's unboxing of this more than a decade ago. Before that video I had never even heard of this product. Its definitely a fascinating piece of design. The lamp design iteration definitely seemed to be of inspiration to the iMac g4.

  • Lawrence p
    Lawrence p12 hari yang lalu

    So instead of calling it a laptop without battery. They wanted to make something very expensive. I remembered a family sedan base model with automatic transmission and air conditioning made by GM was sold for about $9800 in 1997. 5 years into developing a home computer? Yes, you will need to charge $7500 per unit. Because all those big shots ain't cheap.

  • Mark Gladwell
    Mark Gladwell16 hari yang lalu

    Great video. But I think the TAM is one of the ugliest designs, I'm with the blessed Steve on this one!

  • Jade The Experiment
    Jade The Experiment16 hari yang lalu

    Why's this in your scam playlist?

  • Lee Bryant
    Lee Bryant19 hari yang lalu

    I still don't understand the fanboying for Steve Jobs. He was a marketing douche who never actually innovated anything. Throwing out random ideas and expecting results is not innovation.

  • Alison Smith
    Alison Smith21 hari yang lalu

    Thank you so much for your great video of this special computer 👨‍💻

  • Eric Chandler
    Eric Chandler21 hari yang lalu

    $7,500 in 1997 is like $12,300 in 2021.

  • superstar64
    superstar6422 hari yang lalu

    That price hasn't really gone down much, has it?

  • Joshua Electronics
    Joshua Electronics22 hari yang lalu

    The TAM is probably as thin as iMac 2020

  • Hersey Hawkins
    Hersey Hawkins24 hari yang lalu

    It’s a shame the release was so embarrassing because it’s a beautiful computer with a timeless design.

  • fozzyozzy106
    fozzyozzy10625 hari yang lalu

    I love window's but i hate Microsoft for saving Apple

  • Retro Christmas
    Retro Christmas27 hari yang lalu

    I bet the tam prototype lead to the design of the iPod. They look very similar.

  • DemonSpiral
    DemonSpiral27 hari yang lalu

    Who Had The “Vision” To Make It So A Butler Sets It Up And It Arrives In A Limo

  • AlexE 20102
    AlexE 2010229 hari yang lalu

    ok ok I'm just waiting for you to run windows 10 on it or something

  • Doug Steel
    Doug SteelBulan Yang lalu

    It's the most corporate 90s thing I've ever seen

  • Cris Garcia 6
    Cris Garcia 6Bulan Yang lalu

    Imagine if this is brought back, with updated specs and Higher screen resolution and comes with Mac os Big Sur

  • Foduck_The Vigilant
    Foduck_The VigilantBulan Yang lalu

    W I T H T H E C L I C K O F A M O U S E

  • PrussianKamikaze
    PrussianKamikazeBulan Yang lalu

    Am I the only one who prefers this design to the new Macs? I HATE the newer Mac design. It's bland, boring, and ugly.

  • drunken stepdad
    drunken stepdadBulan Yang lalu

    MAKE IT RUN WINDOWS WITH MODS WITH THE BACK HATCH

  • Jack Kraken
    Jack KrakenBulan Yang lalu

    Well this is weird. I'm pretty sure I went to a store once and I believe it was going out of business and I thought I saw a bootlegged version of this machine and apparently it had a Windows 95 or Windows 98 sticker on it.

  • Broken Lava
    Broken LavaBulan Yang lalu

    Imagine what could be put in that formfactor nowadays...

  • Ten Minute Tokyo 2
    Ten Minute Tokyo 2Bulan Yang lalu

    Back in the day Apple made the TAM more as a side proj - it was never supposed to be a mass consumer product. And it was ridiculously expensive back then. But when it first came out it was a show-stopper.

  • Jeremiah Adams
    Jeremiah AdamsBulan Yang lalu

    Too bad they didn't really stick with expansion design, but if you want to have your customers constantly upgrading can't be giving them options

  • Carl Siemens
    Carl SiemensBulan Yang lalu

    Shouldn't this have been called the "20th Anniversary Apple" since the Macintosh didn't release until 1984. 2004 would be the actual 20th Anniversary.

  • DandyDon
    DandyDonBulan Yang lalu

    So this must have been the computer which is seen in the earliest episodes of Seinfeld.

  • Computer Clan

    Computer Clan

    Bulan Yang lalu

    Yep! It was.

  • DandyDon

    DandyDon

    Bulan Yang lalu

    ...and No Highs, No Lows.... It must be Bose.

  • James Bellegarde
    James BellegardeBulan Yang lalu

    This is exactly why people laugh at Apple facts and say they pander to people were all dollars and no common sense. LMAFO To buy this new you had to be compensating for a serious lack of equipment. Great collector’s piece though, collecting isn’t about common sense.

  • CarnorJast1138
    CarnorJast11382 bulan yang lalu

    Typical of all Apple products. All about form over function. They always went for a "look", rather than make something that was capable of doing everything. Hence why I am still on a PC today. I've been with a PC of some kind since 1990 when I built my first 286/12 system. From then on, it was always about getting as much PERFORMANCE, rather than simply how it looks when it's off. Today I have combined RGB into my aesthetics, but my PC is still a PC, not some flashy Mac.

  • IntelliPocalypse
    IntelliPocalypse2 bulan yang lalu

    Computers suck. They were imaginative back in the day, but things haven’t really changed. My desktop is still a tower hooked into a curved monitor. Ooh curved

  • ajay choudhary
    ajay choudhary2 bulan yang lalu

    you look anywhere between 9yrs to 40yrs old

  • Luna Does stuff
    Luna Does stuff2 bulan yang lalu

    What a epic looking computer

  • Andrew James
    Andrew James2 bulan yang lalu

    Great presentation, I always knew this one as a colossal failure but you showed to have some really interesting design elements... if it was priced correctly and had Jobs' backing it probably would have been a success.

  • synthesis
    synthesis2 bulan yang lalu

    Let's get to an actual screen capture before the 90% mark. We want to know if it plays HL at what fps

  • Serj Malik
    Serj Malik2 bulan yang lalu

    Since no one ever seems to ask this I will be the dick to do so... What's up with your head, it's so dispositional.

  • tommy TV
    tommy TV2 bulan yang lalu

    Release more episode!!!!!!!!! Please?

  • Computer Clan

    Computer Clan

    Bulan Yang lalu

    I'll talk about another rare Mac later this month. It's part of the #MARCHintosh project ; ) Stay tuned…

  • Elijah Dennis
    Elijah Dennis2 bulan yang lalu

    Why I you’re website down

  • Gabriel Henriques
    Gabriel Henriques2 bulan yang lalu

    Looks like something you could by in The Sims

  • 2wheelphoto
    2wheelphoto2 bulan yang lalu

    I hated curvy 90's styles especially for cars, which trickled into the early 2000's.

  • Jacob Smith
    Jacob Smith2 bulan yang lalu

    hey :D i'm glad you're still making videos

  • Brandon McCleney
    Brandon McCleney2 bulan yang lalu

    they are selling on ebay for $1250

  • Geo Rose
    Geo Rose2 bulan yang lalu

    would ya look at that, an orange on a tooth pick.

  • Computer Clan

    Computer Clan

    2 bulan yang lalu

    You know, it costs you zero dollars to be nice. You don't have to be a dick to people. Go outside and do something with your life.

  • EweChewBrrr
    EweChewBrrr2 bulan yang lalu

    Mr Potato Head irl.

  • Randall Porter
    Randall Porter2 bulan yang lalu

    PowerBook Duo looks kinda.......

  • Kenneth Plays
    Kenneth Plays2 bulan yang lalu

    am i the youngest viewer here im 11.

  • Kazuki190
    Kazuki1902 bulan yang lalu

    Is the true ? Lol

  • MacOS Big Sur
    MacOS Big Sur2 bulan yang lalu

    Even though I don’t need those fancy earbuds, I’m still supporting the channel cuz I’m subbed

  • Ronald Johnson
    Ronald Johnson2 bulan yang lalu

    I remember Apple went around to various malls and had a kiosk to show it off, LOL. People actually lined up to look at it.

  • Taylor Almond
    Taylor Almond2 bulan yang lalu

    I purchased a TAM off eBay back around 2011. Mine has the infamous "buzzing" issue because the base unit is acting up. I ended up opening up the base unit and disabling the amplifier and I use external speakers that are hidden so it seems like it's still working properly. Mine also came with the 400MHz Sonnet G3 upgrade card. I've tried putting Mac OS X on it, but haven't had any luck. I put a flash to IDE adapter in and put in a 2GB flash card. I'm dual booting Mac OS 7 and 9 on it. It's a really neat piece of history, but it's certainly not the most reliable (or sturdy, the plastic on the base unit is chipping off) computer ever made.

  • Adam Hammack
    Adam Hammack2 bulan yang lalu

    Seinfeld had one of these as Jerry's prop computer *FOR ONE SEASON*. Can you imagine somebody in the props department going out and buying a $7500 object to put in a corner of the stage, and then discard after 9 months of filming? Must've been an interesting meeting where they decided to do that one...

  • Cyber Link 963
    Cyber Link 9632 bulan yang lalu

    The iMac G3 was a better Anniversary Machintosh

  • briansivley2001
    briansivley20012 bulan yang lalu

    7:22 is that music from Independence Day😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍? I loved that movie.

  • T salas
    T salas2 bulan yang lalu

    I actually would have loved to have hated to have had one

  • _kat1c
    _kat1c2 bulan yang lalu

    Hey Ken! Great video as usual. I think I've found a new scam (well its old a few months but no one talks about it). iplaypods.co. Im not sure if it's legit. They claim to sell airpods and airpods pro for around 70$. It would be great if you could check it out.

  • contytub
    contytub2 bulan yang lalu

    I could have bought one of these for 15 bucks for parts or repair from local shop ... didn't knew is this interesting

  • Aimee Crawford
    Aimee Crawford2 bulan yang lalu

    It’s bigger than I thought it was, interesting. I always thought it was smaller.

  • Roy Darby
    Roy Darby2 bulan yang lalu

    I’m pretty sure that’s the Mac in the background of Jerry’s apartment in Seinfeld 😄

  • Holowaty Vlogs

    Holowaty Vlogs

    Bulan Yang lalu

    The models change throughout the years. 😉

  • Greg Menso

    Greg Menso

    2 bulan yang lalu

    It is.

  • Reggie Benes
    Reggie Benes2 bulan yang lalu

    That thing looks exactly like those reservation kiosks in hotels in the early 90s, and by that I mean ugly as $hit.

  • Oscar Featherstone
    Oscar Featherstone2 bulan yang lalu

    Had no idea Daniel Day Lewis worked at apple.

  • DonnyFrusciante III
    DonnyFrusciante III2 bulan yang lalu

    hmm, nice...i've had one of these sitting in my basement for countless years!

  • Vloggy the Crafting Table
    Vloggy the Crafting Table2 bulan yang lalu

    I found a MaxWatch identical twin,The Y68 Watch

  • Rocker9837
    Rocker98372 bulan yang lalu

    Please make a video of that "military grade" camera thats scratch resistant.

  • Electric Nick
    Electric Nick2 bulan yang lalu

    i just found your channel and i already love it. Your presentation, your tone (very important for me. some people try too hard and sound like an annoying amateur news anchor) and most importantly your content. Just Subbed looking forward to going through your back log.

  • CosmicFox
    CosmicFox2 bulan yang lalu

    i thought that was an NES cartridge

  • Fada Te
    Fada Te2 bulan yang lalu

    I don't get those old farts at all. This design looks modern even today: a flat screen, a vertical hifi component look, elegant side speakers, the bass woofer looks a bit like a coffee machine but that's not so bad. I don't get today's farty snobbery snotty hipstery hypocrisy at all.

  • Arailt
    Arailt2 bulan yang lalu

    Steve hated it, but this is essentially a prototype iMac.

  • Michael Graham
    Michael Graham2 bulan yang lalu

    I honestly don't like the design. I like the prototype with the more dramatic curve, but this just looks like an "internet appliance" to me.

  • Maxwell Lu
    Maxwell Lu2 bulan yang lalu

    Great! Now you have a $7,500 CD player.

  • potts995
    potts9952 bulan yang lalu

    I always thought that the design was inspired by a floppy disk. I simply can’t unsee it!

  • Sol In
    Sol In2 bulan yang lalu

    Mac not like pc

  • jack watkins
    jack watkins2 bulan yang lalu

    This guy looks like meatloaf if he worked in I.T instead of being a rockstar

  • twfy861
    twfy8612 bulan yang lalu

    One the ultimate apple flexes ;-) I saw one in Harrods in the UK (a very upmarket department store) in the 90’s and was amazed by it and still lust after one! Good find Ken and thanks for the video too!

  • Global warming is hot
    Global warming is hot2 bulan yang lalu

    It's really interesting to see how creative Apple used to be

  • Christopher Buda
    Christopher Buda2 bulan yang lalu

    Who gives a crap about what Steve jobs thought, all he was is a hood ornament who stole credit for what Steve Wozniak did

  • Dave Lloyd
    Dave Lloyd2 bulan yang lalu

    I think we can safely say this has influenced alot of future Apple products 😂

  • CN Mathias
    CN Mathias2 bulan yang lalu

    This iw like if they actually released a concept car

  • Aquaria GS
    Aquaria GS2 bulan yang lalu

    Does anyone know where the old cс live episodes go, I can't find them on the channel. :( (sorry for my bad english)

  • Christopher Lujan
    Christopher Lujan2 bulan yang lalu

    I remember being so jealous that Jerry Seinfeld had one just laying around as a prop on his show.

  • Max Oakland
    Max Oakland2 bulan yang lalu

    The silver one looks even better. This computer is gorgeous. It was just way too expensive and ahead of its time. A lot like the G4 Cube I really want to see a video where you install OS X

  • Mark Conforti
    Mark Conforti2 bulan yang lalu

    In 1997 it was in Seinfeld!

  • Zilla Films
    Zilla Films2 bulan yang lalu

    Apple media unit

  • Pacer Shark
    Pacer Shark2 bulan yang lalu

    Bob Brunner's Photo looks like a Billy Joel album cover.😄😂 There it is AGAIN with Dan De luliis Jonathan Ive! We're these guys in a BAND or something?!

  • Alex Carrillo
    Alex Carrillo2 bulan yang lalu

    have you seen in what they are asking for the TAM on eBay?? $2 Grand for a G3 unit? I am glad that I still have my G3 Pismo, and the G3 Tower. What next you say the first Flat screen display for the G3... What Else.... Nice good video...... Keep them coming.....

  • Alan Yau 黃金雞蛋仔金茶王 2018
    Alan Yau 黃金雞蛋仔金茶王 20182 bulan yang lalu

    Back in the days, when you bought one, the had it delivered in a limo and the Chauffeur would bring it into you home and unbox and install it for you. I believe it was an addon on top of the $7500 I think it was 10k in total. Wasn't me it didn't happen. I owned one got it for $1000 CAD and upgraded to a Sonnet G3 250 maxed out ram and internal drive, later replaced the driver with a 128GB SD2SCSI. Fixed the Bose audio issue, a prone flaw with these TAMs. Last I ran OS9forever then installed OSX 10.2.8 It gave me alots enjoyment but also had a lot of other macs to play with .Sadly I sold it 5 years ago to someone in my neighbour who bought it for his dad who had Terminal Cancer..... Well can't say no to a dying man's last wishes. I maybe will try to buy another if I have the time and space, its not about the money, its do I have time to play with my other tech stuff...... Concerige service ;) web.archive.org/web/19980123171313/www.twentiethanniversary.apple.com/usa-c.html

  • Youtube Kullanıcısı
    Youtube Kullanıcısı2 bulan yang lalu

    That color is not Bronze, it’s Midnight Green!

  • Veso266
    Veso2662 bulan yang lalu

    Wow FM radio and AnalogTV on OS 9 Wow, I want one, just because of that

  • Hamish Moore
    Hamish Moore2 bulan yang lalu

    Is the iMac in the back of your videos a monitors or something else?

  • Sungai Petani
    Sungai Petani2 bulan yang lalu

    wt miau. i never see that ever

  • bijikedelai
    bijikedelai2 bulan yang lalu

    "i didn't do sacrifice to demo god earlier" lol that was an underrated joke right there.

  • Antimatter Audio
    Antimatter Audio2 bulan yang lalu

    The iMac was the real TAM! I hated these, they are just an over-priced folded out powerbook with leather (blech) that has to be powered by the heavy external subwoofer. I had to support one that an exec had because he thought it was hot shit.

  • skunch
    skunch2 bulan yang lalu

    2:29 Daniel Day-Lewis? WHAT A LEGEND!

  • skunch
    skunch2 bulan yang lalu

    I only remember this mac because it was in Jerry's apartment.

  • mashakos
    mashakos2 bulan yang lalu

    so, uhhh. It was just a repurposed laptop wasn't it?

  • Siri
    Siri2 bulan yang lalu

    steve jobs didnt like the computer. that is clear in the room.

  • eddie dean
    eddie dean2 bulan yang lalu

    This computer is in the background of Seinfeld

  • plasmar1
    plasmar12 bulan yang lalu

    keyboard under neither may of possibly been inspired by Amiga Commodore; although it wasn't anything like an Apple computer visually, the Amiga 1000 had a storing spacing to slide the keyboard under neither when not in use..... kinda strange to think it wasn't a more popular idea

  • Charles Alden
    Charles Alden2 bulan yang lalu

    I still have mine, I even have the G3 upgrade, I bought it on eBay for $300 in 2003, barely used as it was a demo piece. I use it as a music player for my office as the speaker system still sounds fantastic. Though it isn’t running MacOS but Suse Linux, as I could never, ever, go back to a 16 bit system. Even back in the day I abandoned Apple for SGI because it’s OS was such a piece of shitt, That and my uncle worked for SGI so he always hooked me up with the latest demo machines. I had a Indy, O2, Octane, Fire and a Tezro that I purchased from a University for next to nothing with dual R16000, v12 graphics, 8GB RAM, 2x 640GB 15,000RPM drives, 2x SGI 24” LCD displays, etc. I mean seriously, when you can freeze an entire system by simply holding down the mouse button, well, you know something isn’t right. I can’t believe Apple had the audacity to hold onto Mac OS for as long as it did. The Mac Cube for example, the last system I bought with MacOS 9.2, was simply horrible. I bought it because I had a client who used nothing but Apples, these were the days when universal platformed file extensions didn’t exists. Trying to compile a video while surfing the internet turned out to be the worst computer experience I have ever, ever seen. I mean when a 2001 PDA from Psion, their Netbook, had full multitasking, you knew something wasn’t right at Apple.

  • Siri
    Siri2 bulan yang lalu

    this video will not pay that machine xD

  • Boi
    Boi2 bulan yang lalu

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