Viewing data for DOA (won't boot)

Total: 75

3.06C2D: 17
2.66i5: 23
2.8i7: 33


Screen Size
21.5": 6
27": 69


Hard Drive Size
500GB": 4
1TB": 66
2TB": 5

Batch (Week Built)

09-43: 1
09-44: 1
09-45: 3
09-46: 10
09-47: 7
09-48: 8
09-49: 5
09-50: 18
09-52: 4
09-53: 3
10-01: 3
10-02: 1
10-04: 1
10-05: 1
10-06: 1
10-08: 1
10-09: 1
10-24: 1
10-27: 1
10-40: 1
10-42: 1
10-47: 1
10-52: 1

Fedex: 33
UPS: 13
DHL: 10
Store: 19

Australia: 5
Austria: 1
Brazil: 1
Canada: 7
France: 1
Germany: 2
Netherlands: 4
New Zealand: 1
Norway: 1
Portugal: 2
Spain: 2
Swedan: 1
Switzerland: 1
Thailand: 1
UK: 7
USA: 38

Source Specs Comments
peon138 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB The imac would chime, and appeared to boot, but the screen was completly dead.
YuleLogger 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB Would start up with no display. You could hear the start up program trying to run, but the display only brightened up a little.
North Idaho 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB I could hear the internal fan come on, then nothing.
27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB Mine does not turn on immediately upon pushing a power button. The unit is receiving power, however, and when I put my ear near the unit I can hear the HDD trying to start.
mddo1 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB i used 2 hour it became dead
Richmond1138 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB My first 27" iMac went and died on me after about a week. The replacement has developed this screen flicker problem, including the flashes, the momentary black-screen and failure of "vertical hold" with the screen shifting down.
chumber 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB I had a new 27inch iMac come a few weeks ago and when I got mine out of the box the screen did not come on at all.
Leisas4 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB Got my 27" I5 on Friday, announced DOA this morning Monday
Yaser Herrera 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB This morning, four days after first getting it, my nephew says he shut it down properly and then it would no longer boot. No noise, no nothing.
tomdelay 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB It worked absolutely fine for a week but then the screen went dead. I can hear that the machine is actually on but the screen is completely blank.
21.5" 3.06 Core2Duo 500GB Apple Store replaced with new one.
27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB Booted up fine twoce; installed soteware. Third time no boot up, no chime.
Sander Scholtens 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB I shut down the iMac for the night which got me to a blue screen with a spinning pinwheel. After some 90 minutes this disappeared and it had shut down..Not really trusting this situation I tried to start it again, unfortunately nothing happened. After... Read More
Hitobito 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB My new IMac 27"/4850-512 blew its "logic board" after six days. The display went completely black....kaput! Fortunately, I didn't experience the flickering problem.
27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB Total display failure
mjp2321 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB Was just getting settled in with my new iMac and after about 2 wks of use, power failure. Heard a 'pop' and nothing. In service now, but curious if others had similar issues. May be a power supply issue...hopefully.
27" 2.8 Quad i7 2TB single tone repeated on boot every 5 sec. Memory Issues
27" 2.8 Quad i7 2TB Received replacement a few days ago, so far so good, no issues. Worked fine for approximately 10 days, then would not boot. No chime, just fans spinning.
27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Some odd self-awakenings and sleep cycles during two weeks before it died permanently Worked fine for 14 days, then suddenly died and could not be revived. 2nd of 2 bad iMac 27's
27" 2.8 Quad i7 2TB Died soon after arrival
macotter 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB As a visually impaired person, I had great hopes for the new 27" iMac with the multi-touch Magic Mouse, the high resolution screen, the zoom features, and if I ever need it, the Voice Over features. So, on November 20, 2009 I ordered one, used the... Read More
27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB glas broekn
Joe Pierpont 27" 2.8 Quad i7 2TB At this evening, on the ninth day after receiving my new iMac, while I was surfing away on websites seeking information on a piece of audio equipment, my 27" screen suddenly evolved into a shower of coloured pixels mainly at the top and then the... Read More
27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB could here the drive working but the screen was dead
27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB El primer dia, pixeles muertos y problema de flicker, el segundo dia DOA, el iMac no responde al encendido. Solicitado el refound por segunda vez en 1 mes y decidido a esperar a que Apple solucione sus problemas y deje de usar a los usuarios como... Read More
na 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB frustrating customer support ... been an apple customer for 20 + yrs black screen thousands of green pixels ... no stat up
27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB The computer worked great for exactly one week before it died and wouldnt boot
27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB Noisy screen from the first time I started the unit. The second time I booted up the unit the screen was dead. I returned it and got an instant replacement from my local Apple store. dead screen
jseguin 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB Worked fine for 48h. After getting on sleep mode I couldn't wake it up but by unpluggin. At the third time it got into sleep mode, it does not boot any more. Black screen stills all the time. Fan and HDD sounds at starting but nothing else happens. Could... Read More
PRH 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB Forced restart during initial configuration, then it wouldn't boot. Can hear it trying to boot but screen stays black. Usual fixes such as reset PRAM and SMC no help.
27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB Flickering for 2h after first startup - then 2 days no troubles - today dead after starting it. screen is black, no jingle, HDD is spinning...
27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB Tech support opined it was a bad motherboard. New one being shipped Dec 31, 2009. Worked fine for a day and a half (It was a thing of beauty!), then wouldn't wake up in the morning.
27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB oh shit, i have no BAckup
27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB Worked fine for a few days and then booted to white screen, reset SMU now black screen.
27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB Worked fine for a few days and then booted to white screen, reset SMU now black screen.
Dr. Strongfort Stearn 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB Worked first day received. Following day screen would not boot. No chime just the sound of fans spinning/drive working. Apple support unable to offer any assistance, referred me back to supplier. Production week 48. Production Number 8110.
Busy 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 2TB Worked for 2 hours, then went black with no signs of power. Apple support suggested to request an exchnage unit from re-seller.
27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB Worked fine for almost four weeks, now screen is black, but can hear fans whirring quietly
27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB Worked great for 2 weeks, then died. Will get a replacement, hopefully with no problems...
maitairoa 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB worked perfectly for 3 days then refused to boot. waiting for a replacement
27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB black screen
27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB was told the problem was not that widespread, recieved 4gb free memory from Apple ran for 8 hrs, shut down and unplugged to relocate, would not boot up
27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Have been in constant almost contact with apple DVd drive scratching disc, disc won't eject, boot up stuck at gray screen
27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB Chose it in the shop. Great display although 16 stuck iSight pixels. People in shop were great about it now seeing them again tomorrow... 16 stuck iSight pixels