Shuttle Computer Handels GmbH, the European subsidiary of Shuttle Inc., one of the leading developers and manufacturers of compact PC solutions. I’ve been writing tech reviews about Mini computers for quite some time now and one of the most popular posts here in my blog is all about the Shuttle Mini PCs.
Shuttle NC01U Barebone Mini PC
These series of computers are available in four different variants and can used different processors from Intel line-up, from the basic Celeron up to Core i7 Broadwell chip. User can also boost the system performance up to 16GB of DDR3L memory and all the four models of these mini computers from Shuttle are capable of displaying content smoothly even at 4K settings using a mini-DisplayPort @60Hz or HDMI @30Hz.
In addition, these small form factor (141 x 141 x 29 mm) computers are low-energy and silent-type barebones and comes with an external PCI-express slot at the bottom, where in user can install a dedicated graphics card either from AMD or NVidia depending on their preference.
Other important specs of the NC01U Mini PC
- Intel Gigabit Ethernet
- Audio Port
- USB 3.0 Port
- USB 2.0 Port
- M.2 slot
- Mini-Display Port
- HDMI Port
- Optional Wireless LAN 802.11ac
- SSD or HDD configuration options
- Up to 16GB of DDR3 Memory
- VESA mount-ready
- Heat pipe CPU Cooling System
The starter model, NC01U is originally priced at €140.00, €314.00 for the NC01U3, €388.00 for the NC01U5, and €520.00 for the high-end model which is NC01U7. According to the information that is currently available, these barebone mini computers will be sold from authorize retailers in Europe very soon.
Shuttle DSA2LS ARM-Based Fanless Mini PC
The Shuttle DSA2LS ARM-based android fanless mini PC only measures 7.5″ x 5.6″ x 1.4″ and it is powered by a Freescale i.MX6 dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor, 1GB of RAM of RAM, 4GB of internal storage which can be expanded using SDHC card reader, enabling users to add an extra 64GB of storage when needed.
In addition it has HDMI and VGA ports, 4 x USB 2.0 ports, Gigabit-LAN interface,Wireless LAN, and an RS-232 serial port for use in commercial and enterprise environments.
The Shuttle Android DSA2LS runs Google Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and will be available in Europe with an SRP of 158 Euros including tax ($210).
Shuttle XS35V4 and XS36V4 Fanless Desktop Mini PC
Both mini-pc systems equipped with Intel Bay Trail processors powered by a 22 nm Quad-core Intel Celeron J1900 processor with integrated Intel HD Graphics and 8gigs of DDR3 memory. In terms of cooling, these system units use a thermal module with cooling heat pipes to transport heat throughout the system effectively without any fan noise.
Aside from that both models has several monitor connectors such as HDMI, DisplayPort and VGA all being available. Two connectors can be activated simultaneously and used for dual monitoring for more productive usage of the said systems.
The XS35V4 measures 25.2 x 3.85 x 16.2 cm (DWH), while it is XS36V4 20 x 3.6 x 16 cm (DWH) for the smaller one. The XS35V4 also offers extra space for two drives, an optical slimline drive and an SSD or HDD in 2.5″ format. The recommended retail price for the Shuttle XS35V4 and XS36V4 is Euro 165 (ex Vat). Both machines described in this press release are now available from retailers Europe-wide.