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All-in-one PC has dual-core Atom

Mar 19, 2010 — by Jonathan Angel — from the LinuxDevices Archive — 3 views

Shuttle announced an all-in-one PC featuring a 15.6-inch touchscreen and a dual-core Intel Atom D510 processor available with SUSE Linux. The X50V2 includes a 1366 x 768 pixel display, webcam, a microphone and stereo speakers, a 4-in-1 card reader, plus room for a 2.5-inch hard disk drive and up to 4GB of RAM, the company says.

The X50V2 resembles Shuttle's recently announced XS35 desktop in that it is available in a "barebone" configuration without memory, a hard disk drive (HDD), or operating system. It will also be available preconfigured with 2GB of RAM and a 250GB HDD, loaded with either SUSE Linux or Windows 7 Home Premium, the company says.


The X50V features a stand that doubles as a carrying handle
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Shuttle says the X50V (above) includes a 15.6-inch screen with a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, offering a resistive touchscreen that is only single-touch capable. The device also has a 1.3 megapixel webcam, a microphone, stereo speakers, plus a "4-in-1" card reader supporting SD, MMC, Memory Stick, and Memory Stick Pro media, the company adds.

The X50V2 uses Intel's dual-core "Pineview" Atom D510 processor, along with the NM10 I/O controller. According to Shuttle, the CPU's integrated graphics controller provides resolutions up to 2048 x 1536 pixels on an externally connected display.

In addition to a VGA port, the X50V2 includes a microphone input, headphone output, two serial ports, a parallel port, and a 10/100 Ethernet port, Shuttle says. The PC is also said to include four USB 2.0 ports, two on its left side and two on its right side.


The X50V includes two serial ports and a parallel port
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The X50V2 supports 802.11b/g/n wireless networking too, via an included Mini PCI Express card that is likely user-accessible. Shuttle supplies instructions for removing the back of the X50V2's case to add memory and a hard disk drive if the device was purchased in a barebone configuration. Two DIMM slots accept up to 4GB of DDR2 RAM, according to the company.

Features and specifications listed by Shuttle for the X50V2 include:

  • Processor — Intel Atom D510 clocked at 1.66GHz
  • Chipset — NM10 I/O controller
  • Memory — up to 4GB of DDR2 memory via two DIMM slots
  • Storage — 2.5-inch bay for SATA hard disk drives
  • Display — 15.6-inch resistive touchscreen with 1366 x 768 resolution
  • Camera — 1.3 megapixel webcam
  • Expansion:
    • SD/MMC/MS/MS Pro card reader
    • Mini PCI Express slot (occupied by WLAN card)
  • Networking:
    • LAN — 10/100 Ethernet
    • WLAN — 802.11b/g/n
  • Other I/O:
    • 4 x USB 2.0
    • VGA
    • 1 x parallel
    • 2 x serial
    • Audio — mic in and line out
  • Power — 19VDC input via external 40W AC adapter
  • Operating temperature — 32 to 104 deg. F (0 to 35 deg. C)
  • Dimensions — 15.4 x 12.87 x 1.41 inches (391.3 x 327 x 36mm)
  • Weight — 7.93 pounds (3.6kg)

Availability

According to Shuttle, the X50V2 is on sale now, at least in Europe. Recommended retail pricing for the barebone configuration is said to be 353 Euros (about $477).

More information on the X50V2 may be found on the Shuttle website, here.


This article was originally published on LinuxDevices.com and has been donated to the open source community by QuinStreet Inc. Please visit LinuxToday.com for up-to-date news and articles about Linux and open source.



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