If you are in the market for a new mini PC you might be interested to learn that Shuttle has this week unveiled new additions to its range in the form of the Shuttle XH81 and XH81V digital media player systems that are equipped with Intel Core i7 Haswell and measure just 24 x 20 x 7.2 cm
Shuttle has designed the new Shuttle XH81 mini PCs to be used in kiosks, vending machines or for signage applications, but are powerful enough to be used as fully fledged desktop mini PCs.
The two new addtions can be equipped with a wide range of processors and up to 16GB of RAM using the provided 2 DDR3 SODIMM slots. Other features of the new Shuttle XH81 and XH81V mini PCs systems include HDMI output, Gigabit ethernet ports 2 x USB 3.0 ports, 6 x USB 2.0 ports as well as 5 COM ports for peripherals that use RS232, RS4222, or RS485 cables. Check out the video below to learn more about the new additions to the Shuttle range of mini PCs.
Shuttle has also included 2 mini PCIe slots Which are capable of supporting either optional wireless connectivity or solid state disk (SSD) storage together with 2 x 2.5 inch drive bays for additional storage or the installation of a slim DVD or Blu-ray drive. For more information on the two new additions to the Shuttle range jump over to the official website for full details and specifications. Shuttle explains little more :
“Shuttle’s XH81 and XH81V are compact 3L media players that feature robust performance and can be customized to drive highly interactive kiosk, vending machine, and POS applications. The series supports 4th generation Intel Haswell and Haswell Refresh 65W processors and delivers 4K video content. In addition to a full I/O interface, the series can be configured with either a slim ODD or up to 5 COM ports to connect with peripheral devices.”
Unfortunately no information on pricing or worldwide availability has been released as yet by Shuttle, but as soon as information comes to light we will keep you updated as always.