More than seven years ago, Shuttle introduced its first completely passively cooled PC Fanless series – XS35. In early 2017 a series of updated new model. Shuttle XPC DX30 is Barebone, operational and internal memory which should be installed by the user. The compact body with dimensions of 19 x 165 x 43 mm volume of 1.35 liters installed Intel Celeron J3355 processor-based Apollo Lake. This is a 2-core processor with a clock speed of 2.5 GHz with 2 MB of cache capacity.
You can use one 2,5″ SATA drive and two strips DDR3L SODIMM format. You can also set the fastest M.2-SSD with a PCI-Express interface and protocol NVMe. For graphics acceleration integrated into responsible soldered Intel processor graphics solution, so for the schedule meets the Intel HD graphics 500. video transmission can be carried out on three monitors simultaneously through the DisplayPort, HDMI and VGA. It is also possible to playback video in 4K. Shuttle XPC DX30 is equipped with two interfaces, USB 3.0, four older ports USB 2.0, card reader, a RJ45 and a PS / 2, and the two RS-232 interfaces. Separately, one of the serial ports can be replaced by using the VGA output adapter.
In addition, Shuttle DX30 is equipped with a module Wi-Fi (M.2-2230 slot) and an external antenna. Gigabit connector supports Wake-on-LAN, so that the model can be run using the Remote Power On. If you delete a special jumper on the motherboard, the device will start automatically as soon as power is available. It is powered by an external power supply of 19 V with an output of 40 watts. Requirements of the mini-PC is modest – it requires only 20 watts. Until recently, the models without fan series “XPS slim” could only be installed vertically. Shuttle XPC DX30 can also be installed horizontally by reducing the amount of heat generated – so it can stand permanently. However, the room temperature should be in this case from 0 to 40 ° C.
The new Shuttle XPC DX30 went on sale at the price of 205 euros. In the European list price of mini-PC with passive cooling was listed for less than 190 euros. Recall that this week the market there is another model of the mini-PC – a new mini PC ECS / Elitegroup based Apollo Lake.