Taiwanese manufacturer Shuttle Inc specialised in development and production of innovative mini PCs, now introduces a new mini PC called XPC Slim Barebone DH170.
The Shuttle XPC slim Barebone DH170 is a robust 1.3l Barebone PC with H170 chipset for Intel LGA1151 desktop processors, codenamed “Skylake“. It allows for three displays to be operated at the same time and offers Dual Intel LAN and COM ports. Its slim metal chassis comes with a VESA mount included, provides versatile connectivity and reliable operation in environments with ambient temperatures of up to 50°C. This platform is targeted at professional applications such as Digital Signage, POS, POI, gambling machines, office, healthcare and industry, but also Shuttle DH170 can be used as a home media center.
The Shuttle XPC slim Barebone DH170, which is based on the Intel H170 chipset, supports all 6th-generation Intel Celeron, Pentium and Core processors (Intel Core i7 / i5 / i3) for socket LGA1151 (up to 65 Watt of TDP). Combined with 16 GB DDR3L RAM in dual-channel mode and a PCIe M.2-SSD, it is capable of remarkable speeds. The machine measures a mere 19 x 16.5 x 4.3 cm (DWH) and has a footprint not much bigger than half a sheet of A4 paper.
In addition, the Shuttle DH170 can accommodate a 2.5″ drive with SATA 6 Gbit/s and has a Mini-PCI-Express expansion slot that can be fitted with e.g. a WLAN module. Relevant openings for WLAN antennas are already provided. Outside connections comprise of a card reader, 2x Intel Gigabit Ethernet, 4x USB 3.0, 4x USB 2.0, 2x DisplayPort, 1x HDMI, 2x RS-232 and, of course, audio.
As with the first two LGA1151 models from Shuttle, the DH170 also supports parallel operation of high-resolution 4K displays at 60 Hz (DP) and 30 Hz (HDMI). For this scenario Core i3 processors or higher are recommendable. The Shuttle XPC slim Barebone DH170 is without components – RAM, hard disk SATA or SSD and not have the operating system. Below is a picture showing the components necessary to complete configuration of the mini PC.
The Shuttle DH170 can also be operated in various positions, e.g. sitting flat on a desk or installed on suitable surfaces or monitors with the included VESA mount. The recommended retail price for the Shuttle DH170 Barebone is EUR 244.00 (ex VAT).
Shuttle also has a few other Skylake models in its lineup, including the Shuttle XPC Barebone SH170R6.
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