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== About CompuLab ==
== About CompuLab ==
CompuLab is recognized as an industry leader in miniature
CompuLab is recognized as an industry leader in miniature design, with over 10 years of experience in designing x86 and ARM embedded system-on-modules. Established in 1992 the company offices and manufacturing facility are located in Haifa, Israel.
Revision as of 22:04, 14 March 2009
CompuLab introduces fit-PC2 – the smallest, most power-efficient Intel Atom PC to date. fit-PC2 architecture is what sets it apart from other nettop PCs - fit-PC2 is designed around the Intel Atom Z530 1.6GHz and the ultra low power Intel US15W system controller hub - which incorporates hardware video acceleration. This allows fit-PC2 to run Windows XP or Ubuntu Linux at just 6W, and play full HD 1080p H.264 video using less than 7W.
The most striking feature of fit-PC2 is its size - 4" x 4.5" x 1.05" - smaller than a CD.
fit-PC2 is totally fanless - using the all aluminum case to dissipate heat. This has two advantages -
- fit-PC2 is noiseless - or absolutely silent if equipped with a solid state disk.
- Increased reliability with no moving parts.
A Standard PC
fit-PC2 may look like an appliance, but it's a full PC including -
- 1.6GHz x86 CPU
- 1GB RAM
- SATA hard disk
- DVI with graphics acceleration
- High definition audio
- LAN and WLAN
- 6 USB ports
fit-PC2 fully supports all major operating systems.
A Green Computer
fit-PC2 excels in extremely low power consumption - 6W in normal operation in Windows XP or Linux or up to 8W under load. The only PC that can challenge fit-PC2 low power is the older generation fit-PC Slim, but fit-PC2 has the same power consumption with 5 times the performance.
fit-PC2 has no hazardous substances and at 313cc / 370g is so small as to make electronics waste negligible.
While green technology tends to be expensive, replacing an old computer with fit-PC Slim can soon pay for itself by electricity savings alone.
A New Type of HTPC
Full HD resolution with HDMI connector, 1080p H.264 decoding, high definition audio, no background noise, tiny size and IR remote control support - fit-PC2 can make a very decent home-theater PC. With low cost and low power consumption that allows it to be always-on - fit-PC2 can bring the PC experience into more living rooms than ever before.
fit-PC2 body is industrial grade die-cast aluminum. It has no venting holes and the ability to withstand high level of shock and vibration and extreme temperature range - depends only on the type of disk used. fit-PC2 with an SSD makes one of the most rugged PCs for industrial and automotive applications.
a nettop PC done right
What is the target market of fit-PC2? It turns out that different users appreciate different capabilities of fit-PC2. Having tiny size, low power , ruggedness and high end multimedia capabilities fit-PC2 is found ideal as a ruggedized boat PC as well as a silent library PC, as a living room HTPC or an always-on file server... the list just goes on.
fit-PC2 is not designed for a specific market segment. It is a highly optimized nettop PC based on the most power efficient PC architecture to date - the Intel Atom Z530. fit-PC2 is just a nettop PC done right.
CompuLab is recognized as an industry leader in miniature PC design, with over 10 years of experience in designing and manufacturing x86 and ARM embedded system-on-modules. Established in 1992 the company offices and manufacturing facility are located in Haifa, Israel.