The MintBox 2 is available!
The MintBox 2 is now available and can be ordered from CompuLab at http://fit-pc.com/web/products/mintbox/
The MintBox 2 will also soon become available from Amazon.com and Amazon.de for US and European customers.
Overview of the MintBox 2
The MintBox 2 is a mini-computer which connects to TVs or computer monitors via HDMI or DisplayPort. It comes with 8 USB ports as well as in/out audio jacks, eSATA, Ethernet, Wifi and Bluetooth so you can connect it easily to any network or device.
The unit feels very special and very unique. It’s small, about the size of a router, so it fits behind your keyboard, your TV and it’s easy to bring with you anywhere you go.
It’s extremely sturdy and completely silent. There is no plastic, the case is entirely made of solid die-cast iron and acts as a heat sink, so there are no fans inside of it.
It boasts 4 times the processing power of the previous generation and comes with a 5 years warranty.
The MintBox 2 shines by its versatility. Its form-factor provides a fantastic compromise between desktop computing and mobility. It’s as if your desktop environment could come with you. A desk, a chair and a large screen is all you need. Connect a full size keyboard to the unit and there you are: operational and fully productive anywhere you go.
The MintBox 2 was previewed in June: http://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=2383 . We’ll soon post a full in-depth review.
CPU: Intel® Core™ i5-3337U Processor (dual-core 64 bit, 3M Cache, 1.80 GHz up to 2.70 GHz, 17W TDP)
Extra storage: mSATA socket + 2x eSATA ports
Enclosure: Passively cooled fanless die-cast aluminum case
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