Nano-itx, available now, but not here.

Discussion in 'Other CPUs and chipsets' started by Goose1981, Sep 6, 2005.

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    Man that is tiny.

    That would fit inside a CD case!..
    I notice they also sell suitable PSU and screens..

    Bit expensive for a CarPC tho.. I would rather a mATX mobo mounted under the pacel shelf in the boot and save myself ~$800.. Personally I would want my Carputer to have a bit more power than a eden 1ghz..

    Then again 120x120 is small enough to mount on a bike. Or a helmet. Or a RC vechical. You could fit 120x120 mobo into a 85x85mm fuselage diagonally.
     
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    it seems that nano-itx is at this stage slated for an october production timeframe..

    dont have a link, just got an email from a mate in singapore about it.

    Will try and find out more.
     
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    Still can't belive what they have intergrated on that thing:
    TV out (Svideo and RCA)
    Spdif
    VGA out
    USB x2
    6 channel audio
    100mbp network
    mini PCI
    ram slot
    2x ATA connectors
    case connections
    ps/2 header
    2x usb header
    cd audio header
    sata
    DVI daughter header
    ypbpr header
    video capture header
    lpc/sir header

    That little board is LOADED!
     
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    omg that is bloody amazing
    but how powerful is this Eden cpu though??
     
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    1Ghz Eden ~ 600-700Mhz P3
    Not very powerful..
    Then again, I use an M-10000 (17x17cm feels big now), and I can still do whatever I want: browsing/games/3d-design(sketchup)/etc.
    For a 12x12cm board, it'd be bloody awesome. :D
     
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    But remember that it has onboard Mpeg decoding, so more often than not it actually is better at playing DVD's than your standard PC
     
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    Yeah i saw that..

    I wish an australian store could give me an ETA on when these things land..
     
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    Why not just get a mac mini? Perfect for a car PC as it takes 12V
     
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    This may come as a shock to others who know me on here.. but i am seriously considering this option (i dont like mac OS).

    I guess i could format and run a stripped linux distro on it?

    Hmm..
     
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    My older bro has one which he uses as a terminal to his server.
    He's running a 21" LG LCD screen at 1600x1200 on it, which gives MAJOR crapola all over screen, like weird colours and lines. I think it's a common problem.
    But yeah, he's running linux, debian flavour, off that.
    --Nathan
     
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    Oh god damn.. i just creamed myself.

    :shock:
     
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    I think this picture sums it up nicely:

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    Holy shit thats small!
     
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    Really just starting to move into embedded systems here

    I would look into something like the JRex family 102x147mm both intel pentium-m or via edens or amd geodes based systems available. comes with the basics, usb, ethernet, on board graphics, ac97 audio.

    Also it uses JFlex expansion standards so you can just buy a plug in board to add things like extra IO ports, tv/dvi out and stuff like that.

    www.kontron.com
     
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    And annoying to cool properly passively :)

    I've got a little box here with Eden-N/CLE266/VT8235 which uses the entire aluminium chassis to cool, Eden-N itself produces jack all heat, its the chipsets in such a small package which makes it difficult to cool.

    http://www.compactpc.com.tw/ebox-3800.htm
     

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