Saturday, June 09, 2012

mintBox: Mint in a box

LinuxMint, a number one Linux Distribution based on DistroWatch has done a great job in providing a very nice operating system that appreciate their users by making Linux Mint a better distribution that it's parent: Ubuntu Linux.

Now, in conjuction with CompuLab, they are going even further by presenting a mintBox, Mint in a box. This device has everything you need for your daily activities.

Here’s an exhaustive list of its extremely rich I/O:
  • Dual-head display HDMI + DisplayPort
  • Digital 7.1 S/PDIF and analog 2.0 audio, both input and output
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • WiFi 802.11 b/g/n + BT combo with dual antennas
  • 2 USB3 ports + 2 USB2 ports
  • 2 eSATA ports
  • Bay for 2.5” SATA HDD
  • 2 mini-PCIe sockets / 1 mSATA
  • Serial RS232 port
The mintBox is available in two versions.
mintBox Basic ($476 + shipping, duty & VAT):
  • 250GB HDD
  • APU G-T40N (1.0 GHz dual core + Radeon HD 6290 – 9W)
  • 4GB RAM
  • Flat metal case
mintBox Pro ($549 + shipping, duty & VAT):
  • 250GB HDD
  • APU G-T56N (1.65 GHz dual core + Radeon HD 6320 – 18W)
  • 8GB RAM
  • Ribbed metal case
10% of each sale goes towards Linux Mint, so if you want to help Linux Mint, you can buy this product.