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Ablecom Shows off HEC-13 Netttop ahead of Computex next week

Ablecom HEC-13 Nettop

Ablecom Technology is showing off their new HEC-13 nettop ahead of Computex next week. It’s powered by a Dual Core Intel atom 1.66GHz  D510 processor,  has integrated Intel GMA 3150 graphics, and up to 2GB of memory, and space for a 2.5 inch hard drive.

Design-wise, the case looks a bit like a massive heatsink, which would be cool, but we suspect it’s just plastic.  On the bright side, there are a ton of ports, including a total of 6 USB 2.0 ports, mic and headphonejacks both on the front and back, VGA output, a 10/100/1000 LAN port, and even 2 PS/2 connectors for a mouse and keyboard.  There’s also support for 5.1 channel audio.

It seems like this will be sold as a barebone unit (meaning you add your own HDD and RAM), and there’s an optional WiFi module and you can plug in a WiFi antenna on the back of the unit. If you don’t need WiFi, you could use the Mini-PCIe slot for something else.  The nettop will be available with Windows XP or Linux, although it can also handle Windows 7.

No word on pricing or availability.


CPU: Intel Atom D510 Dual Core
Chipset: Intel Atom D510 + NM10 Express
Audio: Integrated Realtek ALC662 HD Audio Codec, Support 6 channel Audio Output
Memory: Installed 1GB DDR2 800 x 1
HDD: Install 2GB IDE DOM HDD (up to 8GB)/Internal 2.5” SATA HDD built-in (Optional)

Expansion Slots:
(1) 32-bit PCI Slot x 1 (2) Mini-PCIe Slot x 1 for WiFi Module (Optional)
(2) Communication Built-in Wi-Fi/802.11n (optional)

Front I/O
(1) MIC-in Audio Jack x 1
(2) Headphone-out Audio Jack x 1
(3) USB2.0 Port x 2

Back I/O
(1) 10/100/1000Mbps LAN Port x 1
(2) USB2.0 Port x 4
(3) MIC-in Jack x 1. Line-out Jack x 1, Line-in Jack x 1
(4) PS/2 Connector for Keyboard/Mouse x 2
(5) VGA Port x 1
(6) COM Port x 1
(7) Parallel Port x 1
(8) WiFi Antenna Ports x 1
(9) 12V DC-IN Connector x 1
Power Supply 90W Power Adapter
OS: Linux or Windows XPe (Compatible with Windows 7)


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