Shuttle DS81 4k Digital signage player

The Shuttle DS81 4k Digital signage player is the latest mini pc for digital signage from expert mini PC manufactures Shuttle. The Shuttle DS81 is a great little system designed for the 4th Generation Haswell processors. The result of using Haswell processors is substantially better graphics capabilities than previous Intel processors. So good infact, the system can even handle 4k video playback (3840×2160).   It offers unrivalled connectivity for its compact dimensions, including  HDMI, 2x Display port, 2x gigabit Ethernet ports, 8 USB ports (2 are USB 3.0), and even 2x RS232. Internally it also offers 2x Mini PCIe slots. These can be used for things like internal msata solid state drives, and WIFI modules. A vesa mount is included allowing it to be mounted on the back of a compatible monitor/screen.   The built quality is superb, and the metal casing makes the system feels substantial, and more like an industrial PC. Indeed Shuttle certified it for 24-7 operation when a 24-7 hard drive is installed. The designed is a result of year of small form factor PC design experience. Cooling is handled by Heat pipe cooling technology to ensure the system runs cool.  Vents are position in a manner which allows continuous air flow between the internal system and the environment.  A cool system is a stable system, and noise is also kept to a minimum by the smart ball bearing fans. The system has a great deal of flexibility in that it can run. Ram can be anywhere from 2Gb, up to a maximum of 16gb. Processors can range from Celerons to core I7. Graphics are  provided by the Intel processor, and this is where the 4th Generation Haswell processors make large improvements on the 3rd generation Ivy bridge. The new graphics are faster and more direct X 11 complaint. For anything other than intense gaming you really don’t need a dedicated graphics card. Although very capable as a general PC, as a digital signage platform the DS81 excels. Its rugged, vesa mountable, has excellent connectivity, and be a powerful as you need according to how the system specification you require. For the ultimate in Digital signage, try the shuttle DS81 Digital signage player.

Shuttle DS81
Shuttle DS81 4k Digital signage player