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New Linutop 3 is more powerful with new processor, more flash memory Paris, September 3rd, 2009 -Linutop, specialized in small Linux PC, announces today the new more powerful version of Linutop, the Linutop 3.

Linutop 3: the newest and most powerful Linutop PC

Linutop 3 is a ready-to-use small PC, designed to reduce maintenance costs. Compact, powerful with a 1 GHz fan less VIA C7 processor, linutop 3 is perfect for professional use without maintenance, public internet access, office applications, digital signage. With a low maintenance cost and secure system, it fits the most demanding and extreme environments: hotels, restaurants, banks, displays, shops, museums, waiting rooms and public locations.

The 2GB of internal flash memory replaces the hard drive and without cooling fan Linutop 3 offers a compact, silent and secure operation, improving energy efficiency and reliability. A new security feature can lock the software and protect the flash memory from wearing out by limiting write cycles. Once set up the Linutop software is protected. The computer will recover its state at each startup, minimizing maintenance costs

It can be connected to any VGA, DVI or HDMI (with an adapter) monitor up to a 1920 x 1080 resolution. It has 6 USB and 1 serial port for industrial applications.

Linutop is delivered with free standard ready-to-use Linux software (Firefox, Open Office, VLC Media player...) and can be easily customized with additional software.

Linutop 3 also includes remote management, thin client software, Network Manager and easy to setup digital signage demos.

Linutop 3 operating system is one of the few USB-Bootable OS, giving it more flexibility.

It can be fully backed up and run on a USB Key, simplifying the duplication of the same configuration (OS and applications) on several Linutop PCs. This interesting feature is a time saver for deployment, and can also be used for mass installation.

Still available Linutop 2: the smallest Linutop

Linutop 2 is the most energy efficient with only 8 Watts power consumption.

A small size and its fan less design makes Linutop the perfect candidate to drive in silent a 24/7 display for Digital signage and narrowcasting and can be attached on the back of a flat panel. It can also be used as a network probe.

Linutop specifications

Linutop 2
Processor: AMD Geode LX800 (x86)
Memory RAM: 512 MB up to 1GB
Memory Flash: 1 GB internal
4x USB 2.0 ports
Audio: 1 in & 2 out 3mm + speaker
Internal clock backup
Network: 10/100baseT Ethernet (RJ-45)
PXE Boot: thin client use
Video: VGA output (SUB-D15)
Power: DC in 12V - 3,3A (<8W)
Power on button:
Weight: 580 gr (20 oz) .
Strong Aluminum Case with security slot
Size: 14 x 14 x 3.5 cm (5.5x5.5x1.38 in)
Operating temperature 10°-40°C
Operating humidity 10%-90%
AC adapter 110 - 240V~ 50/60Hz
1 year Warranty
Warranty : 1 year (extensible to 3Years)
Price: 280 €

Linutop 3
Processor: VIA C7 1.0 GHz (BGA)(9W)
Memory RAM: 1 GB up to 2GB DDR2
Memory Flash: 2 GB internal
6x USB 2.0 ports
1 COM Port RS232
Audio: 2 in & 2 out 3mm
Internal : 2 Sata, 1 PCIe
Network: Giga Lan Ethernet (RJ-45)
PXE Boot: thin client use
Video: VGA + DVI
Power: DC in 19V (<20W)
Strong Metal Case with security slot
Size: 23.5 x 23.6 x 5.5 cm
Operating temperature 10°-40°C
Operating humidity 10%-90%
AC adapter 110 - 240V~ 50/60Hz
1 year Warranty
Warranty : 1 year (extensible to 3 Years)
Price: 340 €

Linutop is available for direct purchase at www.linutop.com

About the Linutop company

Founded in 2006, established in Europe and specialized in low-consumption IT solutions based on open source software, Linutop develops and distributes small, silent and robust PCs (no fan no mobile part). The company supplies innovative, economic solutions for Internet access, digital signage or network monitoring. Its leading product, the Linutop small PC, is sold in more than 40 countries used in Hotels, restaurants, banks, displays, shops, museums, waiting rooms and public locations. Thanks to its rock-bottom maintenance cost and very low power consumption, it is ideal for use in the business or industrial environment, schools and universities.

Linutop was awarded the TIC21 price for sustainable innovation 2007.
Pictures of Linutop can be viewed at http://www.linutop.com/linutop2/info/presse.en.html

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