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If your computer doesn’t have an HDMI port, you may want to take a look at the USB 3.0 to HDMI External Video Card Multi Monitor Adapter from StarTech – here is our review.

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The USB32HDE USB 3.0 to HDMI Adapter turns an available USB 3.0 port into an HDMI output, with high resolution 1920×1080 (1080p) video support – a convenient external video solution that makes it easy to add multi-monitor capability to a USB 3.0-enabled desktop or laptop computer (optimal performance from USB 3.0, backward compatible with USB 2.0).

Leveraging the high-bandwidth (5 Gbps) SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface, the adapter functions as an external graphics card to deliver smooth, high-definition content to your HDMI or DVI-capable display (HDMI to DVI Adapter included). The adapter can be used to mirror your primary desktop, showing the same image on each display, or to extend your desktop to double your workspace and increase your productivity.

Who are StarTech?

From their website:

Founded in 1985 by Paul Seed and Ken Kalopsis, StarTech.com is an ISO 9001 Registered manufacturer of hard-to-find connectivity parts. Since its inception, our company has been dedicated to making IT professionals jobs easier by helping them identify, find and get the connectivity parts they need to enable their solutions.

Features

  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 (5 Gbps) Interface and backward compatible with USB 2.0
  • Supports resolutions up to 1920×1200
  • Includes HDMI to DVI-D Adapter
  • USB-powered – No external power adapter required
  • Choose between Mirrored, Extended or Primary display configurations
  • Driver software supports display rotation
  • Supports the Windows Aero interface
  • Supports 2-channel (Stereo) audio
  • Supports the use of multiple USB32HDE adapters on a single system (up to 5)

What’s in the Box?

The box contains:

  • the adaptor
  • a DVI/HDMI connector
  • manual
  • driver CD

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A Closer Look

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Final Thoughts

The USB 3.0 to HDMI External Video Card Multi Monitor Adapter is fairly small so it doesn’t take up much room – which is great if you don’t have a lot of room around the TV or monitor you want to connect to. It always makes it portable, so you can slip it into your bag if you want to connect your laptop to a TV in a hotel room, for example (just don’t forget to take an HDMI cable with you).

You can easily mirror the display from the laptop, or if you want, extend the display from the laptop to the TV.

The adaptor works on Windows and Mac, and even Linux, so pretty much all your bases are covered.  drivers……..

To use the adaptor you just connect it up to the computer or laptop, install the drivers and that’s it – very quick and simple.

I connected a laptop up to a TV with HDMI (via USB 3.0) and was very pleased with the results – there was no lag, and everything seemed very smooth. I played a 1080p movie through the laptop and again I was very happy with the results – there was no obvious quality difference and there was no lag. I tried it on a USB 2.0 port and it was noticeably slower, but then it is a USB 3.0 device! One thing to note though – don’t expect to play graphic intensive games through it, it just isn’t that type of device unfortunately.

So if you are looking for a small, portable, easy to use device to connect your laptop to a monitor, TV, or projector then you should take a good look at this one!

The USB 3.0 to HDMI External Video Card Multi Monitor Adapter retails for £59.00.

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You can learn more from the StarTech website.

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Today Microsoft got a big surprise for all of us, It has recorded a video of the first unboxing of the Xbox One coming out in November. It this unboxing is the Day One Edition of the console, only last week the console got a spec update from 800mhz GPU to 853mhz GPU. With only 20 Xbox One consoles with the new spec bump in the world so far, also it shows off that the console coming with a headset how after originally saying it wouldn’t have one.

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  •  In the video, shows of the Xbox One Day One edition which includes a special Day One package, specially branded DAY ONE 2013 controller with chrome D-pad, and a Day One digital achievement.
  • The Xbox One console, Kinect sensor even the HDMI cable and the power supply all have a “liquid black” finish.
  • The console has a 500GB hard drive, slot load Blu-ray drive, IR blaster port, HDMI input and output connectors, a S/PDIF interface, new Kinect sensor port, three USB 3.0 Super Speed ports, Wired and Wireless network support and a Kensington Security Slot.
  • The new Kinect has improved gesture and voice control, 1080p color HD camera for video with Skype and a greater field of view. On-board sensors improve fidelity of the depth-sensing and low-light visibility, along with a four microphone array and IR blasting capability.
  • The controller offers over 40 design improvements, including a redesigned D-pad for accuracy, redesigned thumb sticks for better grip and control, new menu and view buttons, redesigned triggers and bumpers for accuracy and comfort, as well as exclusive impulse triggers for haptic feedback.
  • The new integrated battery compartment on the Xbox One controller blends seamlessly into the back, offering better comfort. You can play wirelessly with standard AA or rechargeable AA batteries, or via the standard micro USB port for wired gameplay. The micro USB cable will charge the batteries if you are using the Xbox One Play & Charge Kit
  • The Xbox One Chat Headset speaker and microphone have been upgraded to take advantage of the much improved audio quality. You can control mute and volume without taking your hands off the controller.
  • HDMI cable (1080P, 3D and 4K, according to the HDMI 1.4 spec) , a power supply and a Quick Start Guide are included

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NVIDIA has announced a price cut and shipping date for its Project Shield Android gaming console.

The system will launch in the US on June 27 at the reduced price of $299 (£195), down from its original cost of $349 (£225).

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Customers who have already pre-ordered the console will be charged the reduced rate, which NVIDIA claims it brought in based on feedback from gamers.

“We’ve heard from thousands of gamers that if the price was $299, we’d have a home run. So we’re changing the price of Shield to $299,” said the graphics card maker.

Powered by a Tegra 4 chip, Project Shield sports a five-inch 720p touch-screen and is also capable of streaming content to a monitor or TV display, either wirelessly or through a HDMI connection.

Watch a short video of Project SHIELD in action from CES This Year.

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Earlier in the week we told you that Toshiba had announced a new all-in-one PC called the LX830. We had some hands-on time with it so here are our thoughts.

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The LX830 is a 23” freeview enabled HDTV with a 1920 x 1080 resolution.

It has HDMI inputs for connected various devices and comes with optional Blu-ray.

The audio is provided by ONKYO speakers and SRS Premium sound.

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The screen was very clear and the touch screen was very responsive. The sound was very good, although we were in a very noisy area at the time of playing with the LX830, so we expect it to be even better in a home environment.

I think Toshiba may be on to a winner with the LX830 and I will look forward to testing it in depth later in the year.

The LX830 will be available during Q3 2012 and the price will start from £599 for the base model.

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ZOTAC have just announced the new USB 3.0 to HDMI adaptor with DisplayLink technology to enable users to easily add displays to desktop and notebook systems.

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ZOTAC® International, a leading innovator and a channel manufacturer, today announces the USB 3.0 to HDMI adaptor – the latest addition to its accessory lineup. The ZOTAC® USB 3.0 to HDMI adaptor enables users to easily add displays to desktop and notebook systems for increased productivity.

Simply plug the ZOTAC® USB 3.0 to HDMI adaptor into a USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 port and connect a digital display for an instant plug and play experience. The ZOTAC® USB 3.0 to HDMI adaptor supports resolutions up to 1920×1200 with 6-channel digital audio for seamless audio and video connectivity with the latest Full HD displays.

ZOTAC® has created a simple to use solution that customers have always demanded. The ZOTAC® USB 3.0 to HDMI adaptor makes it easy to expand the capabilities of notebooks and desktops by adding more display outputs via a simple plug-and-play adaptor,” said Carsten Berger, marketing director, ZOTAC® International. “Thanks to the lightning-fast speed of USB 3.0, movies and images are displayed smoothly with crisp details.”

The ZOTAC® USB 3.0 to HDMI adaptor is powered by DisplayLink™ USB graphics technology for the best user experience. DisplayLink™ USB graphics technology compresses visual data in real-time for maximum efficiency and a lag-free display output.

“Enjoy videos, photos, movies, web content and more on multiple HD displays with the ZOTAC adaptor,“ said John Cummins, VP of Sales and Marketing for DisplayLink.  “With DisplayLink technology, you can expect high performance and crisp visual quality all with the ease of a USB accessory.“

A single desktop or notebook can connect up to six ZOTAC® USB 3.0 to HDMI adaptors with Microsoft® Windows® operating systems for the most demanding multi-monitor users – Apple® Mac OS® users can connect up to four adaptors.

  • New ZOTAC USB 3.0 to HDMI adaptor
  • DisplayLink USB graphics technology
  • Support resolutions up to 1920×1200 (16:10), 1080p (16:9), 1600×1200 (4:3)
  • Backwards compatible with USB 2.0
  • Microsoft Windows XP, Vista & 7 compatible (up to six adaptors)
  • Apple Mac OS compatible (up to four adaptors)

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Back in August we told you about StarTech launching a new USB HDMI video adaptor. Now it’s time for our review.

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The USB2HDMI USB to HDMI External Video Adapter (Dual or Multi Monitor with Audio) turns an available USB 2.0 port into an HDMI output, with high resolution video support (up to 1920×1080) and audio.

The USB HDMI adapter can be used to mirror your primary desktop, showing the same image on each display, or to extend your desktop to double your workspace and increase your productivity. This external graphics card is a cost-saving multi-monitor or dual display solution, for either laptop or desktop applications, offering the ability to connect an additional HDMI (or DVI) enabled display to your computer setup without the hassle of opening the computer case to install a new video card.

Features

  • Quick and easy installation
  • Supports resolutions up to 1920×1080
  • USB-powered – No external power adapter required
  • Choose between Mirrored, Extended or Primary display configurations
  • Driver software supports display rotation
  • Supports the Windows® Aero interface
  • Supports 2-channel (Stereo) audio

Applications

  • Add a secondary display adapter and extend your desktop display without taking apart your computer to install a new video card
  • Connect multiple monitors to a single computer, to create engaging multimedia presentations
  • Use the adapter to connect your PC to your television for showing family pictures and movies
  • Great for researchers and writers offering the ability to have reference material on one display and a working document copy on the other
  • Increase productivity by running multiple applications on different screens, check your email on one display and search the web on the other
  • View large or multiple spreadsheets across multiple displays
  • A compact, lightweight solution for traveling business associates using laptop PCs, enabling connection to a secondary display/projector

Who are StarTech?

From their website:

StarTech.com is your one-stop source for every connectivity part you need. From the latest technology to legacy products — and all the parts that bridge the old and new — we can help you find the parts that connect your solutions.

We make it easy to locate the parts, and we quickly deliver them wherever they need to go. Just talk to one of our tech advisors or visit our website. You’ll be connected to the products you need in no time.

Specifications

Specs

What’s in the Box?

Along with the adaptor is a manual, a driver CD and a cable.

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Yesterday StarTech launched two new USB 3.0 adaptors – one for HDMI/DVI and one for VGA.

USB32VGAE USB 3.0 to VGA Adapter

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The USB32VGAE USB 3.0 to VGA Adapter turns an available USB 3.0 port into a VGA output with support for high resolution video (up to 2048×1152) – a convenient external video solution that makes it easy to add multi-monitor/dual display capability to a USB 3.0-enabled desktop or laptop computer (optimal performance from USB 3.0 connection, backward compatible with USB 2.0 connection).

Leveraging the high-bandwidth (up to 5 Gbps) SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface, the adapter functions as an external graphics card to deliver smooth, high-resolution content to your VGA display; the adapter can be used to mirror your primary desktop, showing the same image on each display, or to extend your desktop to double your workspace and increase your productivity.

USB32HDE USB 3.0 to HDMI Adapter

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The USB32HDE USB 3.0 to HDMI® Adapter turns an available USB 3.0 port into an HDMI output, with high resolution 1920×1080 (1080p) video support – a convenient external video solution that makes it easy to add multi-monitor capability to a USB 3.0-enabled desktop or laptop computer (optimal performance from USB 3.0, backward compatible with USB 2.0).

Leveraging the high-bandwidth (5 Gbps) SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface, the adapter functions as an external graphics card to deliver smooth, high-definition content to your HDMI or DVI-capable display (HDMI to DVI Adapter included). The adapter can be used to mirror your primary desktop, showing the same image on each display, or to extend your desktop to double your workspace and increase your productivity.

Here is the press release:

StarTech.com, a leading manufacturer of hard-to-find connectivity parts has announced the release of the USB 3.0 to HDMI/DVI Adapter (SKU: USB32HDE) and USB 3.0 to VGA Adapter (SKU: USB32VGAE), which leverage the high-bandwidth (5 Gbps) SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface to deliver smooth, high resolution content to your HDMI/DVI-capable display (HDMI to DVI Adapter included), or VGA display, respectively.

The new USB 3.0 video adapters function as external graphics cards that can be used to extend a desktop to double your workspace for increased productivity, or mirror a primary desktop, showing the same image on each display.

“Our primary goal with the release of the USB 3.0 video adapters was to harness the high-speed capability offered by the SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface to support high display resolutions up to 1080p/1920×1200” said John Mardinly, Senior Product Manager for StarTech.com. “The transfer speed capability of USB 3.0 ensures smoother imaging than USB 2.0 video adapters, with faster video playback, and more responsive performance from office or business applications, which presents creative ways to use a secondary monitor or multiple displays on a computer”.

Features and benefits of the new USB video adapters include:

· Support for SuperSpeed USB 3.0 (5 Gbps) Interface host connections, backward compatible with USB 2.0 (performance limited to USB 2.0 speeds)

· Support for display resolutions up to 1920×1080

· Includes optional HDMI® to DVI-D Adapter, for use as a USB 3.0 to DVI-D adapter (USB32HDE only)

· Supports Mirrored, Extended or Primary display configurations

· Driver software supports display rotation

· Supports the Windows® Aero interface

· Supports 2-channel (Stereo) audio (USB32HDE only)

· Supports the use of multiple USB 3.0 video adapters on a single system (up to 5)

These new adapters are available from leading technology resellers including Insight, Dabs, Amazon and Box.co.uk and will also be distributed by Enta, Ingram Micro and Micro-P.

MSRP for the USB 3.0 to HDMI/DVI Adapter (USB32HDE) is £89.99 GBP in the United Kingdom.

MSRP for the USB 3.0 to VGA Adapter (USB32VGAE) is £91.99 GBP in the United Kingdom.

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It’s time for another one of our Two Minute reviews, and this time is the ZOTAC Mini-DisplayPort to Dual HDMI Adaptor.

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What is it?

Transform a single DisplayPort or mini-DisplayPort output into dual HDMI outputs with the ZOTAC Dual HDMI adaptors. The ZOTAC Dual HDMI adaptors take any native DisplayPort or mini-DisplayPort output and adapt it to dual HDMI outputs – notebook, desktops and integrated graphics are compatible.

Connect two digital displays to the ZOTAC Dual HDMI Adaptors for a seamless dual-monitor experience. The ZOTAC Dual HDMI adaptor supports two displays with resolutions up to
1080p for compatibility with the latest affordable LCD monitors and televisions. Pair the ZOTAC Dual HDMI adaptor with a notebook for an instant triple-display computing experience.

Increase your workflow with a large 3840×1080 resolution desktop spanned across two monitors using the ZOTAC Dual HDMI adaptor. More desktop space translates to having more applications within immediate view for speedy access to required work data and information.

Who are ZOTAC?

From their website:

Established in 2006, ZOTAC is the world’s largest and most innovative manufacturer of graphics cards, mini-ITX motherboards and mini-PCs. ZOTAC system components, and mini-PCs can be found in all continents around the globe.

Derived from the terms “zone,” for being distinct in the PC components and systems business, and “tact,” for our superior skill, experience, quality and manufacturing capabilities. Combined, “ZOTAC,” represents technological strength and experience blended with a fresh approach on the industry’s ever-changing needs.

ZOTAC entered the market with an expanded lineup of NVIDIA® GeForce® based graphics cards, which included the passive-cooled ZOTAC GeForce® ZONE Editions and class leading overclocked ZOTAC GeForce® AMP! Editions, in addition to the standard GeForce® series lineup. ZOTAC has since expanded its focus to include motherboards, mini-PCs and innovative accessories worldwide.

ZOTAC products are manufactured to the most rigorous quality standards that combine world-class quality control, reliability, features and performance with superior end-user and channel support.

With 44 SMT lines, over 6,000 workers and a combined 100,000 square-meters of factory space, ZOTAC features a full array of state-of-the-art facilities and machineries. In addition, ZOTAC has over 130 R&D professionals in Hong Kong, China with warranty and service centers in strategic countries to enable effective and efficient worldwide as well as localized sales and marketing support.

Since the introduction of ZOTAC into the PC components, ZOTAC products continually win awards from influential media all around the globe and continually exceed customer and journalist expectations.

The ZOTAC commitment to our customers is to bring the latest products and technologies to the market with superior value and quality. Needless to say, ZOTAC is the right choice for high-quality and high-performance components with exceptional value.

Specifications

Converts DP/mDP to Dual HDMI outputs
• Up to 1920×1080 per HDMI display
• 3840×1080 spanned resolution
• Passive adaptor (no additional cables required)
• Compatible with native DP/mDP outputs

What’s in the Box?

Well it’s not really a box, its a packet, and it just contains the adaptor.

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A Closer Look

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Here’s a short video:

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Final Thoughts

Using the adaptor was simple – just plug the cable into the mini-displayport on the comptuer and then connect your HDMI displays to the adaptor – simple!

Size wise, the adaptor is tiny – its roughly the size of a small box of matches and doesn’t really weigh anything, so carrying it around isn’t going to cause you any problems.

The quality was excellent, which is what you would expect, but other devices I have tried in the past have given a less than satisfactory output (with blurring – anyone who has ever tried this will know exactly what I mean).

The most important thing to remember here is that your graphics card needs to support multiple displays if you want to have the display split across multiple screens, and it will only support the maximum resolution allowed by the adaptor.

I found that mirroring the image on my device was simple, but trying to span the desktop didn’t work – although I know that the problem was with my equipment and not with the adaptor. So like I said, make sure your hardware can handle what you want it to do before you buy the adaptor.

Price wise, the adaptor sells for around £34.95 or approximately $50.

As long as your hardware supports what you want to do, this is a great little addition to your setup, or your laptop bag if you are going out and doing a lot of presentations.

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Hightech Information System Limited (HIS) today made the world’s first USB 3.0 to HDMI adapter available – the HIS Multi-View+Sound.

The Multi-View+Sound is a device which enables connection to second display device to a computer using USB 3.0 port. With this convention design, it can connect up to 6 display devices to a computer without installing extra video cards. Once the driver has been installed, the USB attached monitor will be enabled immediately. No function key on the adapter and there is no need to reboot the operating system after unplugging the USB adapter. System performance is an important issue when using multiple monitors. Another benefit of this adapter is that it occupies little computer resource; ensuring users get quality display without comprising computer performance.

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Here is the press release:

Delivering a fast and easy way to expand your visual computing experience across multiple screens, the HIS Multi-View+Sound turns your computer into a gaming and multimedia center!

Features & Advantages:

USB 3.0 Support: 10 times faster than 2.0

Backwards Compatible with USB 2.0: User-friendly for all USB laptops or desktops

Supports up to 6 Additional Displays: Enabling multi-tasking and increased productivity

Full HD 1080p & HDMI Output: High quality image & sound, full-screen video playback

HDCP Compliant: Play copy-protected DVDs

DirectX 10 & DirectX 11 Game Support: Play the latest 3D games

USB 3.0 support

USB 3.0 features speeds of up to 5 Gbit/s, significantly reducing the time required for data transmission, as well as reducing power consumption. Up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0, the HIS Multi-View+Sound overcomes USB2.0’s limited bandwidth capabilities. The HIS Multi-View+Sound is also backwards compatible with USB 2.0.

See More, Enjoy More!

The HIS Multi-View+Sound supports 27” LCD monitors and TVs of up to 80″ with 16:9 ratio in amazing 2048 by1152 resolution. Up-scale your computer into a multimedia center with an immense display!

Enjoy HD Beauty

With Full HD 1080p support & HDMI Output, the adapter delivers high quality HDMI 1920X1080 graphics PLUS sound, enabling seamless full-screen video playback over USB. See HD, hear HD and feel HD!

Enjoy Copy Protected Movies

HIS Multi-View+Sound is HDCP complaint, enabling users to play copy-protected content, such as commercial DVD movies.

Game Better and Faster

HIS Multi-View+Sound is capable to turn your computer into an enthusiastic gaming machine, allowing users to enjoy the latest 3D games with enhanced graphics and effects.

Game Better

With Direct X 10 & 11 support, the HIS Multi-View+Sound is in line with the latest 3D games.

Game Faster

Gamers will be pleased with the ability to achieve up to 60 FPS in various games to enjoy maximum realism!

Sounds Better

Supports both 2.1 and 5.1 channel audio, intensifying the sense of reality!

View More, Work Better

Connecting a second display suddenly becomes ridiculously easy with the HIS Multi-View+Sound. Having one dedicated screen just for twitter or facebook and a second for outlook is not a dream anymore. Simply connect any PC or notebook with USB 3.0/2.0 to an external monitor and your notebook becomes a dual display workstation!

HIS Multi-View+Sound allows you to connect up to 6 monitors, making it the ideal solution for all those who rely on having several applications visible simultaneously for extra productivity. Multi-tasking just got a lot simpler!

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Tranquil PC have just announced their new PC – the iMono, and you can pre-order it today with some pretty hefty discounts!

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Product Description

The iMono is the finest computer system ever created by Tranquil PC. The result of months of R&D can now be enjoyed and experienced in the iMono


Designed by Tranquil

The design criteria for iMono was to design and create a super slim, small, 100% silent, 100% ventless, 100% fanless, 100% high performance system – that not only delivered a technically superior solution but that did it in style.


High Performance, in silence

By utilising the latest 2nd Generation Core processors from Intel combined with original Intel main boards it was possible to realise the design. This combined with major investment into our own internal high precision, high speed machining equipment, allowed the design to become a reality. Completely design and manufactured in Manchester, UK – the iMono system is now available.

The 35mm (not including feet) super slim chassis is created from a single billet of aerospace grade aluminum, this means a chassis with no seams, no joins, no unslightly screws – just smooth lines and a beauty never seen in a PC system before.

Housing a choice of 2nd Generation Core Processors from Intel, and Intel’s high performance H61 main board, the system performs like nothing else of this size. With modern connectivity to the rear, the uses of the iMono system are unlimited.

Background

For a background to our development of monocoque (single skin) products, including the iMono, please click on the links below:

Monocoque Systems

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Where to use

Optimised for long term reliability, silent operation, high performance and install anywhere – the iMono is already being ordered for industrial, marine, transportation, telecoms as well as consumer (PC / Media Centre) applications.

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Introductory offer

We are pleased to announce that the iMono is available on a pre-order basis. Orders received prior to the planned shipping date of 9th November, can be discounted by including the following coupon code at our checkout : MONO59 which will get you a discount of £59.00 plus VAT. Also check your email because if you are on Tranquil’s mailing list you can get a discount of £99.00 plus VAT for this weekend only! The regular price starts at £329.00 plus VAT.

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What you get

  • iMono System unit
  • Internal PSU and External AC/DC adapter (with power cord to suit your locale)

Specification (I/O)

Dimensions : 250 (W) x 180 (D) x 33* (H) mm (*not incl feet)

CPU / Cooling : Intel 35W i3 or i5

RAM : Max 8GB

HDD Support : 1x mSATA

PCIex Support : None

Main board : Intel DH61AG

Front panel : Power SW, Power LED

Rear I/O : 19VDC, USB3 (2), USB2 (2), GBE LAN, HDMI, DVD-I, eSATA, Audio (in/out)

Internal : N/A

Environmental : Acoustics (0dBA)

Power consumption : Idle 17W, Fully loaded 42W

EXCLUSIVE

Here at UWHS we will have our hands on the very first iMono this weekend, so watch out for our review!

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Do you want to connect your laptop to an HDMI monitor but don’t have an HDMI port? Well now you can with the new StarTech USB2HDMI External Video Adaptor.

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The USB2HDMI USB to HDMI® External Video Adapter (Dual or Multi Monitor with Audio) turns an available USB 2.0 port into an HDMI output, with high resolution video support (up to 1920×1080) and audio.

The USB HDMI adapter can be used to mirror your primary desktop, showing the same image on each display, or to extend your desktop to double your workspace and increase your productivity. This external graphics card is a cost-saving multi-monitor or dual display solution, for either laptop or desktop applications, offering the ability to connect an additional HDMI (or DVI) enabled display to your computer setup without the hassle of opening the computer case to install a new video card.

The USB to HDMI Adapter offers the following features:

· Support for 1080p display resolutions (1920 x 1080), 720p video playback recommended

· USB-powered – the adapter draws power from the host USB connection, with no need for an additional power supply/adapter

· Supports the Windows Aero® interface in Windows Vista and Windows 7

· Supports 2-channel (stereo) audio

Backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

The StarTech.com Advantage
  • USB to HDMI® conversion delivers high-quality video and audio through a single HDMI cable, from device to display
  • Compact, USB-powered adapter provides the easiest way to add an HDMI output for connecting a secondary or additional display to your PC
  • WHQL certified drivers offer a smooth and hassle-free install on Windows systems – Installs automatically when an Internet connection is present

The USB to HDMI Adapter (SKU: USB2HDMI), is available from leading resellers including Misco, Insight and Amazon and is distributed by Ingram Micro, EntaTech and Micro-P. MSRP for this product is £83.99 GBP exc. VAT.

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Would you like to connect your DisplayPort or Mini-DisplayPort device to an HDMI monitor, well actually two simultaneous HDMI monitors? Then take a look at the new Dual HDMI Output Adaptors from ZOTAC.

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  • New ZOTAC DisplayPort to Dual HDMI and mini-DisplayPort to Dual HDMI adaptors
  • Transform DisplayPort or mini-DisplayPort outputs to dual HDMI outputs
  • Supports two simultaneous displays with resolutions up to 1920×1080 each
  • Spanned resolution up to 3840×1080
  • Compatible with native DisplayPort and mini-DisplayPort interfaces
  • Compatible with notebooks, desktops with integrated and discrete graphics

ZOTAC International, a leading innovator and the world’s largest channel manufacturer of graphics cards, motherboards and mini-PCs, announced the ZOTAC DisplayPort to Dual HDMI and mini-DisplayPort to Dual HDMI adaptors designed to double display output capabilities on desktops and notebooks.

The ZOTAC Dual HDMI adaptors transform native DisplayPort and mini-DisplayPort outputs from notebooks, desktops – graphics cards and integrated graphics – to dual HDMI outputs. The HDMI outputs are capable of resolutions up to 1920×1080 per port for a combined spanned resolution of 3840×1080 with the ZOTAC Dual HDMI adaptors.

“Multiple monitors are becoming quite popular for day-to-day tasks. Users can expand their system to triple displays by combining a laptop display, dual display-capable graphics card or motherboard with a ZOTAC Dual HDMI adaptor,” said Carsten Berger, marketing director, ZOTAC International.

The ZOTAC Dual HDMI adaptors are completely passive and do not require additional cabling for power – just plug the DisplayPort or mini-DisplayPort cables into the adaptor and instantly have two 1080p capable HDMI outputs.”

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