ECS Launches Next-Gen LIVA Z Mini PC

👤by Michael Pabia Comments 📅23.11.2016 16:20:52


ECS launches its next generation LIVA Z mini PC ahead of the CES 2017. The ECS LIVA Z is a compact mini PC that fits in the palm of your hand. It features a lightweight construction and energy efficient performance. It packs a powerful hardware featuring the latest Intel Apollo Lake 14nm quad-core processor. The Apollo Lake processor offers 35% better computing performance and 45% better graphics performance compared to its predecessor Braswell processors. The Apollo Lake processor enables hardware-accelerated playback of HEVC/H.265 4K Ultra High-Definition video from hardware decoding of VP9 and HEVC codecs. The LIVA Z also features a lower power consumption under cooler and quieter operation thanks to the Apollo chip.

The LIVA Z has a dual DIMM channel for DDR3L memory supporting up to 16GB of memory with both slots populated. The LIVA Z also has support for M.2 drives offering transfer speeds of up to 10Gbit/s to further boost the speed and performance of the machine overall. The LIVA Z supports up to two 2.5-inch drives with SATA 6Gbps interface. The LIVA Z’s connectivity options include USB 3.0 Type-C port, Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11AC/BT 4.0, COM ports and the basic set of I/O ports. The LIVA Z also supports the standard VESA mount so you can mount the mini PC behind your monitor for a tidier setup.



Specifications
Platform: Intel® Apollo Lake SOC
Memory: 2 x SO-DIMM Memory (DDRR3L Up to 8GB)
Expansion Slot : 1 x M.2 for SSD
Storage :
- Support 1 x eMMC 32GB/64GB
- Support 1 x M.2 2242 SSD
Audio: 1 x Combo Jack (Realtek ALC283)
LAN: 2 x Gigabit LAN (Realtek RTL8111H)
USB:
- 3 x USB3.0 Ports
- 1 x USB3.0 Type-C port
Video Output:
- 1 x HDMI Port
- 1 x mDP Port
Wireless: Intel® WiFi 802.11ac & Bluetooth 4.0
PCB Size: 50 x 50 mm
Dimension: 117 x 128 x 33 mm
VESA: Supports 75mm / 100mm
Adapter: Input: AC 100-240V,Output: DC 19V / 2.1A
OS Support:
- Linux based OS (UEFI mode)
- Windows 10
Accessory:
- 1 x Power adapter (US+UK+EU AC plug)
- 1 x VESA Bracket
- 7 x Screws
- Manual & Driver DVD


For more information on the new LIVA Z mini PC, visit the ECS website.

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