Silent Chassis Specialists Streacom Release The Fanless NC2

👤by Tim Harmer Comments 📅20.10.2014 13:39:35

Mini-PCs, especially the fanless variety, have garnered ever more attention over the years and for some time Streacom have been at the forefront of chassis designs and components for self-assembly systems. Their case range includes a host of fanless all-aluminium mATX, ITX and smaller designs, but they also understand the need for complementary small form factor power supplies (adhering to the nano/pico-PSU standards) and accessories such as IR sensor kits and VESA mounts.

Today Streacom are unveiling the NC2, a new compact chassis for the Intel® NUC Platform. Designed along similar lines to the more slimline NC1, the 11mm taller NC2 allows for internal storage beyond the motherboard-mounted mSSD in the form of a 2.5" HDD/SSD. As the capabilities of tiny form factor systems continue to increase fast and capacious storage will be an integral part of a good all-around experience, and the NC2 shows how important Streacom view it to be to users. Complementing possible SATA drives is the inclusion of a short SATA Data+Power cable.

Due to the slight variants in Intel NUC models there are four NC2 sub-types. Differences in front panels, back panels, and CPU mounting brackets mean that ordering the correct version (found on the NC2 product page) for your model is essential.

The NC2 inherits other features of the NC1 including acrylic sides for internal WiFi/Bluetooth, efficient passive cooling and modular assembly. It's also compatible with VM1 VESA mounts and the InFi2 Antenna kit, which are sold separately.


Chassis Material: Extruded & Milled Aluminum, Acrylic sides
Available Colors: Silver / Black – Sandblast Finish
Motherboard Support Intel® NUC Platform
Hard Drive Bays: 1 x 2.5", mSSD on Motherboard
Optical Drive Bays: None
Expansion Slot: None, mini PCIe on Motherboard
USB Ports: Depending on NUC Model
IR Port: Depending on NUC Model
Headphone Jack: Depending on NUC Model
Cooling: Finned Top Panel 20W
Dimension: 150 x 112 x 59mm (W x D x H)
Power Supply: Supplied with Motherboard
WiFi Antenna: Optional InFi2 (sold separately)
VESA Mount: Optional VM1 (sold separately)
Remote Control: None
Net Weight: 0.85KG

For more information on the NC2 and other fanless chassis or SFF components visit

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