Shuttle X 5000TA touchscreen nettop hits Europe

Chris Davies - Apr 23, 2009
Shuttle X 5000TA touchscreen nettop hits Europe

Shuttle Europe have announced the all-in-one X 5000TA touchscreen nettop, the European version of the of the Shuttle X50, together with their plans to expand the range.  The Shuttle X 5000TA packs a 15.6-inch 1,366 x 768 touchscreen, Intel Atom 330 processor and 1GB of memory, despite measuring just 3.6cm thick.


OS is Vista Home Basic, and there's a 160GB hard-drive and 1.3-megapixel webcam, too.  Connectivity includes five USB 2.0 ports, gigabit ethernet, WiFi b/g/n, VGA out and 6-channel audio output; you'll also find stereo speakers, a VESA mount on the rear and a foldable anti-slip stand.  The Shuttle X 5000TA is available in Europe now, with an MRSP of €499 ($651) excluding VAT.

If 15.6-inches, Windows Vista and an Atom 330 processor aren't to your liking, you'll be pleased to hear that Shuttle have confirmed that the X 5000TA is only the first such all-in-one model they have in mind.  According to the company, different sizes, feature sets and OSes are already in development, which we'd assume might mean higher-performance CULV processors, bigger screens and perhaps even integrated optical drives.  No word on when we can expect them to hit the market, however.

Press Release:

All-in-One-PC from Shuttle: X 5000TA with a touch screen and
energy-efficient Intel Atom Dual-Core processor

X50 model series only 3.6 cm thin / Now available in Europe

Shuttle Inc., the market leader in the Mini-PC segment and
manufacturer of Multi-Form-Factor solutions announces the availability
of a new product generation. The All-in-One-PC X 5000TA is a blend of
energy-saving technologies and an innovative operating design. Once
again, Shuttle’s customary design and its high-quality finish are
reflected in the new All-in-One-PC.

The only 3.6 cm thin All-in-One-PC comes supplied with an Intel Atom
330 processor (2x 1.6 GHz), 1 GB DDR2 memory, a 160 GB hard disk and
Windows Vista Home Basic. The X 5000TA's high-gloss finish together
with the visual chrome elements break new ground.

"Compact, power-saving All-in-One-PCs open up new and interesting
application areas whether as a second PC for fast internet access, as
part of a home automation system, for IP/videotelephony or for the
next generation to obtain their first computer experiences", says Tom
Seiffert, Head of Marketing & PR at Shuttle Computer Handels GmbH.
“The possibilities for these devices are also becoming increasingly
apparent in the business sector; for instance information can be
displayed at the POS and finger-based or stylus inputs can be made.”

Meeting the requirements of its All-in-One product category, the X
5000TA has the complete integration of a Mini-PC in a touch-sensitive
15.6 inch screen with a resolution of 1366 x 768. It also comes
supplied with a 1.3 megapixel-webcam, sound-rich stereo loudspeakers,
microphone and WLAN in the modern N-Standard.

Furthermore, the feature set includes Gigabit network, 5x USB 2.0,
6-channel audio, a card reader, Kensington-Lock, a VGA-out for
external monitors and a control panel to adjust the loudspeakers,
screen and the blue LED. An efficient Heatpipe Cooling System is
present to cool the whole system effectively. A fanless, external 65
watt power supply provides the All-in-One-PC with power.

Folded upwards by 180 degrees, the chromed anti-slip pedestal can be
used as a carrying handle. The practical VESA mounting surface on the
back of the device enables it to be attached to monitor arms and wall

In the case of a warranty claim the purchaser of the Complete System
can make use of the 24 month Pick-up-and-Return-Service and a
Europe-wide free telephone hotline.

The Shuttle X 5000TA Complete System is available immediately from
specialist retailers or via the Shuttle Systems Configurator.
Shuttle's recommended retail price is EUR 499 (ex VAT). Alternatively,
the X 5000TA can be ordered as "X50XA" system in similar configuration
just without operating system and 24 months of Bring-in warranty
service for EUR 419 (ex VAT). Click on to
access the Shuttle Systems Configurator. Suppliers can be queried via
the "Shuttle StoreLocator" at

Models in other sizes, different feature sets and with different
operating systems are already under development.

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