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APU Heaters cause of Shuttle launch delay …

APU Heaters cause of Shuttle launch delay …

NASA engineers have identified a failure in the power switching box of a primary auxiliary power unit as the culprit of last Friday's scrubbed final launch of the Shuttle Endeavor. The "aft load control assembly," is a box of switches that manages the heating to fuel lines and prevents them from freezing in the cold of space. With it's required replacement and testing, NASA will be unable to resume the launch countdown on Tuesday as the space agency had hoped. It is now expected that the final flight of the Shuttle Endeavor will not occur until at least May 8th.

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Shuttle makes customizing the SG41J4 barebones mini-PC easy

Shuttle makes customizing the SG41J4 barebones mini-PC easy

When it comes to barebones mini-PCs, the name that always springs to my mind is Shuttle. This is the company that has been peddling little computers for years that take up little space and generally come with some of the hardware installed in a cute little chassis waiting for the user to buy it and add their own CPU, RAM, and storage. One of the things that Shuttle hasn’t traditionally offered is a way that a user can customize their system.

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Shuttle XPC Barebone SH55J2 SFF PC content with Core i3, i5 and i7 CPUs

Shuttle XPC Barebone SH55J2 SFF PC content with Core i3, i5 and i7 CPUs

Shuttle's latest small-form-factor PC has been unveiled, and the XPC Barebone SH55J2 manages to offer compatibility with Intel's Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7 CPU ranges.  The first machine to support all socket 1156 Core variants, the SH55J2 is compatible with the onboard GPU found in certain Core i3 and i5 processors, and has both HDMI and VGA outputs; alternatively a PCI Express socket can take a dual-slot discrete graphics card.

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