Helix A56
Part Number:Helix A56 SKU Number:11435
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Helix A56
Helix A56
Helix A56
Helix A56
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System Features

Fanless, sleek, and silent


Onboard Dual-Core Intel Atom N330 1.6GHz CPU

» NVIDIA ION graphics processor
» NVIDIA PureVideo HD technology
» Supports 1x 2.5" SATA II notebook hard drive
» Optional bay for slim-line CD-ROM, CD-RW/DVD combo drive, or DVD±RW
» One Gigabit ethernet port
» Onboard 802.11n WiFi antenna
» Robust video interfaces, VGA, DVI, and HDMI
Helix A56
Processor & Chipset

Onboard Dual-Core Intel Atom N330 1.6GHz

System Bus 533 MHz
Processor Cooling Fanless
Chipset MCP7A-ION
Memory Capacity Up to 4GB of DDR2 800/667 MHz memory
Memory Sockets 2x 240-Pin DDR2 sockets
DIMM Sizes 256MB, 512MB, 1GB, 2GB
Standard / Integrated Devices
NVIDIA Features
NVIDIA nView multi-display (up to 2 monitors)
NVIDIA PureVideo HD support


NVIDIA PhysX Ready

NVIDIA MediaShield Storage & RAID technology
Network Controllers
Onboard RTL8211CL Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Onboard 802.11n WiFi antenna

Supports One 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 1000BASE-T, RJ45 output

Onboard Graphics support

Integrated GeForce 9400M GPU,Supports DX10

Integrated 300MHz DAC for analog displays with resolutions up to 1920x1440
at 75Hz.

VGA / DVI / HDMI output support

Integrated HDMI Interface with HDCP

Supports DVI or HDMI 1.3 interfaces

Secure digital audio merged from integrated HDA codec with no external audio
signals required

Support for HDCP 1.3 using soft or hard HDCP keys

HDCP encryption support when configured as DVI or HDMI link without the
need for external HDCP key crypto ROM
Dual Head Display Controller

Full NVIDIA nView™ multi-display technology capability, with independent
display controllers for the CRT, TMDS, DisplayPort, and HDMI interface

Each controller can drive same or different display contents to different resolutions
and refresh rates


Azalia High-Definition audio

Supports 6-channel

Supports Jack-Sensing function

I/O Ports
Front Panel I/O Ports GS-L02:

2x USB 2.0 Ports
1x line-in
1x mic
Rear Panel I/O Ports

1x PS/2 keyboard port
6x USB 2.0 Ports
1x DVI
1x DB-15 VGA port
2x SPDIF Out (1x Coaxial / 1x Optical)
1x eSATA Connector
1x Gigabit Ethernet interface (10/100/1000 BASE-T RJ-45)
1x WiFi 802.11n Antenna connector
1x Line-in
1x Line-out
1x Mic-in

Internal I/O 4x USB ports via pin header
3x SATA II connectors
1x RS-232 header
Expansion Slots
Supported Bus Interfaces 1x Mini PCI Express x1 (Occupied by WiFi Module)
Expansion Slots None
Storage and Media
Number of hard drives supported 1x 2.5" SATA II notebook hard drive
Interface type supported SATA II
Solid State Storage Solid State Drives Available
Storage Controllers MCP7A-ION for SATA II ports
RAID capabilities RAID 0, 1
Drive Bays GS-L02:

1x bay for slim-line CD-ROM, CD-RW/DVD combo drive, or DVD±RW
Chassis and Power Supply
Case Material Steel chassis
Extruded aluminum panels
Form Factor SFF (Small Form Factor) System
System Cooling Fanless
Chassis Dimensions
(w x h x d)
220 x 50 x 310 mm
8.7" x 2.1" x 12.1"
Power Supply
Onboard DC/DC Power Supply with 90W AC/DC 19V Adaptor
Operating temperature 0° - 36°C (32° to 97°F)
Non operating temperature -20°C ~ 80°C (-4° to 176 ° F)
Humidity (operating) 8 - 90% non-condensing
Humidity (non operating) 5 - 95% non-condensing
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