Helix A17
Part Number:helix-A17/sys SKU Number:9755
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Helix A17
Helix A17
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System Features

Supports the Intel Atom 230 or dual-core 330 processor

» Up to 2GB of DDR2 533MHz memory
» Intel 945GC + ICH7 chipset

Supports 1x 3.5" or 2.5" SATA II hard drive and slim optical drive


This system is equipped with an intelligent automotive ATX power supply. That is designed to turn the system off and on based on the ignition status of the car.

» 1x Gigabit Ethernet controller
Helix A17  
Processor & Chipset
CPU Socket Onboard nano BGA2 package
System Bus Supports 1x 3.5" or 2.5" SATA II hard drive and slim optical drive
Processor Intel Atom N230
Intel Atom N330
Number of processors (std/max) 1/1
Processor Cooling Passive Heatsink
Intel 945GC
Memory Capacity Up to 2GB of DDR2 400/533 MHz memory
Memory Sockets 1x 240-Pin DIMM DDR2 slot
DIMM Sizes 256MB, 512MB, 1GB, 2GB
Standard / Integrated Devices
Network Controllers
Realtek RTL8111C PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller

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


Intel GMA 950 Graphics Core

Share Memory Size:64/128/224MB

Audio Realtek ALC662 6-Channel HD Audio CODEC w SPIF in and out
BIOS Award 8MB SPI Flash ROM
I/O Ports
Front Panel I/O Ports

VoomPC Case: None
VoomPC-2 Case: 2x USB 2.0 ports and front audio ports

Rear Panel I/O Ports

1x PS/2 keyboard port
1x PS/2 mouse port
4x USB 2.0 Ports
1x DB-15 VGA port
1x COM Port
1x Gigabit Ethernet interface (10/100/1000 BASE-T RJ-45)
2x Audio I/O ports ( Line-in, mic and line-out )

Internal I/O

2x USB connectors support an additional 4 USB 2.0 ports
1x 40-pin IDE port
2x SATA II connectors
1x COM header
1x Parallel header

Expansion Slots
Supported Bus Interfaces 1x PCI
Expansion Slots 1x Full-height Expansion Slots up to 4.9 " (125 mm) in length
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
Front Access Compact Flash Socket available upon request
Storage Controllers ICH7
RAID capabilities None
Drive Bays VoomPC Case: None
VoomPC-2 Case:
1x bay for slim-line CD-ROM, CD-RW/DVD combo drive, or DVD±RW
Chassis and Power Supply
Case Material

Plastic and Aluminum

Form Factor

Automotive Nano System

Total # of Drive Bays
Slim-Line CD/DVD Bays   VoomPC Case: 0
VoomPC-2 Case:
Internal 2.5" Bays   1
System Cooling VoomPC Case: 1x 40mm fans
VoomPC-2 Case: 2x 40mm fans
Chassis Dimensions
(W x D x H)

VoomPC Case:
8.27(W) x 10(L) x 2.2(H) inches
210(W) x 254(L) x 56(H) mm

VoomPC-2 Case:
8.27(W) x 10.43(L) x 2.6(H) inches
210(W) x 265(L) x 66(H) mm

Power Supply
Intelligent Automotive Power Supplies, see options below
Operating temperature 10 - 35°C (50° to 95° F)
Non operating temperature -40 - +70°C (-40° to 158° F)
Humidity (operating) 8 - 90% non-condensing
Humidity (non operating) 5 - 95% non-condensing