Epson, better known one of the world famous printer maker, has recently launch its latest a tiny Windows computer in company’s home market. Dubbed the Epson Endeavor SY01, it is actually the PC-on-a-stick, which enables plug into any display through their HDMI port. This thumb-sized computer would be available for purchase in Japan starting May 2015. Buyers will have to pay 18,000 Yen that the local equivalent of around $150 USD.
It is considering the price and specs, the Endeavor SY01 Windows PC-on-a-stick looks like a variation of Intel’s Compute Stick. Except the same price the Compute Stick in the States, the new one comes with a custom case and an Epson logo. Company is also offering a wireless keyboard as optional bundle.
Epson’s Endeavor SY01 sports an Intel Atom Z3735F Bay Trail processor combined by 2GB of RAM and 32GB of eMMC storage. That’s coupled with a microSD card support should you ever need more storage. Its connectivity options are Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, a full-sized USB port, a micro USB port, and an HDMI connector, of course.
In case, you’ve difficult to plug the stick directly into the HDMI port on monitor or TV, Epson provides an extension cable. Thanks to a small fan inside, it can help to reduce ‘hot environment’ and keep the machine from overheating.
The Endeavor SY01 with a wireless keyboard and touchpad would be arrive at $180.
Epson Endeavor SY01 Windows PC-on-a-stick with small fan inside, wireless keyboard