ThermalTake LanBox HT - new HTPC case

Posted on Thursday, Mar 29 2007 @ 00:06 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
ThermalTake debuts a shiny new black HTPC case, the Lanbox HT (VF5001BNS). This case has a piano black coating with aluminum front panel design. The case supports micro-ATX motherboards, ATX PSUs, standard full-size optical disks and 3.5" HDDs.

To further enhance its multimedia features, LANBOX HT has embedded Media LAB software and front panel hotkey that provide full range of control over all capability of a powerful HTPC (home theater PC). In addition, LANBOX HT also provides a one-of-the-kind structural feature to integrate a Thermaltake retractable motorized 7” touch screen LCD. Without the help with any other input devices, users will have full command over the PC via the touch screen feature.

Features:
  • Piano mirror coating with aluminum front panel design
  • Built-in Media LAB kit with hot keys module (Windows Vista Ready) :
    • 1. Media LAB Hot Keys function
    • 2. Media LAB application CD and remote control
    • 3. Media LAB VFD
  • A fully module chassis where all component may be removed from the body for easier installation
  • High efficiency ventilation:9cm silent fan in front & dual 6cm fan in rear
  • Supports Micro ATX form factor & mini ITX form factor
  • Supports ATX PS2 power supply
  • Dual USB2.0, IEEE1394 Firewire, HD Audio ports
  • Supports 7” LCD monitor (optional)
  • Sufficient space for settling Nvidia GeForce 8800 series graphic cards.
  • Cooling:
    • 1x 90mm front fan
    • 2x 60mm rear fans


  • The case measures 300 x 430 x 230 mm (11.8 x 16.9 x 9.1 inch) and weighs 7.5kg (16.53lb).


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