Cannon PC Releases Core 2 Duo Rack Mount Media Center PC

August 10, 2006 - Houston based Media Center PC Company, Cannon PC, released its RX Series Rack Mount Media Center PC powered by an Intel Core 2 Duo processor and the ability to house 2 terabytes of disk space in 6 hot swappable SATA II drives.

August 10, 2006 - On Thursday, Houston based Media Center PC Company, Cannon PC, released its much awaited RX Series Rack Mount Media Center PC. Powered by an Intel Core 2 Duo processor and the ability to house 2 terabytes of disk space in 6 hot swappable SATA II drives, the RX series offers serious home theater customers the ability to store their CDs, movies, and photos in a highly available and reliable system.

"We saw a need to build a media center that would allow customers to store vast amounts of digital media in a unit that is built for 24 x 7 availability." said Gregg Cannon, President of Cannon PC. "With the new RX series we are able to do that. With 6 hot swappable SATA II drives controlled by a 3Ware 9550 SATA RAID controller, if any drive fails the customer simple slides out the bad drive and slide in the new drive without ever having to shutdown the system. The process only takes a couple of minutes. In our competitor's systems, this can't be done. Their systems must be shut down and opened up in order to replace the failed drive. This can take hours and if you are not a computer person this can be a daunting task" said Mr. Cannon.

"More and more people are realizing the potential of a computer in the home to do more than just play games, check email or pay bills online. They are learning how Media Centers can record TV, store movies, CDs, and photos and distribute them through out the home. Combine this with software like Exceptional Innovations LifeWare product and the media center allows them to control the entire house including lighting, security and HVAC all from their couch. The high availability design behind the RX Series gives our customers the assurance that their media center is always available" said Cannon.

If you are looking for the latest technology you will find it in Cannon PC Media Centers and the RX in no exception. The standard configuration contains an Intel 975XBX motherboard, Intel 2.4 Core 2 Duo processor, Seagate SATA II NCQ hard drives (configurable in RAID 0, 1, 5, 10), 2 GB high speed RAM (expandable to 8 GB), NVIDIA 7900 series GeForce video card, 8 channel high definition digital audio, dual layer DVD drive, 12 -in -1 media card reader, 1 HDTV tuner, 2 NVIDIA Dual TV tuners, gigabit Ethernet, 8 USB ports, 2 Fire Wire ports, wireless mouse and wireless keyboard. Because each system is completely customizable online, the customer can choose to add more memory, hard drives, or increase the size of the processor for more power and storage.

Like all Cannon Media Center PCs, the RX is designed to be very cool and quiet by utilizing high volume very low noise fans and strategically position vents on the case to ensure proper airflow. The RX series case is constructed of high grade steel and will fit nicely into a standard A/V or network rack. It is available in silver and beige upon request.

Cannon PCs line of Media Centers is completely customizable and is available in AMD and Intel platforms. To learn more Cannon PC Media Centers and Media Center accessories or to become an authorized dealer, visit them online at

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877 -888 -4781

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