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Small system for group video conference

Hello everyone,
I need to setup a video conference room at the office. We have couple of bosses who are usually away at different locations and they would like to be able to have a video conference.
So I plan to setup a 60" TV hook it up to a PC and use a HD cam like logitech C90 and use skype premium.
I have looked into skype enabled TVs but they do not support group video conf yet, only one-on-one.

I cant seem to find a small enough computer that i can just hang it behind the tv and no one will see it, so i'm thinking if i can build one.

Approximate Purchase Date: 1 to 2 week

Budget Range: $500+

System Usage from Most to Least Important: HD Video conf (skype),

Parts Not Required:Monitor, speakers

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.ca, ncix.ca, tigerdirect.ca and whatever else.

Country:Canada

Parts Preferences: Intel or AMD

Overclocking: No

SLI or Crossfire: No

Monitor Resolution: 1080P

Additional Comments: If anyone has ever made a video conf setup, i would love to hear about it, i'm open to any suggestions and ideas, this is just my idea i'm open to go in a different direction as well. Please advice.

Thank you
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  1. Best answer
    The Zotac Zbox might be what you're looking for:

    Review of one model: http://hothardware.com/Reviews/Zotac-ZBOX-Nano-AD10-Plus-U-Mini-PC/

    Zotac Zbox page: http://www.zotacusa.com/products/mini-pcs/zbox

    Best of luck with your project!
  2. phensen said:
    The Zotac Zbox might be what you're looking for:

    Review of one model: http://hothardware.com/Reviews/Zotac-ZBOX-Nano-AD10-Plus-U-Mini-PC/

    Zotac Zbox page: http://www.zotacusa.com/products/mini-pcs/zbox

    Best of luck with your project!


    Thank you for the quick reply,
    These Zbox are great, though most of them are barebone, what does that really mean? are they only missing OS? or some other hardware components as well?

    Thanx
  3. The barebone zboxes come without Ram, 2.5" hard drive, and OS... the plus models come with ram and hard drive, but no OS.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jCeQbNFS0L4
  4. I think thats zotac zbox is exactly what i need. Thanx Phensen.
  5. Best answer selected by zer0net.
  6. I bought Zbox AD10 and its working great...
    Thanx
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