- Latest processor: Powered by the latest Intel® processor N100 & N200
- Extremely quite: Fanless design to reduce acoustic noise and dust
- Multi-display support: Support up to 3 displays simultaneously, or dual 4K displays by integrated UHD graphics
- Comprehensive connectivity: Support 7 USB ports, optional 2nd 2.5G LAN and support DP1.4/VGA/COM/HDMI/USB Type-C with DP1.2 as configurable port options
- Space-saving: Compact at 127.5 x 132 x 57.6mm with under 1L volume
- Easy optimization: Toolless M.2 PCIe SSD installation design, user-friendly
- Simplified Management: RGB power button indicates users when encountered booting issues
- Crystal-clear Communication: Features Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation to provide crystal-clear online voice communication
- Extreme Reliability: Extensively 24/7 tested to ensure long-term dependability
ASUS ExpertCenter PN42 Mini PC
Compact and Quiet
for Business Everywhere
Supports up to three displays
Extensive connectivity with seven USB ports
Silent with fanless design
Tool-free PCIe M.2 SSD installation
The ultracompact ASUS ExpertCenter PN42 mini PC is powered by an Intel® processor N100 & N200 with Intel UHD Graphics and is designed to easily handle a wide variety of home and business applications. ExpertCenter PN42 can support up to three displays, or two 4K displays, simultaneously for efficient multitasking. Plus, it can be specified with up to two 2.5 Gb Ethernet ports, and offers wide- ranging connectivity with up to seven USB ports plus an additional configurable port for either DisplayPortTM 1.4, VGA, COM, HDMI®, or USB-C® DisplayPort (DP Alt Mode) options. The diminutive size of ExpertCenter PN42 makes it well-suited for spaces where traditional PCs won't fit - from digital signage to small home-office setups.
Please note that the spec and pictures shown are for illustration purpose only and actual product may vary due to design change.
*Options of configurable port may vary by SKU.
Compact Size and Aesthetic
ASUS ExpertCenter PN42 is smaller than traditional desktop, and the size of it is similar to phone.
The compact size of PN42 save your workspace which can be particularly useful in smaller workspaces or areas where space is limited. The compact size of a Mini PC also makes it easier to transport. This can be useful if you need to move it between different workspaces.
The fanless design of ExpertCenter PN42 runs almost silently and helps reduce dust ingress into the heatsink, making it perfect for industrial use. The elegant ribbed, vented design of the chassis enhances cooling, and a dedicated heatsink helps cool the SSD and WiFi module. The robust build quality of PN42 ensures durability and reliability, making it an excellent computing platform even in the most demanding of environments.
Ultrafast WiFi 6 / WiFi 6E
The WiFi 6 module in ExpertCenter PN42 facilitates seamless streaming of high-res videos, fewer connection drops, and multiple connections without impeding network speeds. WiFi 6E is an extended version of WiFi 6 that supports the 6 GHz band to allow more devices to connect simultaneously, without congestion or interference. WiFi 6E also offers improved security to guard against unauthorized access and malware attacks.
3X FASTERthan standard AC 2x2 with 80 MHz channels
4X CAPACITYimprovement in dense environment for more devices
75% LOWER LATANCYseamless and reliable video displaying or conferencing
The AI noise-cancelation feature leverages artificial intelligence to eliminate background noise for both input and output audio to ensure crystal-clear communication, even in noisy environments. ExpertCenter PN42 supports popular communication platforms including Microsoft Teams, Skype, Slack, and Zoom.
RGB Power Button
The RGB power button acts as a visual indicator for system status and flashes when boot-up issues are encountered.
The power button glows blue when the system hangs during the boot-up sequence.
The power button glows cyan if a CPU error is encountered during boot-up.
A green light indicates a memory error.
A yellow light indicates a display error.
A red light indicates a boot device error.
A white power button light indicates that the system is up and running normally.
PN42 has seven USB Type-A to connect lots of device and supports dual 2.5G LAN to distinguish between two internal networks. To mention configurable port, it comes with DP, HDMI, Type-C with DP, COM, or VGA*, for monitor or legacy devices, like barcode scanners and receipt printers. PN42 Series can fit a wide-range of usages, including Signage, Point-Of-Sale system, KIOSK and intelligent vending machine.
*Configurable ports are confirmed SKU before configuring.
HDMI-CEC (HDMI Consumer Electronics Control) is a common HDMI feature found in many TVs and media devices. Its primary purpose is to enable a single remote control or device to control multiple devices in a multimedia setup.
ExpertCenterPN42 offers tool-less access to make it easy to open up the chassis to access the M.2 PCIeSSD module for easy upgrades.
New Lockable VESA Mount Design
The lockable VESA mount device offers improved security when ExpertCenter PN42 is deployed in public spaces.
Kensington Lock and Bundled Padlock
ASUS ExpertCenter PN42 includes a metal padlock and a Kensington lock to guard against physical theft.
ASUS Control Center
ASUS Control Center is a centralized IT-management suite that enhances enterprise productivity with comprehensive control through a very friendly user interface. ASUS Control Center provides high visibility and the best IT-management experiences across ASUS enterprise and commercial products.
Hardware & SoftwareMonitoring
Monitor system temperature, fan, voltage and hardware status
Remote desktop, power control, BIOS settings and updates
Software dispatch and device-metadata management
Stay in command via a smart device
Enable/disable USB storage
*For more information, please visit: https://www.asus.com/microsite/csm/
ASUS Corporate Stable Model
The ASUS Corporate Stable Model (CSM) program is designed to support your organization with Mini PCs with the latest technologies, services and management software. Since its introduction over two decades ago, thousands of customers and providers have joined the ASUS CSM partner network to make it one of the most established Commercial programs in the world. Add to that premium after-sales service and support, we're more than ready to help your business plan ahead for product transitions.
*Please contact your local representative for details.
With thorough 24/7 testing and stable supply, Mini PC is designed for modern office and business use, reducing maintenance cost and improve cost effectiveness.
*Only for models that support 16 GB memory and below, other models support 35°C operational ambient temperature
There is a barebones option for PN42, which is easy to upgrade. This version does not include memory, storage, or a Wi-Fi card. The chassis can be easily separated without any cables connecting the bottom cover and top chassis. Additionally, we provide a manual that outlines the steps to upgrade it yourself.
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Personalize available internet bandwidth to particular activities.
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