[Freedombox-discuss] hardware

Andrea Trentini andrea.trentini at unimi.it
Thu May 17 13:52:45 UTC 2012

On 05/17/2012 01:42 PM, Nick Hardiman wrote:
> I am wondering what will become the third freedombox hardware
> architecture (after the dreambox and guruplug). These ones have issues. 
>  1. SolidRun
>     CuBox, http://www.solid-run.com/products/cubox, rumoured to exist
>  2. FXI Cotton Candy, http://www.fxitech.com/products/, doesn't exist
>  3. fit-PC3, http://www.fit-pc.com/web/introduction-to-fit-pc3/, too
>     expensive
>  4. raspberry pi, http://www.raspberrypi.org/, under-powered
>  5. ASRock ION330, http://www.asrock.com/nettop/spec/ion%20330.asp
>     <http://www.asrock.com/nettop/spec/ion 330.asp>, too big 
> Does that seem fair? 

I would add Carambola (www.carambola.cc, ~50$) that is even less
powered than the raspberry pi but it has wifi onboard and I think it
can be used as a mesh router in the (battle)field


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