I heart mini pcs

30 11 2007

Mac Mini egh. how about that but with linux?
Zonbu’s Desktop mini
Aopen’s mini pc
Aleutia’s E1 Solar Powered PC
Linutop’s pc

Small, efficient, Portable. I like it a lot. if I didn’t have a desktop at home, I’d get one of these to run a OS – don’t really want a laptop on my desk. pssh.

Check this out:
Zonbu for $249.99

One of the world’s smallest, and the only totally silent full featured desktop computer

Enjoy all the benefits of Zonbu with this powerful, 6 USB ports, marvel of miniaturization.
Ultra reliable flash based design, no moving parts. Only 4-7/8″ x 6-5/8″ x 2-1/8″.
World-class OS and 20 open source applications – right out of the box
Unbreakable, malware resistant environment
Continuous backup with instant restore, nothing else to purchase, nothing to configure
Remote access to your files from anywhere on the Internet, nothing to setup
Transparent upgrades of the OS and applications to best available version for as long as you are a subscriber
Free replacement warranty as long as you are a subscriber

Processor: 1.2GHz, VIA C7 ULV
Intel-compatible, ultra-low energy use
Memory: 512 MB
Compact Flash local storage: 4GB
Graphics: VIA CX700M2 UniChrome PRO II, VGA output, supports up to 2048 x 1536 (16 million colors, 75 Hz)
Audio: built-in speaker, microphone and headphone ports
PC-compatible ports for keyboard and mouse
6 USB 2.0 ports
Ethernet: 10/100 Mbps built-in – broadband ready
Wifi: built-in 802.11b/g available as an option
Power Supply: 20 Watt AC-DC Adapter
Measurements: 4.875″ x 2.175″ x 6.675″ or (124mm x 56mm x 170mm)
Weight: 2.1lbs (0.97kg)

Mini PC

Intel Core 2 Duo
4 GB memory
Just go to the site if you’re interested too much info available.

Linutop for 280 Euro

Linutop is a small computer running from a USB key.

Without internal hard drive, linutop is more robust.
It offers a completely silent, energy-efficient operation in an extremely small package.

It comes with optimized software to access the Web and Digital Contents (Text, Photos, Music & Videos).
Linutop can be used in:
– Hotels, Museums, Public Terminals, …
– Shops, Bars, Point-of-Sale Terminals, Kiosks…
– Schools, Offices, Factories…

Light (280 g – 9.9 oz)
Low energy consumption (only 5W)
Low support cost

Aleutia E1: Solar Powered

Here’s the specs for the people that asked.
Processor: 200MHz x86 CPU, Memory: 128MB SDRAM, Storage: 2GB (included Compact Flash card), Power Supply (US, UK, or EU).
3 x USB 2.0 ports (12Mbps transfer rate), 1 x 10/100 Ethernet port, VGA port to connect LCD display (supports resolutions up to 1280×1024).
Power consumption of 8W with CPU and SDRAM running at full speed. With external devices (USB 2.0 CD Rewriter, USB-powered hard drive) power consumption rises to 11W.
Dimensions: 11.5cm (Width) x 11.5cm (Lenght) x 3.5cm (Height).
Puppy Linux Operating System (version 2.14) – similar in appearance to MS Windows, stable, and pre-installed.
Excel-compatible spreadsheet software (Gnumeric), Word-compatible word processor (Abiword)




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