GumStix Waysmall Silverlode Mini Computer with ARM Cortex A8 1 GHz & Ubuntu Linux

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4 Aug, 2012 2:38 am


The Gumstix Waysmall Silverlode is an interesting micro-computer that was originally intended for industrial or retail applications. The mini PC can also serve as a very economical desktop computer or multimedia device. The mini PC is based on an ARM processor from Texas Instruments, and runs a customized version of Ubuntu Linux with Linaro. Everything is put together in a robust aluminum housing and uses only 2.5 watts.


The Waysmall Silverlode runs on an ARM Cortex-A8 Processor type TI Sitara AM3703 with a clock speed of 1 GHz. The device has 512 MB of RAM and 512 MB of flash memory. Thanks to the MicroSD card slot, additional memory can be added. An 8 GB memory card is already provided by the manufacturer. The small PC has a micro-and mini-USB port, a standard USB host port and also a speaker jack and a DVI port. For convenience, an Ethernet port has also been included. A wireless module is obviously not included. The price is set around $200.

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