[Soekris] Cost effective embedded solutions

Jim Thompson jim at netgate.com
Sun Jul 20 01:06:52 UTC 2003

Info Account writes:
> PPC would be nice, 

but expensive.  (Musenki anyone?)

> also nice is the Alchemy au1500 line - MIPS core, 400 Mhz, about $9
> each in quantity, super low power consumption, two Ethernet PHYs.  

given Soren's AMD connections, this might be good.  The new airport is
au1x00 based.

> I've got a Linux distribution up and running on the Cogent au1500
> SBC, you could easily spin a sub $50.00 400 Mhz SBC with PC card
> support, USB, and two 10/100 ports.

that may be his cost.  It would sell for a lot more.

"Speed, it seems to me, provides the one genuinely modern pleasure."
			-- Aldous Huxley (1894 - 1963)

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