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Fed up Waiting for Raspberry Pi

Discussion in 'Motherboards & Memory' started by dorsetknob, May 22, 2012.

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  1. dorsetknob

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    A "New" Player has just anounced its entry into the new market niche that Raspberry Pi is trying to carve out for itself
    Story here
    http://www.reghardware.com/2012/05/22/chip_maker_via_outs_49_dollar_raspberry_pi_alike/

    Spec's are listed on the above page it does look like it will eat into the Pi Market (pun intended):nutkick:

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    The 1708 x 85mm APC sports an 800MHz ARM 11 CPU - VIA's own WonderMedia 8750 - 512MB of DDR 3 and 2GB of Flash. It can do 720p video through HDMI, but it has VGA too, plus 10/100 Ethernet, 3.5mm audio I/O and four USB ports. It has a Micro SD slot for storage expansion.
    Thanks to the reg for pic and story

    Web site for Board here
    http://apc.io/
    http://apc.io/files/2012/05/PR120522-APC-Final.pdf
     
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    Wonder if its faster than the WM8650? Would love to have something this small with android OS that I can connect to a monitor or TV
     
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    Looks nice:D So what is the white 4 pin adaptor for? Guessing another power input? And i guess you turn it on by shorting pins?
     
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    debu..... debugging pins :)

    an maybe 2 power source ....one battery and one power adaptor
     
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