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Cubieboard: Another Linux computer on a board

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Cubieboard is another Linux computer-on-a-board type device. It features a 1 GHz ARM Cortex A8 CPU, with 1GB of DDR3 RAM, and the Mali400 OpenGL ES GPU with HDMI output. What sets it apart from the popular Raspberry Pi, is it's 96 GPIO pins and SATA support. Unfortunately we were...

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Olinuxino 1.2 GHz single board computer

Friday, April 27th, 2012

Development board maker Olimex is brewing up a single board computer, the Olinuxino. The latest revision uses an 1 GHz ARM Cortex A8 based Allwinner A13 SoC, which by the way, comes in a very reasonable 176pin TQFP package. For reals. The new board will feature: A13 Cortex A8 processor...

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  • Joe Desbonnet: Ya, I can recommend the low melting point solder. I used brand 'ChipQuik' and it's amazingly easy to use.
  • Jerome: I need a new BusPirate for the Fablab ;) Many thanks!
  • Max: Seems like an unexpectedly violent way to remove the chip indeed. A hot air station should of course do the job just fine, but in...
  • jose: Part removal described here is pure butchery, the cheapest hot air station will do a fast and clean job removing the QFP, heat air to...
  • Cody: Yes please