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OLinuXino-Micro ARM9 Linux board available at Mouser

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Brightbluejim let us know that the OLinuXino-Micro ARM9 Linux board is available at Mouser for $30. It runs at 454 MHz, has 64 MB of RAM, an SD-card reader, TV PAL/NTSC video output, one USB High-Speed host port, and an a Pi-tossing 60 GPIO pins broken out. Via the comments

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Posted in ARM, dev boards | 6 Comments »

Olimex: A13-OLinuXino-WIFI Developer edition now available

Friday, August 31st, 2012

A13-OLinuXino-WiFi boad (Rev-B) for developers is now available: Olimex has released the A13-OLinuXino-WiFi boad (Rev-B) for developers. It can be ordered for EUR 55 (incl. free shipping) via the Olimex web store. VAT will be added if you have no EU VAT-Id. A13-OLinuXino-WIFI - completely assembled and tested (SD card...

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Posted in dev boards, kit biz | 1 Comment »

A13-OLinuXino first time Android boot

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Olimex is hard at work to roll out the A13 based OLinuXino by September. In the latest news they were able to flash the device with a custom Android build. Dimitar Gamishev learned that we have A13-OLinuXino prototypes and came to our office after work, he already had pre-built Android...

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Posted in Android, dev boards | 1 Comment »

Olimex discounts for open source developers

Friday, July 20th, 2012

Long time reader IPenguin let us know Olimex started the OLinuXino open source developer discount initiative. Basically you develop open source software for their OLinuXino Linux boards, and they give you a 15-50% discount code: What are the requirements? An open Source project based on a OLinuXino board. The project...

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Posted in Linux, open source | 5 Comments »

OLinuXino-Micro ARM9 Linux board hits the streets

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

Olimex released their OLinuXino-Micro, an ARM9 development platform that supports Linux. It runs at 454 MHz, has 64 MB of RAM, an SD-card reader, TV PAL/NTSC video output, one USB High-Speed host port, and an a Pi-tossing 60 GPIO pins broken out. It's priced around 24 Euros (30 bucks). Via...

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Posted in ARM, dev boards | 21 Comments »

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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Posted in ARM, dev boards | 34 Comments »

DuinoMite: MaxiMite-compatible BASIC computer

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

Olimex has introduced the Duinomite line of dev boards. DuinoMite is a MaxiMite Compatible Basic computer, originally designed by Geoff Graham, with additional features and Arduino shield-like layout. DuinoMite allows you to program in the BASIC language and have VGA and Keyboard interface, so you can develop and write your...

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Posted in Arduino, dev boards, open source, PIC | No Comments »

PIC32 development board giveaway

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

Olimex is giving away 1000 dev boards at the Embedded World Exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany: If there are developers from Europe on this forum I would like to let them know that Olimex and Microchip will give away 1000 pcs PIC32MX220F032D development boards on Embedded World exhibition. These boards are...

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Posted in dev boards | 2 Comments »

REVIEW: Olimex PICkit3 programmer clone

Monday, January 9th, 2012

A few weeks ago we wrote about a PICkit3 clone from Olimex available on eBay for $30. Compared to the original it is considerably smaller and at first glace it looks sturdier as well. We like that Olimex decided to use the large type-B connector which seems more reliable then...

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Posted in tools | 6 Comments »

Olimex PIC-KIT3 PIC microcontroller programmer

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

Olimex has another Microchip PICKIT 3 clone. It comes in a more compact package that reminds us of old parallel port DB-25 casings. They claim it is fully compatible with the original. One difference is that it uses a single bi-color LED instead of 3 LEDs the original has.

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Posted in programmers | 8 Comments »

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