1. Start here
    1. Welcome
    2. Specifications
    3. General background info about SW/HW
    4. Assemble the HW
    5. Install SW
    1. Campaigns
      1. Funded: Crowd Supply PC 1
      2. Upcoming Crowd Supply PC 2
    2. Use it
      1. Success stories
      2. Get support
    3. Sponsoring
      1. Become a sponsor
    4. Contribute
      1. Build Firmware
      2. contributing code
      3. images .. documentation

Internals of the GnuBee PC 1

This page lists the internals of the GnuBee PC 1.

Component Comment
Processor MediaTek MT7621A
dual core, multi thread (Linux kernel sees four cores)
880 MHz, overclockable to 1.2 GHz)
Memory 512 MB DDR3 RAM (maximum amount for the MediaTek chip)
soldered to main board
Flash ROM 32 MB SPI contains U-Boot bootloader and
LEDE firwmare (Factory default)
resettable to factory defaults
Storage microSD card slot (tested up to 64 GB cards so far)
6 x 2.5” drives (HDD, SSD, or mix and match; drives not included)
Recommended RAID levels are 0 and 1 under LVM and MD, and Linux MD RAID 10
Connectivity 2 x Gigabit Ethernet
1 x USB 3.0 port
2 x USB 2.0 ports
Serial port (3-pin J1 connector or 3.5 mm audio-type jack)
RTC ???
Fan No
Power 12 VDC @ 3 A maximum
5.5 mm x 2.1 mm, center-positive barrel jack
Dimensions Bounding box: 8.5” (L) x 2.75” (W) x 5.5” (H)
Weight: ~210 g (without drives)
Enclosure 2 x anodized aluminum side plates
4 x threaded brackets and screws
24 x drive screws (four per drive)
Boot loader U-Boot
Software Debian
Sources & Documentation documentation and schematics available as PDFs under CC-BY-SA 4.0
all firmware and code FLOSS