Linux computer that takes only 8 watts of power and can be solar powered

I know everyone is loving the new Asus Eee PC and they should, its a wonderful device. But if you want to go even smaller you can take a look at Aleutia E1 it only takes 8 watts of power and can be charged using solar power. Definitely for the out and out and about type traveler that needs a small computer that can be charged easily, combined with a sattlite phone for data and you have all that you need in a remote location.

I know everyone is loving the new Asus Eee PC and they should, its a wonderful device. But if you want to go even smaller you can take a look at Aleutia E1 it only takes 8 watts of power and can be charged using solar power. Definitely for the out and out and about type traveler that needs a small computer that can be charged easily, combined with a sattlite phone for data and you have all that you need in a remote location.

And now for some pictures of the device!

 

The following are the specifications of this little 8 watts Linux PC:

  • Processor: 200MHz x86 CPU, Memory: 128MB SDRAM, Storage: 2GB (included Compact Flash card), Power Supply (US, UK, or EU).
  • 3 x USB 2.0 ports (12Mbps transfer rate), 1 x 10/100 Ethernet port,
    VGA port to connect LCD display (supports resolutions up to 1280×1024).
  • Power consumption of 8W with CPU and SDRAM running at full speed.
    With external devices (USB 2.0 CD Rewriter, USB-powered hard drive)
    power consumption rises to 11W.
  • Dimensions: 11.5cm (Width) x 11.5cm (Lenght) x 3.5cm (Height).
  • Puppy Linux Operating System (version 2.14) – similar in appearance to MS Windows, stable, and pre-installed.
  • Excel-compatible spreadsheet software (Gnumeric), Word-compatible word processor (Abiword)


You can view the manufacturers site Aleutia
The full specs of the device are here.
Read the Gadgettastic article here.

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