[Arm-netbook] imxcommunity.org

Alejandro Mery amery at geeks.cl
Wed Mar 16 20:13:56 GMT 2011

On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 20:45, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
<luke.leighton at gmail.com> wrote:
> http://www.freescale.com/webapp/sps/site/prod_summary.jsp?code=IMX53QSB
> i've just been made aware of this - a competitor board to the
> beagleboard-xm, except that it has 1gb of DDR3 (yaay!) RAM, and has
> LVDS as standard.  photos here show it running gnu/linux, directly:
> http://imxcommunity.org/group/imx53quickstartboard
> at $149 in many ways it trumps the beagleboard-xm, and with LVDS as
> well it means that creating a laptop around this would be muuuch
> easier.  the only weirdness is the VGA connector, leaving HDMI to an
> expansion port which appears to be mutually exclusive with the RGB/TTL
> out (!) - so if you wanted a dual-channel LVDS you couldn't also have
> HDMI.  odd.  oh well, not the end of the world :)

That is the SoC the next efikas are using.

After a long and annoying form the kit is "Anticipated Availability
Date (03-MAY-2011)" and the shipping to Spain $27.56. no hint if it's
USPS or a thieve courier like DHL.

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