DreamPlug

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
DreamPlug
Globalscale DreamPlug n01.jpg
ManufacturerGlobalscale Technologies
TypePlug computer
Release date2011 (2011)
Operating systemDebian
CPU1.2 GHz Marvell Kirkwood 88F6281 SoC (ARM9E)
Memory512 MB 16-bit DDR2-800 MHz
Storage4 GB on board microSD/External SD/External hard drive
Displaynone
ConnectivityDual USB 2.0, Dual Gigabit Ethernet, eSATA 2.0, JTAG, Bluetooth 2.1, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g(/n), Audio
Power5V 3A
Dimensions120 × 90 × 30 (mm)
PredecessorGuruPlug

DreamPlug is a compact and low power plug computer running Debian Linux, based[1] on Marvell's Kirkwood 88F6281[2] ARM9E SoC. It is intended to be a device that could act as a web server, a printing server or any other network service. It uses micro-SD internal storage and an external Secure Digital slot, but also offers USB ports and a Serial ATA port to connect external disks.[3]

Improvements over the GuruPlug[edit]

The DreamPlug is an evolution of the GuruPlug, based on the SheevaPlug platform.

Apart from internal processor changes, the DreamPlug features a new case design, second Gigabit Ethernet, eSATA, SD slot (and internal microSD slot replacing the internal NAND), audio in/out, and a removable PSU.[4]

Early version of DreamPlug has 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR. It is also shipped with 2 GB microSD card.[5] Current version has 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 3.0. It is also shipped with 4 GB microSD card.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Product technical details
  2. ^ Marvel 88F6281 reference
  3. ^ DreamPlug product page
  4. ^ DreamPlug wiki Archived 2014-02-01 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-02-24. Retrieved 2013-02-05.
  6. ^ http://www.globalscaletechnologies.com/p-54-dreamplug-devkit.aspx

External links[edit]