> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mitch (WebCob) [mailto:mitch at webcob dot com]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 21, 2003 4:58 PM
> To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Subject: RE: [m0n0wall] Cheaper solution than Soekris?
> ECS makes an all in one micro ATX PC called U Buddy.
> The old version had a gigapro processor on it (800 mhz).
> The new one has a P4 Celeron.
> In Canadian bucks:
> Motherboard, power supply & chasis 293.00
> 256MB DDR 266 $63.00
> P4Celeron 2GHz $107.00
> Storage (Slimline CD, or HDD, or CF?) about $100
> Total 563.00 (426.00 USD)
It's still big bucks :(
Looking for simple and cheap, sub 200 USD solution for sharing adsl.
Yes, I can use old machines, thin clients etc but looking for something new
(less susceptible for damage) and small and quiet.
> Only supports a single NIC though - but has a low profile PCI
> slot - can add
> another 2 that way or can add them through USB 2.0.
One can also use dual or quadro ports cards (3com o D-link)
> So if you added comparable features to the soekris (extra
> nics and so on)
> would be about twice the price, but it's also 10x the speed right?
> What I need is a cheap source of flash & IDE flash converters
> which ships to
Look at ebay - I found CF to IDE converter for as low as 17 USD. Also a lot
of cheap CF cards can be found there.
> A 20GB Hard Disk is about $135 (102 USD) (for estimations
> sake I included a
> storage budget in the above system).
> Considering it's 2GHz, I haven't found a better option yet.
> Case is 9" x 9" x 3".
> I had a friend create mounting brackets to put them on walls for me.