[hackerspaces] Raspberry Pi - $25 ARM based PC

Chris Weiss cweiss at gmail.com
Thu May 5 17:55:58 CEST 2011

On Thu, May 5, 2011 at 10:11 AM, Jon Spriggs <jon at sprig.gs> wrote:
> I was just reminded of an educational outdoor kiosk project for a
> local non-profit that got scrapped due to concerns over running power
> to where they'd need it.  This with a 15-17" LED lit lcd (20W max)
> could easily be solar powered, and greatly simplify the cabinet to
> install it all in as it wouldn't need active cooling, thus making it
> easier to weatherproof.
> A great example of this is the Joggler, AKA an OpenPeak frame, running
> Linux, and (was) selling at £50 in the UK. Went like hot cakes, and
> got LOADS of people interested in doing stuff with them... these boxes
> are still selling on EBay for around £50-70, with or without mods.

neat idea, but kinda small for a kiosk.  Even a 10" I think would be
too small.  14" would be minimum, and the easier to replace components
the better as it will be outdoors and who knows when mother nature
will drop a tree on it.

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