Smallest Embedded Linux Mini PC, Exciting Thin Client for Makers
Smallest Linux mini PC station – ever
At 2” X 2” X 2”, the CuBox-i is the world’s smallest computer, and at 85 mm X 56 mm, the HummingBoard is the most compact, elegant board computer and Linux thin client solution you’ll ever find. We’ve made it super small, with all the features and connectivity you’ll want, organized in an easy to use design.
Always and only open source
As a HummingBoard or CuBox-i user, you’re more than a customer; you’re part of the family. Fully backed by the global Linux community, our tiny Linux mini PCs are 100% open source and always will be. Alter them in any way you like – we provide full documentation and an array of OS images like Debian, Yocto, Android, XBMC and other operating systems and distributions – plus an open source SDK software development kit. Currently our stable kernel is at 3.10 LTS, and our strong network of Linux developers, located in dozens of countries throughout the world, provide support for kernel upstreaming.
Support your home team
We understand how you feel about your favorite Linux distribution. Ubuntu, Fedora, Debian, openSUSE, Arch Linux, PCLinuxOS, CentOS, Mageia, Slackware Linux and FreeBSD are already supported. If your distribution of choice isn’t listed – let us know, and we’ll see what we can do…
A whole lot of power at an affordable price
With the industry’s best Price Power Performance Ratio (P3R), our Linux mini PC offers 1 GHz per core, has a proven SoC, wide scalability and fast CPU, and is compatible with the standard ARMv7 instruction set.
Here’s to a long and productive life
Both the HummingBoard and the CuBox-i family products are built with no mechanical parts, no fans, nothing that moves whatsoever. Zilch, zippo, nada. That means they are not only silent, without any bothersome whirrs or clicks, but they are more durable and long-lasting.
Oh, the places you’ll go!
And the things you will do! Create an efficient headless server, apache web server, mail server, Linux thin client solution, NAS, micro server for small business, Home Gateway, home automation, secure cam – you name it – it’s an all in one Linux mini PC station.
The power is in your hands
Both our HummingBoard and CuBox-i are scalable, and you can choose the level of power that suits your specific Linux mini PC needs and budget. The HummingBoard comes in Single Core, Dual Core and Advanced Dual Core, with up to 1 GByte RAM and 64 bit @ 1,066 Mbps memory configuration. The CuBox-i offers an additional Quad Core, with 2 GByte RAM. All models feature two USB ports and an Ethernet network port, and are powered by Freescale’s i.MX6 SoC (System on Chip) including a 1GHz ARM A9 core, video acceleration and GPU engine capable of outputting 1080p video. Additional features such as mini PCIe expansion, LVDS interface for connecting to touch screens and more are also available.
Gets you there faster
With the full set of latest instructions and no need to recompile, you’ll save hours of time in getting yourself up and running.
Have fun learning
The HummingBoard and CuBox-i products are perfect for Linux mini PC beginners – on your own or in a classroom setting. They make learning fun and affordable, available at a fraction of what yesterday’s PC goes for, and give you the freedom to try, make all the mistakes you need, and ultimately fulfill your goal of becoming a full-fledged member of a very special community.