On Mon, Apr 03, 2000 at 06:13:11PM +0100, Dermot Gorman wrote:
> Has anyone seen the back of (or even better the inside of) a unison box.
> Just wondering if it would be possible to connect up a IBM microdrive
> and install linux as done in the iopener project (US).
Why would you bother ? The great thing about the i-opener was the packaging
of the device - a box on a plinth with an integrated 800x600 LCD screen and
a wireless keyboard, with an integrated V.90 modem - all for $99. By the
time you added in a cable, bracket and hard disk it became more like $200+ -
an OK price for a nicely designed box, though performance wise it's about a
Contrast this with the Unison box. Apparently it's also some kind of 386
processor, but it costs 299 pounds and it displays on your TV -> . I'm pretty
sure that you could put an equivalent box together for less.
Niall O Broin
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