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Puppy webserver - LOW POWER CONSUMPTION
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Q5sys


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PostPosted: Mon 16 Dec 2013, 11:31    Post subject:  

greengeek wrote:
Interesting. Thanks Q5. I don't have a Pi yet - I was going to get one last year then I saw all the power problems people were having so I shelved the idea. It does look like a suitable piece of hardware for this sort of low power application though, assuming I can get one of the later versions.

Have you measured the current draw while your Pi is running the server image?


Power to the Pi works over USB. Power specs are 300 mA for the Model A, and 700 mA for the Model B. The Model B maxes out at 1A, so you're looking at a peak draw of 5w.

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greengeek

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PostPosted: Tue 17 Dec 2013, 01:40    Post subject:  

Thanks. I've now updated my first post to reflect Raspberry Model B as my current hware preference. (open to change of course, but we'll see what comes on the market...)
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PostPosted: Wed 18 Dec 2013, 13:00    Post subject:  

Just throwing another idea into the mix for longer term consideration - I wonder if an ARM based tablet might one day be possible to use as a portable webserver?

Ted Dog - how capable is that Mele you mentioned? Does it have both wired and wireless network capability?

Are there any reasons why an ARM based server would be a bad solution?
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PostPosted: Wed 08 Jan 2014, 18:20    Post subject:  

Added Odroid to my first post as another hardware possibility:
http://hardkernel.com/main/products/prdt_info.php
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PostPosted: Wed 08 Jan 2014, 18:41    Post subject:  

missed reply sorry yes both wired and wireless. three different video out rca vga and hdmi if needed. the new one you added is the one version3 when available without paypal only option.
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