[Battlemesh] What hardware still works?

Laurent GUERBY laurent at guerby.net
Mon Mar 7 14:09:22 CET 2016

On Mon, 2016-03-07 at 13:51 +0100, Alejandro Martin wrote:
> Afaik Linksys Wrt54g v1.0 came with wifi in a mini-pci or mini-pciE
> card and costed less than 60 €.

For $39 1x miniPCI:


CPU: Atheros AR7130 300MHz
Memory: 32MB DDR SDRAM onboard memory
Boot Loader: RouterBOOT
Data storage: NAND memory chip
Ethernet: One 10/100 Mbit/s Ethernet ports with Auto-MDI/X
miniPCI: One MiniPCI Type IIIA/IIIB slots
Extras: Reset switch, beeper
LEDs: Power, NAND activity, 5 user LEDs
Power Options: PoE: 8-28V DC on Ether1 (Non 802.3af)
Dimensions: 105 mm x 105 mm
Weight: 105g
Power Consumption: 1,4W board only, 10W available to minIPCI card
Operating System: MikroTik RouterOS, v3.x L3 License

About the same at $46 there advertising OpenWRT support :


For $63.25 1x radio + 1x miniPCIe + gigabit ethernet :


CPU: Atheros AR9342 600Mhz network processor
Memory: 64MB DDR2 onboard memory
Storage: onboard NAND memory chip
Ethernet: One Gigabit port with Auto-MDI/X
Wireless: Built in 2Ghz, 802.11b/g/n, 2 x MMCX connectors
Expansion: miniPCIe slot for 802.11 or 3G (using 3G disables the USB
port), USB 2.0 port
Power: PoE 8-30V DC on Ether1 (non 802.3af)
Operating System: RouterOS Level 4 (supports wireless AP mode)
Max. Consumption: 14W at 24V
Dimensions: 4.1" x 4.1" (105 x 105 mm)
Weight: 0.14lbs (67g)



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