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(link updated October-26-2000)

lab news : 700(500) Mhz workstation in development
Hardware Products

PC "ComponentPaks" (consist of new, checked and used parts)

  • mainboard components
    pre-configured 133 Mhz-Motherboards (complete with AMD's "Am586",IBM 686 or Amd-K5 processor,fan + at least 48 MB RAM)
    harddisks (428 Mb Seagate, 2.1 GB [korean manufacturer ; on demand] or 4 GB IBM DCAA)

  • used pocket computers of various sizes

    programmable CASIO graphics calculators
  • black/white LCD ; 2 kBytes RAM : 25 Euro
  • 4 colours ; 24 kBytes RAM : 40 Euro

  • 8-Bit (16 Bit intern) NEC-78K3 microcontroller evaluation-board + development software
    Assembler / C macro subset ; RS 232 serial plug
    (9 PIN), Control LED, Quarz, Bus chips
    and 2 "UP/DOWN" onboard keys are preinstalled
    2 LED 7 segment displays with different polarity and colour and a small speaker is included
    (5*5 rubber key area for calculator solutions on demand)
    delivered without processor,EPROM (27256 required - see below) and RAM (43256-12)
    price : 16.49 Euro + postpaid postage
  • the CPU 78310 and a professional c-compiler should be available via NEC
  • (click here for images of the prototype)

    - new 27256 and used 27512 EPROMS (2 to 4.5 Euro)

    "maxon DC" model engine with a light-weight
    (e.g. for a wing-movement mechanism in bird-toys)
  • length of power-cable about 15 cm
  • currently 1 prototype available

  • e.g. for measuring positions or speeds
  • connected to a PC with a standard RS 232 serial plug
  • length of switch cable about 1 meter ; cables to light gate elements about 0.5 mtr. each
  • currently 1 prototype available
    internal link: electronic dashboard for cars

  • scalable network client/server-computers
    (delivered without monitor)
    Mainboard Specifications
    CPU VIA C3 Samual 2 processor onboard
    FSB 133MHz
    Chipset CLE266/8235
    VGA Embedded UniChrome 3D Graphics w/ 64M share memory
    Memory 2 x 184-pin DIMM sockets support two 2.5V DDR SDRAMs (DDR266)
    Maximum: 2GB
    Expansion Slots 2 x PCI slots , 1 x CNR slot
    LAN VIA VT6103 10/100Mbps Fast Ethernet PHY
    Audio C-Media CMI9761A 6-channel audio Codec
    Compliant with AC'97 2.3 specification
    IDE 2 x UltraDMA 133/100/66
    Back Panel I/O Ports
    1 x PS/2 keyboard , 1 x PS/2 mouse
    1 x Parallel Port , 1 x Serial Port
    1 x VGA port , 4 x USB 2.0 Ports
    1 x RJ 45 Port , 1 x Audio I/O (Line-in, Line-out and Mic-in)
    Internal I/O Connectors & Headers
    20-pin ATX power supply connector
    1 x Floppy connector-support 360K~2.88M Byte, 3 Mode FDDs or LS120
    1 x USB header support additional 2 USB2.0 ports
    1 x Front panel switch/LED header
    1 x CD in header
    CPU / SYS FAN headers
    1 x Speaker header
    1 x Front panel audio header
    1 x USB card reader header
    System BIOS AMI 2Mb Flash ROM
    Supports Plug and Play 1.0A, APM 1.2, Multi Boot, DMI
    Full support for ACPI revision 1.0 specification


    RAM , harddisk , CD-ROM on demand

    interested ? Send configuration-requests to penski(at)

    if you are a shop-reseller :
    here is the example of an advertising leaflet (german version) of a
    higher priced PC version that could be sold in shops (taking your rent costs into consideration).

    (this page has been updated on October-31-2006)