Neuros LINK technical specifications

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Specification LINK v1.0 ATi LINK v1.1 nVidia LINK Phantom v1.2 LINK v1.3 LINK v1.3S
CPU AMD Athlon LE-1660
2.8GHz 45W
AMD Sempron 140
2.7GHz 45W
Intel Celeron E3300
2.5GHz Dual-Core 65W
RAM 1GB DDR2 SDRAM
Video ATi Radeon HD 3200 nVidia GeForce 8200 Intel G41
Noise 27dB 20dB 27dB 20dB
Video Output HDMI, VGA, DVI, Display Port HDMI, VGA, DVI
Data Ports IEEE1394 x 1
USB 2.0 x 8
eSATA x 1
SPDIF Optical
USB 2.0 x 8
eSATA x 1
SPDIF Pins on Board
USB 2.0 x 8
Coaxial SPDIF
Internal Expansion 2 PCI (1 used)
1 PCIe x16
1 PCIe x1
6 SATA-II
1 ATA
2 PCI (1 used)
1 PCIe x16
1 PCIe x1
5 SATA-II
1 ATA
2 PCI (1 used)
1 PCIe x16
1 PCIe x1
4 SATA-II
1 ATA
Shipping OS Ubuntu 9.04
(Image v1.3)
Ubuntu 10.04LTS
(Image v1.5)
Ubuntu 10.04LTS
(Image v1.5)
Motherboard Asus M3A78-EM Asus M3N78-VM Foxconn G41M-S
Firmware

1.3

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latest (v1.5.02n.img.bz2)

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latest (1.5.03i3_2010-10-04-20)

Neuros LINK "Phantom" Versions (v1.2 and v1.3s)

Same as v 1.1, v1.3 but with the following changes:

  • New Power supply with 80mm PWM fluid dynamic bearing
    • 700-2000 RPM
    • 28 CFM/47.6 cu. m/h
    • 0.3 Sone
    • 250 W Max Capacity
  • New Chassis/CPU Fan
    • 120mm
    • Fluid Dynamic Bearing
    • 300-1350 RPM (PWM controlled)
    • 57 CFM/96.8 cu. m/h
    • 0.5 Sone
    • Neoprene vibration insulation

see Blog Posting for more details on efforts to reduce noise

Neuros LINK v 1.1 (released November 23 '09)

Same as v 1.0 but with the following changes:

  • AMD Sempron 140
  • ASUS Motherboard M3N78-VM
  • Supported: AMD AM3/AM2+/AM2 (See AM3 notes in section below)
    • onboard videochipset NVIDIA GeForce 8200
  • no onboard firewire port

Neuros LINK v 1.0

The technical specifications for the Gamma version of the Neuros LINK are as follows.

  • AMD Athlon LE-1660
  • ASUS Motherboard M3A78-EM (as of 7/20/09 subject to change)
  • Supported: AMD AM3/AM2+/AM2
    • (Socket AM3 is backwards compatible. IE: Phenom II 3-, 4- and 6-core CPUs)
  • North Bridge: AMD 780G
  • South Bridge: AMD SB700
  • Onboard Video Chipset: ATI Radeon HD 3200


  • Memory: 1GB DDR2 SDRAM
    • Expandable up to 8GB in 4 slots of 240-pin DIMM DDR2 RAM at up to 1066MHz
      • Max RAM speed is processor-dependant. Some processors cannot operate memory at 1066Mhz. See Motherboard manual for more information
      • The OS is currently limited to using 4GB. A 64-bit version can access more than 4GB, but Flash player under 64-bit has a tendency to crash
  • Expansion Slots:
    • Unused PCI Express: 1
    • Unused PCI: 1
  • Storage Devices:
    • PATA: 1 internal ATA100, 2 devices max
    • SATA: 5 internal at 3Gb/s
  • Onboard Audio
    • Audio Chipset: Realtek ALC1200
    • Audio Channels: 8 Channels
    • Onboard LAN: 10/100/1000Mbps
  • Ports:
    • PS/2: 1
    • HDMI and DVI
    • USB 2.0: 8 (though 2 are in use)
    • IEEE 1394a (firewire): 1
    • eSATA: 1 at 3Gb/s
    • S/PDIF Out: 1x Optical
    • Audio Ports: 6 Ports
  • 802.11 g/b WiFi, up to 54Mbps
  • Capable of 1080p H.264 video playback (at 24fps)
  • 115/240V Power Supply Unit
  • Housing: 300mm x 90mm x 326mm (11.8" x 3.5" x 12.8")
  • Noise: under 27dB
  • Controller: 2.4 GHz wireless keyboard trackball controller
  • Software:
    • Seamless integration with Neuros.TV, a free service that lets you organize and watch Internet TV on your TV
    • Neuros distribution of Ubuntu 8.10
    • Open-source video players (MPlayer, VLC, Xine). A comprehensive list of formats, containers and media can be found on the websites of the above video players.
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