I saw this Raspberry Pi clone today the first time and will definitely try it in september. A lighter, smaller alternative to the rpi.

From the description:

ODROID-W is a miniature computing module which is fully compatible with all software available for the Raspberry-Pi.

The W stands for: - Wearable device development
- Widely applicable Internet of Things (IoT) development
- Workable DIY electronics prototyping

http://www.hardkernel.com/main/produc...

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Comment by gsenroc on July 30, 2014 at 8:18am

This is awesome, if OpenFPV is going to use it, it will be great, save so much space.

Comment by Tilman Griesel on July 30, 2014 at 8:28am

If the results with it are good, we will definitely use it. The biggest problem with the Raspberry is the space and weight.

Comment by transient on July 30, 2014 at 9:09am

looks like there isn't an ethernet interface on that little odroid-w board :(

A breakout board exists which adds an ethernet controller, but it's big and comes with 4 USB ports and an RJ45.. bummer..

It would be interesting to see how well the single USB port on the little board can handle a wireless adapter when powered from a teeny LIPO..

Comment by Jesus A on July 30, 2014 at 9:15am
Thats a tiny fabulous piece of technology.
Already ordered one!
Comment by mP1 on July 30, 2014 at 6:34pm

Shame it doesnt come with everything (sensors, pwm 16 channel output, pwm input) on board. The navio ( i think that was the name) will be shipping soon, but its fairly large as well.


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Comment by Ben Dellar on July 31, 2014 at 12:48am

This seems like a seriously cool innovation. Interesting to see some of the "anger" on the RPi forums accusing them of copying/cloning whatever. In this instance Hardkernal has actually brought some serious innovation to the table. Will be checking it out for sure.

Comment by Jesus A on August 28, 2014 at 12:14am
FYI
Broadcom has stop shipping/selling the BCM2835 SoC to hardkernel.

Odroiw W is now sadly discontinued...

https://plus.google.com/102407583165771869503/posts/EtSaVYwT3UH
Comment by mP1 on August 28, 2014 at 12:37am

What a shame, i didnt realise it mattered where people got their pi from as long as they got into hacking them to do stuff.


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Comment by Ben Dellar on September 1, 2014 at 12:31am

That is a pity - this actually seemed like a really innovative move by hardkernal. I love the raspberry pi and pi camera but hate how big it is (not really suitable for most peoples early aircraft like 450 quads and bixler size planes)

I hope either they get their supply restored or someone else manages to get something similar to market.

Comment by Gregory D on December 11, 2014 at 4:37am

It does not stop from getting it and building a quadcopter :)

This is Odroid-W based:

http://diydrones.com/forum/topics/avrminicopter-linux-based-control...

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