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Build a super-tiny access point or thin client

Deploy wireless access points or thin clients quickly and inexpensively with the tiny ALIX 3 server.

Here’s what you can do with an ALIX 3:

  • Handle all of your network tasks comfortably, thanks to a sturdy 500MHz AMD processor and 256MB of RAM
  • Fit your server into a really, really small space
  • Save space on your desk or in your server cabinet with the tiniest server that has a footprint just bigger than an A6 piece of paper
  • Significantly reduce electricity consumption with an energy-efficient server that uses only 3-5W in full swing
  • Keep your server room or cabinet cool and quiet with a completely fanless server that also has excellent heat dissipation
  • Spend less time on maintenance, with a high-quality and ultra-reliable server that is built to last
  • Keep using your server, year after year, without needing to replace or upgrade it
  • Have the freedom to design your server your way, with the capacity to run many different flavours of Linux, and your choice of slimline or outdoor cases
  • Create a highly-polished, professional solution in a stylish slimline case
  • Feel confident that your server is built to last in a case that’s light yet strong, and also dust and splash resistant
  • Create a compact, cost-effective thin client, POS terminal, kiosk or industrial appliance with VGA display and audio input and output
  • Deploy inexpensive yet robust wireless access points or CPE’s quickly and easily at all of your client sites
  • Build a cost-effective and fully customisable music player or media system
  • Connect your server to the world easily with one 10/100 ethernet port, one serial port, two USB ports and two miniPCI slots
  • Quickly plug in all of your connections with the ready-made punchouts for ethernet, serial, USB, SMA and power
  • Get ready access to the Compact Flash card, with a board that slides in and out easily, thanks to the extruded design
  • Install your server in extreme environments, thanks to the rugged design that ensures it can be used in factories, on mountain tops or simply up on your roof
  • Shield your ALIX 3 server from the elements with an outdoor case that’s completely sealed and can be immersed in a metre of water without leaking
  • Save money by building your own point-to-point link, at a fraction of the cost of running cables or renting leased lines from a telco
  • Build an outdoor access point, bridge or repeater by mounting an ALIX 3 in an outdoor case at the top of a very long pole, or on any flat surface with the pole and wall mounting brackets

The ALIX 3 is a powerful embedded server that’s equally at home indoors or outdoors.

What’s under the hood?

The ALIX 3 has the following features:ALIX 3 Outdoor open fully assembled

  • a tiny size of just 110mm x 166mm x 35mm (in the slimline case)
  • power consumption of just 3-5W (not including expansion cards)
  • able to run Linux, m0n0wall, pfSense® software and many other open-source software packages
  • a 500MHz AMD Geode processor
  • 256MB RAM
  • VGA port
  • Audio out and microphone ports
  • Two miniPCI slots
  • One 10/100 ethernet port
  • A single serial port
  • Two USB 2.0 ports
  • Compact Flash slot
  • Support for Passive Power over Ethernet (PPOE)

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