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  • To have an operating system installed, you will need to include an appropriately sized Compact Flash card in your order
  • If you select the A400P VoIP card in the PCI slot, you will also need at least one FXO/FXS module
  • miniPCI wireless cards do not include a pigtail or antenna

Compact and silent, the net5501 uses very little power, has no moving parts and is ultra-reliable, making it ideal for use as a dedicated network appliance.

With four ethernet ports as standard and a 500MHz CPU with 512 MB of RAM, the net5501 is ideal for use as a firewall, VPN Router, internet gateway or VoIP PBX.

You can add a 2.5″ laptop hard drive, as well as a miniPCI and/or PCI expansion card, including additional ethernet ports, allowing the net5501 to serve in an even wider variety of applications.

The net5501 includes a board and case, ready for you to add your choice of Compact Flash card, operating system, expansion cards and power supply.


500 Mhz AMD Geode LX 800 single chip processor with CS5536 companion chip, 512MB RAM


Compact Flash card or Microdrive, and/or 2.5″ HDD (IDE or SATA)


6-25V DC external power supply, max 20W; option for 5V supply using internal connector

Power consumption

6-8W, 8-11W with HDD, 14-19W with PCI card and HDD


Seven front panel LEDs (power, disk, error, network x4), 12 bit general purpose I/O, 20 pins header, real-time clock (RTC)


4 ethernet ports (10/100 Mbit, supports 802.1 VLAN tagging), 1 miniPCI slot, 1 PCI slot, 2 serial (RS232) ports, USB 2.0, 2.5″ IDE and SATA connector


289W x 171D x 38H (mm)



Case style

Full-height PCI and 2 serial ports; powdercoated black


Soekris Engineering (board) / Yawarra (case)


net5501-60 or net5501-70


C-tick labelled for use in Australia; RoHS-5 compliant;

Note: This product includes software developed by the pfSense® Project for use in the pfSense® software distribution. (

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