Tiny $30 WiFi-Enabled OpenWRT Module Runs on 1 Watt


NixCore announced a $30 COM that runs OpenWRT on a Ralink RT5350 SoC with built-in WiFi on 1 Watt, and comes with detailed documentation and an Arduino IDE. The NixCore X1 computer-on-module’s Ralink RT5350 system-on-chip, which appears to predate MediaTek’s acquisition of Ralink, is one of several Ralink SoC models that are roughly equivalent to the now Qualcomm owned Atheros line of processors. 

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