[clug] Two 'development kits' - $3000 'E Ink' and $99 Wal-Wart

steve jenkin sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au
Thu Feb 26 04:35:49 GMT 2009

Robert Edwards wrote on 26/2/09 2:32 PM:
> James Greenhalgh wrote:

>> Good luck finding one.
>> Cheers,
>> James
> Wasn't clear from their webpage if this thing would run on 240VAC
> 50Hz, or not. Also wasn't clear if it uses powerline signalling,
> or if you need to use the Bluetooth and/or the wired Ethernet port
> for connectivity.
> If anyone knows, please let me know.
> Cheers,
> Bob Edwards.

Modulo James' comment on getting one,
this page with a block diagram is on their site:

It's definitely ethernet (gigabit even).
The block diag says "AC/DC Universal PS module"...
Which you'd hope would mean '110-220V auto ranging' :-(

Not sure about the AC plug - it's on the diag as separate, but doesn't
look removable in the pix. Pliers are known to work, but not nice.

This PDF says 'package contents':
"SheevaPlug, USB cable, ethernet cable, CD containing software and

Steve Jenkin, Info Tech, Systems and Design Specialist.
0412 786 915 (+61 412 786 915)
PO Box 48, Kippax ACT 2615, AUSTRALIA

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