The owner of http://Arc-Computer.de sent us five Freepads for free!
Before using the Freepads the first time, please make sure the battery is connected to Freepad Motherboard (otherwise, you'll only be able to use it while being connected to the power adapter). To connect the battery you'll need to turn it upside down, unscrew the top three screws and connect the battery to the mainboard.
- x86 compatible "Geode"-Microcontroller (National Semiconductor, 166 MHz)
- 16 MByte FlashROM / 32 MByte Maincache
- Smartcard Reader
- Audio-In, Audio-Out
- Microphone, Stereospeakers
- Touchscreen (800x600 resolution?)
- NanoX as Display System
- Opera as Browser
discontinued websites via the waybackmachine:
have the hackpad™:
- as input/stats device on the RepRap machine
- as interactive MetaDoor device
- as mobile webdevice
- as great system control (turn lights/music/etc. on/off)
- as VoIP phone (DECT + DECT-PCI-VoIP device)
Root Access (local)
Root-Access on an Out-Of-The-Box Freepad:
- connect USB-Keyboard
- turn the device on
- wait until the webbrowser has loaded
- CTRL-ALT-F2 will bring up the shell - you are root!