Freevo: the hardware
(Part of the BuildingFreevo set.)
First, bought from Ituner Networks Corp. -- the mini-ITX non-commodity parts:
- EP6000ME 1 VIA EPIA ME6000, 600MHz, Fanless $148.00
- PW-200-M 1 PW-200-M 12V, 200Watts ATX micro PSU. $49.95
- ITRIS2b 1 Single Slot PCI Riser Card $9.95
Subtotal $207.90 Shipping $6.09 Tax 0.00 Total $213.99
Bought from NewEgg, the commodity bits (2005-03-09):
pqi POWER Series 184-Pin 512MB DDR PC-2100 RAM - Retail Item# N82E16820141173: $45.50
Giga-Fast 11Mbps Wireless USB Ethernet Adapter, Model WF741-UIC Item# N82E16833129217: $20.00
Subtotal $65.50 Shipping $9.09 Tax 4.75 Total $79.34
And on 2005-03-11, after I realised I would be getting a tax refund :
1 Western Digital HD 80GB|WD 7200RPM 8MB WD800JB% Item# N82E16822144122: $57.50
Subtotal $57.50 Shipping $4.17 Tax 0.99 Total $62.66
Bought from Amazon, 2005-03-09 (NewEgg didn't have any in stock!):
- 1 Hauppauge WinTV-PVR-350: $179.99
Subtotal $179.99 Shipping $6.17 Promotion (free shipping): $-6.17 Tax 0.00 Total $179.99
Shipping: free! Amazon's pretty handy now and again...
For the case, I did indeed get hold of an old Sun Exabyte 8500 external SCSI tape drive case (including tape drive, but that's destined for the scrapheap).
Naturally, as the build log progresses in future pages, more bits and pieces are purchased. I'm noting them here.
- Home Depot -- mini hacksaw, tube of silicone adhesive, 4 sheets of sandpaper: about $10
- Fry's -- 10 LEDs, soldering iron, ATX-style pushbutton power switch, solder, round rubber bumpers, motherboard stand-offs, 2-pin male to 3-pin female adapter for LED, 22-gauge wire, heat shrink tubing: about $50
Ituner Networks -- PW12V-5A AC-DC 12V/5A power adapter: $25 (plus $5.43 shipping).
Total so far
$626.41, give or take a buck or two. Don't tell C
Next steps -- FreevoHardwareBuildLog