PC Partner N258N1-F is a Linux mini PC Powered by Nvidia Tegra K1 Processor

Nvidia has done a great job porting Linux to their Tegra K1, and it’s one of the only ARM processor with a GPU supporting OpenGL, which helps a great deal with Unity for example. Nexus 9 supports Ubuntu (somewhat), and platforms like Jetson TK1 board are suitable to developers, but as I and others wondered why nobody ever made a Tegra K1 mini PC, I’ve been informed that such device existed already with PC Partner’s N258N1-F mini PC.

N258N1-F technical specifications:

  • SoC – Nvidia Tegra K1 quad-core ARM Cortex A15r3 processor with Kepler GPU
  • System Memory – 2 GB RAM
  • Storage – 16 GB eMMC + SD card slot
  • Video Output – HDMI up to 3840×2160 @ 30Hz, 4096×2160 @ 24Hz or 3200×2000 @ 60 Hz
  • Audio I/O – HDMI, headphone jack, and microphone jack
  • Connectivity – Gigabit Ethernet and Wi-Fi (with external antenna connector)
  • USB – 2x USB 2.0 host ports, 2x USB 3.0 ports
  • Misc – Power button and LED, COM port
  • Dimensions – 127 x 127 x 45 mm
  • Weight – N/A
  • Temperature Range – 0 ℃ ~ 40 ℃
  • Relative Humidity – 20% to 95%

 

The system runs Linux for Tegra operating system based on Ubuntu 14.04 with Nvidia specific drivers. PC Partner computer is targeting the embedded market, and has been launched in December 2014. If you are interested, you can request a quote or more information on Ask Corp’s N258N1-F product page (Japanese).

Via Tech Report, and thanks to Peter for the tip.

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12 Replies to “PC Partner N258N1-F is a Linux mini PC Powered by Nvidia Tegra K1 Processor”

  1. I sent an inquiry and got the following :))))

    本メールは自動返信用メールアドレスよりお送りしております。
    このメールアドレスにメッセージを返信しないようお願いいたします。
    万が一お問い合わせを行っていないにも関わらず、
    本メールを受け取られた場合は、大変お手数ですがその旨お書き添えの上、
    info@ask-corp.co.jpまでご返信下さいますようお願い申しあげます。

  2. N258N1-F for 450 bucks, yikes:

    http://nttxstore.jp/_II_AJ14881325

    It looked pretty much like a “clone” of ZBOX CI321 nano and ZOTAC turned out to be under PC Partner Group as shown below:

    http://www.pcpartner.com/En/index.php?m=Brands

    http://www.minimachines.net/actu/ces-2015-zotac-presente-le-zbox-ci321-nano-fanless-25173

    They’re a local company here so I’ll ask them directly if N258N1-F were available in Hong Kong or otherwise:

    http://www.pcpartner.com/En/index.php?m=Contact

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