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Encyclopedia > Pepper Pad
Photo of a Pepper Pad 2.
Photo of a Pepper Pad 2.

The Pepper Pad is a Linux-based mobile computer with Internet capability and doubles as a handheld game console. It also serves as a portable multimedia device. The device uses Bluetooth and Wi-Fi technologies for Internet connection. This article is about operating systems that use the Linux kernel. ... A handheld game console is a lightweight, portable electronic machine for playing video games. ... Bluetooth logo This article is about the electronic protocol named after Harald Bluetooth Gormson. ... Wi-Fi (IPA: ) is the common name for a popular wireless technology used in home networks, mobile phones, video games and more. ...


The Pepper Pad 3 has a split QWERTY button keyboard, built-in microphone, video camera, composite video output, and stereo speakers, Infra-Red receiver and transmitter, 800x480 7 inch LCD touchscreen (with stylus), SD/MMC Flash memory slot, 20 or 30 GB hard disk, 256MB RAM, 256KB ROM, AMD CPU, and both Wi-Fi (b/g) and Bluetooth 2.0. The built-in software is a variant of Linux (2.6 kernel) with an extensive variety of Open Source software. For the song by Linkin Park, see QWERTY (song). ... Microphones redirects here. ... Composite video, also called CVBS (Composite Video Blanking and Sync), is the format of an analog television (picture only) signal before it is combined with a sound signal and modulated onto an RF carrier. ... LCD redirects here. ... Look up RAM, Ram, ram in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Read-only memory (usually known by its acronym, ROM) is a class of storage media used in computers and other electronic devices. ... Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ... Wi-Fi (IPA: ) is the common name for a popular wireless technology used in home networks, mobile phones, video games and more. ... Bluetooth logo This article is about the electronic protocol named after Harald Bluetooth Gormson. ...

Contents

Software

Software ported to the Pepper Pad

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Hardware[1]

  • Mass: 2.1 pounds (985g)
  • Size: 29cm x 14.9cm x 2.3cm (11.4" x 5.9" x 0.9")

Mainboard

  • AMD Geode LX800 CPU, 533MHz clock speed, x86 instruction set with MMX and 3DNow extensions, integrated north bridge, graphics controller and PCI bridge [1]
  • AMD CS5536 Companion device (south bridge), USB 2.0 / IDE / IR / SMBus / APM interface
  • Wolfson WM9713 AC97 Audio / Touchscreen interface
  • 256MB DDR SDRAM (DDR-333 SO-DIMM)
  • 256KB BIOS ROM
  • Chrontel CH7013B NTSC/PAL TV signal encoder
  • IrDA and TvIR emitters/receivers

Subsystems

  • Hitachi TravelStar 20GB 1.8" IDE disk drive
  • Atheros AR2413A-based mini-PCI 802.11b/g WiFi interface, with externally-attached antenna (external to the card, internal to the Pepper)
  • Bluetooth 2.0
  • AU Optronics A070VW01 7.0" 800x480 TFT LCD
  • Integrated 62-key clicky keyboard, including 4-way cursor array and scroll wheel
  • 3800mAh Lithium-Ion Battery
  • Stereo Speakers
  • Microphone
  • 640x480 digital camera, fixed focus

External Ports

  • USB 2.0 host port
  • USB 2.0 device port
  • 1/8" Stereo headphone out
  • 1/8" Composite video out
  • 1/8" Microphone In

Internal Ports

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References

  1. ^ PepperWiki

External links

  • Pepper Computer, Inc., official site
  • Hanbit America, hardware manufacturer website
  • Pepper Hacks, hacking the Pepper Pad
  • Pepper Pad Community Forums, official discussion forums
  • Pepper Wiki, Pepper Pad information repository
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