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An amazing platform.

Looks nice and it is built around the MT7621A. It is so high performance.
It open source code.
Why not get it?

WiTi front

WiTi back

Key features are:
- MT7621A Dual-Core 880Mhz (4 threads)
- 256MB Memory (up to 512MB)
- 2.4G WiFi (supports IEEE 802.11b/g/n, up to 300Mbps)
- 5G WiFi (supports IEEE 802.11a/n/ac, up to 867Mbps)
- WAN port x2, LAN port x4(both are 1000Mbps)
- SATA 3.0  x2(supports 3.5 inch HDD)
- USB3.0 x1
- microSD x1
- RTC battery for storage application
- 30 Expansion Ports(Including USB, I2S, JTAG, UART, GPIO)
- 16MB SPI NOR Flash(Optional for bigger size Nand Flash)
- 4-pins serial debug port
- RF Antenna Connector x4
- WPS/GPIO Key  x1,Reset Key  x1
- Power LED x1, SATA LED x 1, WiFi LED x 2, LAN LED x4

More information:
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/witi … nce#/story

githbub:
https://github.com/mqmaker

Docs:
http://ftp.mqmaker.com/WiTi/Docs/Hardware/

E-Mail: support@mqmaker.com
Community: http://forum.mqmaker.com
Twitter: @mqmaker
Facebook: @mqmaker
G+: @mqmaker

(Last edited by sugar on 21 Aug 2015, 10:51)

We will support WiTi Board for a long time.

sugar wrote:

We will support WiTi Board for a long time.

So I will wait 8-12 months and check if the supports still exists smile

Will soon be known.
^_^

so what will the price be once released and does it have all the drivers openwrt ready (or semi ready)  cus as said before; i kinda forsee a firewrt fiasco again...

have to say, it looks promising thou, alot of connectivity and enough juice to make this a very nice router/nas/home-automator

(Last edited by yoyellow on 18 Aug 2015, 11:56)

yoyellow wrote:

so what will the price be once released and does it have all the drivers openwrt ready (or semi ready)  cus as said before; i kinda forsee a firewrt fiasco again...

have to say, it looks promising thou, alot of connectivity and enough juice to make this a very nice router/nas/home-automator

Anyway. I would like to continue developing WiTi Board. Next month, we will shipping.

sugar wrote:

We will support WiTi Board for a long time.

I don't think many people are afraid of it being a premeditated scam. It's just that despite their best intentions, some people are overwhelmed and surprised by the amount of unforeseen effort that it takes to go from the prototype to manufacturing at scale. Hopefully it won't be the case here, I certainly wish you all the best.

macieklen wrote:
sugar wrote:

We will support WiTi Board for a long time.

I don't think many people are afraid of it being a premeditated scam. It's just that despite their best intentions, some people are overwhelmed and surprised by the amount of unforeseen effort that it takes to go from the prototype to manufacturing at scale. Hopefully it won't be the case here, I certainly wish you all the best.

Thanks.
This is a preferential price. After the campaign,  it back to normal price.
Don't worry about that. Benn has worked at CubieTech before, as people know CubieBoard.

(Last edited by sugar on 18 Aug 2015, 14:11)

pepe2k wrote:

Hope it won't end like FireWrt did: https://forum.openwrt.org/viewtopic.php … 63#p283363

Anybody can compare the specs - I would guess that the Witi is cheaper because it has less component/features (especially not wiring mini-pcie, NFC, 1x 32pin header).

FireWrt - Witi
512MB RAM       - 256MB RAM
2x eSATA          - 2x SATA
MT6605 (NFC)    - nothing
2x 32pin header - 1x32 pin header
1 mini pcie         - nothing
3 LAN                - 6 LAN
1USB3, 1USB2   - 1USB3
1xtf card            - 1x micro sd
nothing              - 1 RTC

sugar wrote:

This is a preferential price. After the campaign,  it back to normal price.
Don't worry about that. Benn has worked at CubieTech before, as people know CubieBoard.

So, how much will be "normal price"?

pepe2k wrote:

So, how much will be "normal price"?

79USD

sugar wrote:
pepe2k wrote:

So, how much will be "normal price"?

79USD

Hmm ..., I thought it would be about US $10. Damn!!

sad

He's kidding sugar. Looks very nice, but I'll be holding out as well (so far my 802.1nn setup is fast enough).

@sugar: power consumption?

Borromini wrote:

He's kidding sugar. Looks very nice, but I'll be holding out as well (so far my 802.1nn setup is fast enough).

No and I am not kidding.

sugar wrote:
An amazing platform.

[..........]
E-Mail: support@mqmaker.com
Community: http://forum.mqmaker.com
Twitter: @mqmaker
Facebook: @mqmaker
G+: @mqmaker

marketing supreme ^^

+1 on mazilos request

(Last edited by makarel on 19 Aug 2015, 01:04)

sugar wrote:

It is about power consumption of NAS.

What's the power consumption of the bare system, i.e. without harddisks?

Are the schematics available?
is it more open then cubie-things?
Does WiTi actually do active support or is it up to the users to figure it all out?

frietpan wrote:

Are the schematics available?
is it more open then cubie-things?
Does WiTi actually do active support or is it up to the users to figure it all out?

Yeah, you can download it from ftp server:
http://ftp.mqmaker.com/WiTi/Docs/Hardware/

It will open whole source code what Mediatek offers include wifi driver.
Actively support it.

Hardware NAT Code for SOC with Integration with OpenWRT?
Dual WAN is awesome but you will never achieve 1/2GBps without Hardware NAT.

(Last edited by alphasparc on 20 Aug 2015, 05:25)

alphasparc wrote:

Hardware NAT Code for SOC with Integration with OpenWRT?
Dual WAN is awesome but you will never achieve 1/2GBps without Hardware NAT.

Of course! It have Hardware NAT function, you can select it by menuconfig.
Its source code have been published on github.
https://github.com/mqmaker

(Last edited by sugar on 20 Aug 2015, 06:02)

Version 512MB will be available?