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Station P1 & Station M1 are two Mini Geek PCs by Firefly

Station P1 and Station M1 Mini Geek PC the easiest way to describe it as Mini PCs built on the basis of the development boards from Firefly with Station OS (Firefly Geek System)

Station P1

As we mentioned, the Firefly brand (owned by T-Chip Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd.) has prepared two Mini Geek PCs equipped with two different development boards. Station P1 is powered by the more powerful Rockchip RK3399 SoC, while Station M1 is based on the Rockchip RK3328 SoC.

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Station OS

Both Geek Mini PCs run on Station OS (Firefly Geek System). Station OS is a combination of Desktop mode and Media mode, you can switch the mode easily to study/work/entertainment. However, devices also support Various OS and Boot ways. Android, Ubuntu, Linux+QT, Station OS, and other operating systems are available. TF card, U disk, EMMC, and more bootup ways are supported.

Station P1 and Station M1

Additionally, the Firefly team prepared the Station app for mobile devices. Station app, through which you can play videos, remotely control, remotely download, and more, enables you to play the Mini Geek PC anywhere anytime. More details about Mini Geek PCs below.

Firefly Station P1 Mini Geek PC – for $120

Station P1 Specification:

CPU

ROCKCHIP RK3399, Six-core 64-bit( Dual-core A72+ Quad-core A53) processor, frequency up to 1.8GHz

GPU

Mali-T860 MP4 Quad-core GPU, support OpenGL ES1.1/2.0/3.0/3.1, OpenVG1.1, OpenCL, DX11

VPU

Up to support 4K H.265 10Bbit @60fps video decoding, support multi-channel 1080P video decoding and encoding

RAM

4GB LPDDR4 dual-channel 64-bit RAM

Storage

32GB eMMC (16GB/64GB/128GB Optional), onboard 16MB SPI-Flash, Support for TF card expansion

Wireless

WiFi 2.4GHz 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2(support BLE)

Display

HDMI 2.0a, support [email protected] display, support HDCP 1.4/2.2

DP 1.2, support [email protected] display, output through Type-C

* Supports simultaneous display of HDMI and DP, up to 4K + 2K output

Audio

1 x 3.5mm audio output

USB

1 x USB 2.0,1 x USB3.0, 1 x Type-C OTG (USB3.0 + DP1.2)

Key

1 x Recovery

IR

Support infrared remote control

Power

DC12V-2A(Power interface 5.5*2.1mm)

OS / Software
System

Station OS, Android, Ubuntu

Appearance
Appearance

All aluminum alloy, black matte surface

Size

124.4 mm × 79 mm × 31.6 mm

Firefly Station M1 Mini Geek PC – for $75

Station M1 Specification:

CPU

Rockchip RK3328

Processor

Quad-core ARM® Cortex-A53 64-bit processor; frequency: 1.5GHz

GPU

ARM Mali-450 MP2 GPU

Supports OpenGL ES1.1/2.0, OpenVG1.1

VPU

Supports 4K VP9 and 4K 10bits H265/H264 video decoding, up to 60fps

1080P multi-format video decoding (WMV, MPEG-1/2/4, VP9, H.264, H.265)

1080P video encoding, supports H.264/H.265

Video post-processing: IVTC, denoising, edge/detail/color optimization

RAM

DDR3 (2GB/4GB optional)

Storage

High speed eMMC5.1 (8GB/16GB/32GB/64GB/128GB optional)

Supports MicroSD (TF) Card Slot

Hardware
Ethernet

10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet por

WiFi

Supports 2.4GHz WiFi, 802.11a/b/g/n protocol

Supports Bluetooth 4.2

Display

1 x HDMI 2.0, supports [email protected] output, supports HDCP1.4/2.2

1 x AV (CVBS) output, meets 480i, 576i standard

Audio

1 x HDMI output; 1× headphone output

USB

USB 2.0 Host ×1; USB 3.0 ×1; USB_OTG ×1

IR

1-channel infrared receiver, supports infrared remote control

Key

Power key ×1, Recover key ×1 (at the bottom of the headphone jack)

Power

5V (Supplied via Type-C)

OS/Software
OS

Android, Ubuntu, Linux+QT, Station OS, etc.

ROM Flash

Via PC/TF card

Bootup

Via TF card/eMMC/U disk

Appearance
Size

93.8 mm x 65 mm x 15.8mm

Appearance

Toothed aluminium alloy case in matte black with good air flow design, good heat dissipation without fans.

 

Station P1 & Station M1 Summary

Both, Station P1 and Station M1 Mini Geek PC are interesting Mini PCs not only for geeks, developers but also for typical users. Pocket sizes and Dual Mode in Station OS are a great solution. Media mode looks great and allows you to build a home entertainment center

BTW, Station P1 Giveaway here, check rules

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