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The Gecko Surfboard is one of the easiest, most energy efficient and least expensive platforms to get on the web. The Gecko Surfboard is the size of a standard keyboard but inside is a full x86 computer. The Surfboard has no fan so it is ideal to use in bedrooms or other locations where the noise of a standard computer fan and hard disk can disturb sleep or peace and quiet.

The Surfboard is ideal for bank tellers, reservation clerks, POS, home, schools or hospitals. It also makes a great thin client platform.

Gecko SurfBoard - only about the size of a keyboard [click imageto enlarge]

The SurfBoard is a complete x86 computer - not just a wired terminal or virtual KVM. The SurfBoard can boot from it own local SD or optional internal SATA hard disk.  It can also support PxE boot or be configured as a thin client.

Consuming only five watts, the SurfBoard is the world's most energy efficient desktop.  The SurfBoard is also fanless so it generates no noise.  The SurfBoard can be left on 24 hours a day and requires no special environment. In fact, the Surfboard can operate up to 40C (104F)  without any air conditioning.

Gecko SurfBoard showing rear connectors [click imageto enlarge]

The SurfBoard is also the ideal gift to get parents, grandparents and children all connected to the Internet.   The SurfBoard is so easy to set up.  It can be ordered with Windows XP or Linux pre-installed so that everyone can have a low-cost Internet connected device to surf the web and share information and memories using such popular websites as Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo Messenger and GMail. Large and small businesses can add low-cost thin client software such as QRDP and set up thin clients to access existing Microsoft Windows Server Edition.  The latest version of QRDP support PxE boot with Windows 2008 Server so there is no media to install on the SurfBoard.

Features & specifications:

  • 1 Ghz Xcore86 x586 Device on Chip
  • 512 MB DDR RAM
  • 1 RS232
  • 1 VGA output
  • Integrated 1280 x 1024 with 128 MB dedicated video RAM
  • 1 TV / Composite video out (Optional)
  • 2 x SDs, 2 x USB 2.0
  • 1 x SATA (Internal)
  • Hi Definition Audio - Audio in and out
  • Optional WiFi and / or 3G module
  • Tiny footprint
  • No cooling fan or moving parts
  • Regular expansion ports - USB/Serial/LAN etc.

The SurfBoard is also an ideal platform for custom projects.  The SurfBoard can be converted into a low-cost point of sale (POS).  It can also be used to drive low cost kiosks using only a low cost VGA screen, mouse or touch screen.


We can pre-install the unit with GNU/Linux or Windows, as per your requirement. As shown below, you can run Android on the SurfBoard.

Available Options & MSRP (US$):

The pricing starts at US$119.95 for evaluation units. Write to us for volume pricing.

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 Gecko SurfBoard


 Gecko SurfBoard with TV/Composite video out


 Accessories (Add to price) 

 WiFi module (can be installed in all models) 25.00 
 8 GB SD (Linux installed - no extra charge)
 16 GB SD (Linux installed - no extra charge)

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