The aggression continued last week with the debut of Atomic Pi, a product of Digital Loggers that unites an Intel Atom processor and compact size of a Raspberry Pi, apparently because the company believes in better prices and better performance offer in this way.
The Atomic Pi features an Intel Atom x5-Z8350 quad-core processor with a 2M cache, a 480 MHz graphics processor and a maximum clock speed of 1.92 GHz.
In addition, it has 2GB of DDR3L-1600 memory, 16 GB eMMC storage and an SD card slot that supports up to 256 GB of storage and additional ports. HDMI, USB 2.0, and USB 3.0 as well as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4, and Gigabit Ethernet.
Atomic Pi also offers legally licensed BIOS that can be booted from storage connected via SD, USB or Ethernet. Digital recorders have reported that Linux is preloaded and that Atomic Pi will also run 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows 10. More information about Atomic Pi is available on a frequently asked questions page on the company website, a user forum and a special subsite.
Digital Loggers offers different Atomic Pi configurations. The basic version contains only the array and costs $34. The following model adds support for a 2.5mm power supply at just $39, and another model offers a large panel of control with screw connections for $39 49. The company also integrated the Atomic Pi as a complete development kit with a power supply, cameras, and two Atomic Pi cards for $95 or 24 of single board computers at just $696.
Some of the other features comprise, secondary XMOS audio output with a class-D power amp, Real-time battery, and clock, BNO055 integrated with 9-axis inertial navigation sensor and top mounted JST-style connectors.