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GnuBee Personal Cloud 2

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Sep 30, 2017

Campaign Launch

The GnuBee Personal Cloud 2 (GB-PC2) is a libre network-attached storage device that accommodates up to six 3.5” drives and runs 100% blob-free, FLOSS software and firmware. The crowdfunding campaign is now live and includes a limited number of early bird units at a special price.

Check out the main campaign page for details.

Here’s a bit of background on the GB-PC2. The project started even before its predecessor, the GnuBee Personal Cloud 1 (GB-PC1), had completed its crowdfunding campaign earlier this year. The GB-PC1 is the same basic design (chipset, rough form factor, etc.) but designed only for 2.5” drives typically found in laptops. This means that the GB-PC1 is smaller and requires less power than the GB-PC2, but the drives are more expensive and have less capacity. As soon as the GB-PC1 launched, we started getting requests for a 3.5” version. Hence the GB-PC2.

Thanks for all your support and please spread the word! Again, please check out the main campaign page for more details.

Cheers,
Larry and the GnuBee team

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$249

GnuBee PC2 Starter Kit

One fully populated and assembled GB-PC2 mainboard, two anodized aluminum side plates, six threaded brackets and bracket screws, and 24 drive mount screws. Power supply, microSD card, and drives not included. Requires screwdriver for assembly.


$259

GnuBee PC2 Deluxe Kit - Early Bird

All the bells and whistles, at a limited quantity and special price: one fully populated and assembled GB-PC2 mainboard, two anodized aluminum side plates, six threaded brackets and bracket screws, 24 drive mount screws, power supply, imaged SD card, and USB-to-UART adapter cable. Drives and screwdriver not included.


$285

GnuBee PC2 Deluxe Kit

All the bells and whistles: one fully populated and assembled GB-PC2 mainboard, two anodized aluminum side plates, six threaded brackets and bracket screws, 24 drive mount screws, power supply, imaged SD card, and USB-to-UART adapter cable. Drives and screwdriver not included.


$29

GnuBee Power Adapter

An energy efficient (level V) global input power supply that puts out up to 8 A at 12 VDC through a 5.5 mm x 2.1 mm center-positive barrel jack. Perfect for powering your GnuBee Personal Cloud 2.


$10

GnuBee SD Card

A 2 GB (or greater) full-sized SD card imaged with Debian. Run your GnuBee Personal Cloud 2 directly from the SD card. Copying Debian to an SSD or HDD is recommended, but this SD card will get you started.


$8

GnuBee USB-to-UART Adapter

Debugging made easy! The GnuBee USB-to-UART adapter comes equipped with a 3.5 mm plug to connect to the GnuBee Personal Cloud 2 (or 1). This debugging method is ubiquitous in the world of embedded systems.


$55

GnuBee PC2 Bare PCB

The GnuBee Personal Cloud 2 bare, unpopulated, printed circuit board for the true DIY'er. Components not included.

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Credits

GnuBee

FLOSS devices at reasonable prices.


L. D. Pinney

Founder and CTO

Xiaoping Pinney

Chairman Ping

Douglas Gazineu

Software Developer

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