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The ODROID-HC1 is an embedded computing device designed to be used as an affordable and flexible solution for network attached storage (NAS). The HC1 allows a centralized file and data server for sharing and streaming multimedia files to all the devices on your network (or even outside your network) like phones, tablets, Smart TVs and TV boxes, laptops and desktops.The HC1 can easily run Samba, FTP, NFS, SSH, webservers, SQL, Docker, WordPress and other server software smoothly with full Linux distributions like Ubuntu, Debian, Arch and OMV.Although the ODROID-XU4 board is a powerful ARM board based on Exynos 5422 octa-core processor, many users have troubles because of bad USB cables, and/or poorly designed & badly supported USB to SATA bridge chipsets. Because of this, a new board called ODROID-HC1 (HC = Home Cloud) has been developed based on the ODROID-XU4 design to provide a solution that's both easier to use and even more affordable, and also includes a metal case and space for a 2.5″ hard drive or solid state drive.All less-necessary features for this use case have been removed from the original ODROID-XU4 primarily including the HDMI and eMMC connectors, external USB3.0 ports (now utilized internally for SATA and Gigabit Ethernet), power button, and boot selector switch. The specifications for ODROID-HC1 kit are listed below.Various storage devices have been tested including Seagate Barracuda 2 TB/5 TB HDDs, Samsung 500 GB HDD and 256 GB SSD, Western Digital 500 GB and 1 TB HDD, HGST 1TB HDD with UAS and S.M.A.R.T. functions.The fun part is that you can easily stack several ODROID-HC1 kits on top of each other, and it should be possible to use Ceph filesystem (Ceph FS) to enable the stacked boards to show as one logical volume.Links to compliance documentation available at the bottom of this listing.Additional items required to operate - see "NOT INCLUDED" section below

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