The Fujitsu Siemens A250 is a small and neat unit that is similar in style to the VXL Percio. There is no date of manufacture on the unit but the BIOS carries a date of 2007 and the data sheet on Fujitsu's site is dated January 2008.
The basic specs for the A250 are:
256MB (max ?)
256Mb (max ?)
1600 x 1200 32-bit colour
3 x USB2.0
Kybd & mouse
Dimensions H x W x D (mm) 195 x 152 x 43
The operating system is eLux NG. (see www.myelux.com). I actually bought this unit new for £10 plus postage and it comes with unlicenced software - you can apparently run it 38 times before it goes on strike if you haven't entered a valid licence number by then.
The A250 uses a small external power supply that provides a 12V 2A supply.
Like the VXL Percio the operating system is stored on a Compact Flash card that is concealed behind a cover on the left-hand side, so a change of operating system/flash memory size is just a matter of what is inserted here.
Unusually for modern thin clients the on-board IDE interface is a 40-pin one (CDROM/3.5" drive) rather than the more usual 44-pin laptop style.
As you can see from the photograph the RAM is a standard 200-pin SODIMM. The one fitted carries a label 256MB DDR 333 (aka PC-2700).
Click on the photograph to get a more detailed view of the circuit board.
Any comments? email me. Last update August 2010