The Fujitsu Siemens S200 is one of the larger thin clients around. It's neatly packaged and, although not as power hungry as the s400, does carry the same warning label about using it vertically with a stand.
A datasheet I found on the S200 is dated July 2004.
The basic specs for the S200 are:
128MB (max 512MB?)
32 bit colors, 1600 x 1200 / 85 Hz
4 x USB2.0
Kybd & mouse
Dimensions H x W x D (mm) 246 x 48 x 177
My S200 came with eLux NG as the operating system.
The S200 has an internal power supply and uses a standard IEC connector.
The S200 is fitted with a Transmeta Crusoe clocked at 800MHz.
The Linux cpuinfo reports:
vendor_id : GenuineTMx86 cpu family : 5 model : 4 model name : Transmeta(tm) Crusoe(tm) Processor TM5800 stepping : 3 flags : fpu vme de pse tsc msr cx8 sep cmov mmx longrun lrti constant_tsc
00:00.0 Host bridge: Transmeta Corporation LongRun Northbridge (rev 03) 00:00.1 RAM memory: Transmeta Corporation SDRAM controller 00:00.2 RAM memory: Transmeta Corporation BIOS scratchpad 00:09.0 VGA compatible controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 315PRO PCI/AGP VGA Display Adapter 00:10.0 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 80) 00:10.1 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 80) 00:10.2 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 80) 00:10.3 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. USB 2.0 (rev 82) 00:11.0 ISA bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8235 ISA Bridge 00:11.1 IDE interface: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C586A/B/VT82C686/A/B/VT823x/A/C PIPC Bus Master IDE (rev 06) 00:11.5 Multimedia audio controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8233/A/8235/8237 AC97 Audio Controller (rev 50) 00:12.0 Ethernet controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT6102 [Rhine-II] (rev 74)
This is fairly straight forward. First remove the two screws that hold on the front cover. The front cover can then be gently slid forward. I found it to be a snug fit and it needed a bit of gentle encouragement to move. Next remove the two screws on the rear that hold on the top cover. This can then be removed.
The motherboard is labelled as a TR5670 Rev 1.33. Click on the photograph to get a more detailed view of the circuit board.
Flash: The board is fitted with an Compact Flash socket so increasing the size of the flash is easy. There is also a 40-pin IDE socket. I haven't yet experimented with that.
RAM: The board has a single SODIMM socket for DDR memory. Mine came fitted with a PC2700S 128MB part - MT4VDDT1664HG-335F3. A 256MB part worked. Currently I have no 512MB part to try. I believe the integrated northbridge of the TM5800 will only support up to 512MB of DDR RAM.
USB: There are two USB 2.0 sockets on the front and two on the rear.
PCI: There is a PCI socket. My S200 came with a riser card.
Note: The power supply in the S200 delivers only +5V. However the PCI bus standard does include -12V on pin B1 and +12V on pin A2. These voltages are absent on the S200. This may affect any PCI expansion card you fit. A prime example are PCI sound cards where the +12V supply line is often used to power the on-card audio amplifier. You may think there's a software problem as you have no sound, but in reality it's the final amplifier stage that isn't working.
There are a couple of ways out of this:
A typical 1A step-up converter available for <£2 on eBay.
Any comments? email me. Added May 2014 Last update March 2021