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EFIKA MX Smarttop

Brand: Genesi
Product Code: Smarttop
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EFIKA MX Smarttop
EFIKA MX Smarttop EFIKA MX Smarttop

The EFIKA MX Smarttop is a network computer based around the EFIKA MX micro-motherboard and requires no more than 5W to fully operate.

The Efika MX features an optimized Linux kernel and a distribution that is a derivative of Ubuntu Maverick (10.10).

  • Low cost, low power ARM based computer
  • Complete open source software solution
  • No moving parts insuring long life

The Efika MX Smarttop is a cloud computer with the following specifications:

  • Freescale i.MX515 (ARM Cortex-A8 800MHz)
  • 3D Graphics Processing Unit
  • WXGA display support (HDMI)
  • Multi-format HD video decoder and D1 video encoder (currently not supported by the included software)
  • 512MB RAM
  • 8GB Internal SSD
  • 10/100Mbit/s Ethernet
  • 802.11 b/g/n WiFi
  • SDHC card reader
  • 2x USB 2.0 ports
  • Audio jacks for headset
  • Built-in speaker

Size: 160 x 115 x 20mm (smaller and thinner than a DVD case)
Weight: 250 grams (8.8 ounces)

User Manual

Linux installation and support for Efika MX is available here:

Additional Linux distribution support will be added as validation occurs.


"Upmarket feel...Impressive hardware...less than 5W"
Linux User - Issue 103 August 2011

Operating System
Family Linux
Version Ubuntu Maverick 10.10
Clock Speed 800MHz
Model Cortex-A8
ARM Version 7
Capacity 512Mb
Type DDR2 800MHz
Capacity 8GB
Type Internal MicroSD
Ethernet 1 x 10/100
WiFi b/g/n
Development Interface
Development Interface JTAG and Console Interface via DeBug Board
External Connectivity
SD Card Standard
USB 2 x 2.0
Bluetooth 2.1
Audio Output 3.5mm jack
Video Output 1 x HDMI
Other Features
List: Built in Speakers
Power Consumption 5V 2A