Tiny PC sips power, runs Linux
[...] Because of its silent, low-power characteristics, the fit-PC is virtually maintenance free and ideal for 24/7 "install and forget" applications in the home, office, or classroom, Compulab said. The unit easily mounts to the wall, the underside of a desk, or the back of a flat-screen monitor. Its black anodized aluminum case serves as a heat sink, eliminating the need for a noisy fan.
Compulab lists the following additional features and specifications for the fit-PC:
40 GB hard drive Dual 100 Mbps Ethernet SXGA graphics controller, resolution to 1920 x 1440 2 USB 2.0 high speed ports Audio in/out interfaces RS-232 serial port Single 5V power supply Dimensions -- 4.7 x 4.6 x 1.6 inches (120 x 116 x 40 mm)Although the fit-PC comes with Linux pre-installed, Windows XP is "easily installable" via a USB CD-ROM drive, Compulab said. [...]
It costs $285 (plus $30 shipping and handling for U.S. buyers) and can be ordered from their website, which also has more information about the units: