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3Com Ergo Audrey

  • Geode GX1 CPU @ 200MHz
  • 32 MB RAM
  • 16 MB Flash


The 3Com Audrey was sold in the US only for a brief period from October 17, 2000 until June 1, 2001. It was the only product released from the company's "Ergo" initiative. It was sold for 499 USD.


  • Fully working, spotless condition.
  • Including original box, packaging, cables,...
  • Compatible 3com USB ethernet adapter
  • Power supply is 110V (added adapter to 220V)


Get root shell.

Increased the color depth from 8 to 12 bit so that images in the browser look better.

Changed the ntp servers but still time sync fails at boot.

To Do

  • Fix the ntp. Now every startup you have to enter the date/time manually, this is very annoying.
  • Find a suitable (old 32M) compact flash card and make a backup of the system as described here