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GL-Inet.com creates nice clones of TP-Link WR-703 routers. They run OpenWRT out of the box, and have 2 ethernet interfaces, a 2.4Ghz Wifi (802.11n) radio, a usb2.0 port and 5 free GPIO ports. The first batch of 10 devices has arrived (2014/04/19)
 
 
 
[[File:Gl-inet.png|thumb|right|GL-Inet]]
 
[[File:Gl-inet.png|thumb|right|GL-Inet]]
 
[[File:GLiNet_05_1200_tech-blog.jpg|thumb|right|GL-Inet]]
 
[[File:GLiNet_05_1200_tech-blog.jpg|thumb|right|GL-Inet]]
 
[[File:GLiNet_03_1200_tech-blog.jpg|thumb|right|GL-Inet]]
 
[[File:GLiNet_03_1200_tech-blog.jpg|thumb|right|GL-Inet]]
 
[[File:GLiNet_06_1200_tech-blog.jpg|thumb|right|GL-Inet]]
 
[[File:GLiNet_06_1200_tech-blog.jpg|thumb|right|GL-Inet]]
[[File:GLiNet_07_1200_tech-blog.jpg|thumb|right|GL-Inet]]
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[[File:GLiNet_07_1200_tech-blog.jpg|thumb|right|GL-Inet vs TP WR-703]]
[[File:GLiNet_11_1200_tech-blog.jpg|thumb|right|GL-Inet]]
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[[File:GLiNet_11_1200_tech-blog.jpg|thumb|right|GL-Inet board]]
  
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GL-Inet.com creates nice clones of TP-Link WR-703 routers. They run OpenWRT out of the box, and have 2 ethernet interfaces, a 2.4Ghz Wifi (802.11n) radio, a usb2.0 port and 5 free GPIO ports. Available on dealextreme/alibaba or in the RevSpace vending machine.
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== RevSpace images and packages ==
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Alternative  packages and install-images for OpenWrt (trunk) for GL-Connect GL-iNet v1 (GL-iNet-6416A) devices,
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Build-environment for the GL-Inet, [http://glinet.sigio.nl/ http://glinet.sigio.nl/].
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You will need the openwrt-ar71xx-generic-gl-inet-v1-squashfs-factory.bin file, md5sum ad2164a70e4ccc9a40f77bf49d3bb472
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Note that using a custom build means you can't use the normal repositories for kernel-packages.
  
 
==Specifications==
 
==Specifications==
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|Model || GL-iNet 6408A / 6416A
 
|Model || GL-iNet 6408A / 6416A
 
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|CPU || Atheros 9331  400MHZ
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|CPU || '''Atheros AR9330''' rev 1 - MIPS 24Kc V7.4 (265.42 BogoMIPS) 400Mhz
 
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|Rom/Ram || Ram DDR 64MB Rom 8MB (6408A), 16M (6416A)
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|Ram || DDR 64MB
 
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| Interface || 2x Gigabit RJ-45 (LAN/WAN), 1x USB2.0, 1x 1Micro USB(Power)
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|Rom || 8MB (6408A), '''16M (6416A)'''
 
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| LED  || Wirless, Power
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|Interface || 2× 100mbit/s RJ-45 (LAN/WAN), 1× USB2.0, 1× Micro USB (power)
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|LED  || Red and green. When both turned on amber-ish.
 
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|Wireless || IEEE802.11n/g/b、IEEE802.3、IEEE802.3u
 
|Wireless || IEEE802.11n/g/b、IEEE802.3、IEEE802.3u
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|Button || Press to toggle wireless radio; Press and hold for 8 seconds to restore factory default settings
 
|Button || Press to toggle wireless radio; Press and hold for 8 seconds to restore factory default settings
 
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|Antenna || On-board
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|Antenna || Inverted F PCB trace antenna DN007 *1 https://www.ti.com/lit/an/swru120b/swru120b.pdf http://hackaday.com/2014/02/28/pcb-antenna-reference-designs/
 
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|Browser Support || Chrome/Safari/Firefox/IE8-IE10
 
|Browser Support || Chrome/Safari/Firefox/IE8-IE10
 
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|Mobile APP || Android, IOS
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|Mobile app || Android, iOS (links plz!)
 
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|Dynamic DNS || Free build-in dynamic DNS
 
|Dynamic DNS || Free build-in dynamic DNS
 
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|USB Storage Support || Support FAT32/EXFAT/EXT4/ETX3/EXT2/NTFS. FAT32/NTFS suggested. You may need separate power supply for your mass USB storage disk.
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|USB Storage Support || Support FAT32/EXFAT/EXT4/ETX3/EXT2/NTFS. FAT32/NTFS suggested.
 
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|USB Webcam Support || MJPG or YUV
 
|USB Webcam Support || MJPG or YUV
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|DIY Features || Uboot web interface; Uart soldered;  5 GPIO
 
|DIY Features || Uboot web interface; Uart soldered;  5 GPIO
 
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|Power Supply |5V/1A micro USB
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|Power Supply || 5V/1A micro USB (not included @ RevSpace market)
 
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|Size || 58mm*58mm*22mm
 
|Size || 58mm*58mm*22mm
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|Weight || 42g (router only)
 
|Weight || 42g (router only)
 
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|Power Consumption || Less than 1watt
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|Power Consumption || Less than 1 watt
 
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|Temperature || Working temperature 0 tot 45 Storage Temperature -40 tot 70
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|Temperature || Working temperature 0°C - 45°C. Storage Temperature -40°C - 70°C
 
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[[File:Glinet-pinout.png|thumb|right|GL-Inet Pinout]]
 
[[File:Glinet-pinout.png|thumb|right|GL-Inet Pinout]]
  
The device runs OpenWRT out of the box, but it's quite easy to build your own image. Currently revspace has 1 GL-inet 16MB device, and an order has been made for a batch of 20, which should arrive somewhere around the end of April 2014.
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The device runs OpenWRT out of the box, but it's quite easy to build your own image.
  
It might be interesting to host a local build-environment for the GL-Inet, as building a custom build means you can't use the normal repositories for kernel-packages.
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==Serial settings==
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* Baudrate: 115200
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* Handshake: none
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* Flow-control: none
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==External antenna==
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Maxell's shopping list for the external antenna modification.
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* IPX naar RP-SMA pigtail, RG178: [http://www.ebay.nl/itm/U-fl-IPX-to-RP-SMA-Female-pigtail-cable-RG178-for-Antenna-wifi-network-card-/370914212565]
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* Surface mount IPX: [http://www.ebay.nl/itm/10pcs-Connector-IPX-female-jack-solder-PCB-surface-SMD-SMT-vertical-mount-/281127253719]
  
 
==Links==
 
==Links==
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Build instructions for OpenWRT: https://gitlab.com/Raymii/openwrt-gl-inet/tree/master
 
Build instructions for OpenWRT: https://gitlab.com/Raymii/openwrt-gl-inet/tree/master
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OpenWRT Forum topic: https://forum.openwrt.org/viewtopic.php?id=47715&p=2
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Images: http://galeria.tech-blog.pl/GLiNet/
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More images: http://shiki.tk/?p=2888
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External antenna: http://shiki.tk/?p=2940
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LAG Project page: https://wiki.laglab.org/Gl.inet

Revision as of 23:00, 15 June 2014

Project GL-Inet
Status In progress
Contact User:FooBar
Last Update 2014-06-15
GL-Inet
GL-Inet
GL-Inet
GL-Inet
GL-Inet vs TP WR-703
GL-Inet board

GL-Inet.com creates nice clones of TP-Link WR-703 routers. They run OpenWRT out of the box, and have 2 ethernet interfaces, a 2.4Ghz Wifi (802.11n) radio, a usb2.0 port and 5 free GPIO ports. Available on dealextreme/alibaba or in the RevSpace vending machine.

RevSpace images and packages

Alternative packages and install-images for OpenWrt (trunk) for GL-Connect GL-iNet v1 (GL-iNet-6416A) devices, Build-environment for the GL-Inet, http://glinet.sigio.nl/. You will need the openwrt-ar71xx-generic-gl-inet-v1-squashfs-factory.bin file, md5sum ad2164a70e4ccc9a40f77bf49d3bb472

Note that using a custom build means you can't use the normal repositories for kernel-packages.

Specifications

Model GL-iNet 6408A / 6416A
CPU Atheros AR9330 rev 1 - MIPS 24Kc V7.4 (265.42 BogoMIPS) 400Mhz
Ram DDR 64MB
Rom 8MB (6408A), 16M (6416A)
Interface 2× 100mbit/s RJ-45 (LAN/WAN), 1× USB2.0, 1× Micro USB (power)
LED Red and green. When both turned on amber-ish.
Wireless IEEE802.11n/g/b、IEEE802.3、IEEE802.3u
Button Press to toggle wireless radio; Press and hold for 8 seconds to restore factory default settings
Antenna Inverted F PCB trace antenna DN007 *1 https://www.ti.com/lit/an/swru120b/swru120b.pdf http://hackaday.com/2014/02/28/pcb-antenna-reference-designs/
Browser Support Chrome/Safari/Firefox/IE8-IE10
Mobile app Android, iOS (links plz!)
Dynamic DNS Free build-in dynamic DNS
USB Storage Support Support FAT32/EXFAT/EXT4/ETX3/EXT2/NTFS. FAT32/NTFS suggested.
USB Webcam Support MJPG or YUV
Firmware upgrade One-click upgrade; auto upgrade.
DIY Features Uboot web interface; Uart soldered; 5 GPIO
Power Supply 5V/1A micro USB (not included @ RevSpace market)
Size 58mm*58mm*22mm
Weight 42g (router only)
Power Consumption Less than 1 watt
Temperature Working temperature 0°C - 45°C. Storage Temperature -40°C - 70°C

OpenWRT

GL-Inet Pinout

The device runs OpenWRT out of the box, but it's quite easy to build your own image.


Serial settings

  • Baudrate: 115200
  • Handshake: none
  • Flow-control: none

External antenna

Maxell's shopping list for the external antenna modification.

  • IPX naar RP-SMA pigtail, RG178: [1]
  • Surface mount IPX: [2]

Links

OpenWRT Patch: https://dev.openwrt.org/ticket/15632

Build instructions for OpenWRT: https://gitlab.com/Raymii/openwrt-gl-inet/tree/master

OpenWRT Forum topic: https://forum.openwrt.org/viewtopic.php?id=47715&p=2

Images: http://galeria.tech-blog.pl/GLiNet/

More images: http://shiki.tk/?p=2888

External antenna: http://shiki.tk/?p=2940

LAG Project page: https://wiki.laglab.org/Gl.inet