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Weather station with API access

For those looking for a Weather station with an API i found some (not ordered): Ambient Weather JSON Formatted Data Connection secured by key Lot of weather stations (from $100 to $1000) ...
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general mini-ITX recommendations

TL;DR: Option 3 (way down at the bottom) with a Node 202 Because upgradability and the experience with your son seem to be important to you, I'm going to rule laptops, NUCs, and other prebuilt ...
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Tiny motherboard with full functionality?

To translate your dimensions into normal terms, you're looking for a Mini-ITX (or Mini-DTX) board. I'd recommend the Asus H110I-PLUS/CSM, $86 from Newegg: 6.7" x 6.7" Socket LGA1151 Two RAM slots ...
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Cheap and small server for home / small business installation

Unless your LAMP stack will see high load, the Raspberry Pi 3 is a perfect choice for your purposes. It can even be overclocked decently if you add a few small heatsinks to its chip surfaces. I have ...
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NUC class system with dual ethernet ports

Here's my experiment with Intel NUC: I managed to add a second nic by cutting a hole in NUC. (i3, 8GB, flash drive as boot device) More details here: https://serialize.wordpress.com/2019/03/08/...
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Cheap and small server for home / small business installation

If you are looking for the next 5 years of life, why not look at a (refurbished) Dell Small Form Factor PC? A core i3 or i5 (I recommend the latter) will be more than enough for 5+ years of use, plus ...
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Handheld device for programming

I was going to suggest a phone with a good slide-out keyboard such as the Sony Experia Mini, but re-reading your question I noticed you are happy with larger devices possibly up to a tablet device. I ...
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Cheap PC with 8GB of RAM

If you are looking just for a PC without a monitor,speakers, keyboard...(considering you have those). Budget might go bit over the 270$ limit. This would be a perfect PC. You can also buy these parts ...
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NUC class system with dual ethernet ports

Consider the Logic Supply ML100G-10. RAM is a single SODIMM CPU is an Intel Celeron mSATA drive 2×1GbE NUC My company uses a lot of NUC-class machines. While I have no experience with this ...
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Is there a mini-laptop I can buy?

GPD is THE brand for such toys. But your list of requirements I think isn't realistic (and in a way not even relevant.) Even normal big laptops don't usually match those specs so why would you look ...
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Upgrading the motherboard, CPU and memory on a 10 year old ITX system

Upgrade Effectiveness Without more context usually I would assume that a GPU, then CPU upgrade would be the most effective at handling ML proccessing than anything else. While being a slightly older ...
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Is it possible to replace an internal laptop fan with a different model?

Laptop fans / coolers are in general not interchangable because of small sizing and propriotary cooling. But laptops and mini/pc's are not the same. Some mini pc's (like some raspberry pi's) use ...
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Small mini-itx case with support for PCIe 4.0 GPUs

SSUPD Meshlicious should fit your needs. The riser they use, by LINKUP, is also available alone so you can order one of those. But you need to check case compatibility. A comment on H1: it's been ...
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Replacing 13 year old tower with a mini PC like system

I haven't used it myself but one I've got my eye on with a view to maybe getting a couple of them in the not too distant future is the Kingdel NC860 Mini Desktop Computer (https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/...
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Replacing 13 year old tower with a mini PC like system

It shouldn't matter if it's marketed for office use. If it has the specs you need, which it sounds like it does, it should work fine for your use case. Double check that it has any ports that are ...
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USB C 3.1 Mini PC capable of running Linux

Multiple Intel NUCs meet all those specifications, except for the power supply by USB-C (they all include their own power supply). Intel themselves confirms QHD compatibility on at least one model.
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Linux miniPC for collecting data from sensors

A Raspberry Pi or Intel NUC would be your best bets. You would have to purchase a HAT or USB GSM module for the Pi. The NUC will accept the USB version.
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Small server for NAS/SAN

Take a look at the Udoo Bolt or their other products. Basically that's an x86 SBC with proper RAM slots. Edit: I forgot about dual Ethernet requirement. You could possibly go for a USB 3.0 adapter if ...
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Low cost quad-core mini pc options

You can check the specification below to build a PC Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 3400G ( CPU Cores: 4; Threads: 8; GPU Cores: 11; Base Clock: 3.7GHz; Max Boost Clock: 4.2 GHz; Memory Channels: 2) $145 ...
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Mini USB Powered Speaker

You've got a couple of problems with your spec and will need to work around them to proceed. First, a USB connected speaker would need its own audio adapter onboard, or drivers that interface with ...
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Weather station with API access

I've used the Crodeon weather station and they offer a Rest API by default. Worked really well for me. Solar power is optional and your can configure a measurement interval of up to 30 seconds. I don'...
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Mini PC - low power cunsumption - fanless - running 24*7 - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64-bits

I know it is not totally fanless, but Intel NUCs are pretty good for what you want. They aren't that expensive and have pretty good performance and upgradeability and they are small. For example this ...
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I need a extremely small display for a chip computer

Check this one for $24 HDMI Port, don't use Touch Pins, just connect it to power and HDMI port. PAL/NTFS around $20 check this one Or this one 48$ with VGA-HDMI-PAL/NTFS Port
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low power computer I can use for DIY NAS with Crashplan

I ended up keeping the Intel CS125, and just returned the 4TB drive, as I technically didn't need that much space yet. For now 2TB will be fine. But after talking with Intel support, they suggested ...
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Fanless mini-itx motherboard with a 4x-16x PCI-e slot for OpenBSD project?

Lowest Cost option: ECS KAM1-I (V1.0) AM1 $25 Number of Memory Slots 2×240pin Memory Standard DDR3 1600 non-ECC, Un-buffered Maximum Memory Supported 16GB Channel Supported ...
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Cheap and small server for home / small business installation

I recently (2 month ago) bought a HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 G1610T. Here is what you get for about 170€ (Here in Germany on amazon) at the lowest configuration: 4 SATA III drive bays One internal ...
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Cheap and small server for home / small business installation

The security is also important so that I can load updates to it over next 5 years. So, you want to keep this device for at leats 5 years, why not make a long time investment? I would recomend the ...
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NUC class system with dual ethernet ports

Its not exactly an NUC, but I ended up going with ars technica's recommendation and ordered something similar from Qotom (went with a core i3, 4gb of ram, and 128gb ssd, since I may choose to run ...
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Fanless mini PC for Linux

There is a IPC2 (Intense PC) mini PC (and similar) which comes with 4th/5th generation of Intel® Core™ i7 Processors and it is compatible with with Linux and Windows. Please check the product page at ...
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Cheapest x86 machine?

Atomic Pi, ~$35 on Amazon. Runs an Atom X5 Z3850 CPU (quadcore, with 2GB of RAM, and 16GB SSD), very energy efficient. Good for Linux, not Windows.
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