The 5200B-based version of the EfikaPPC mainboard has been discontinued and was replaced with the EFIKA MXWhile the EfikaPPC is no longer in stock at Genesi, it is still available with resellers.

The EfikaPPC is a performance evaluation board based around the MPC5200B Power Architecture System-on-Chip from NXP Semiconductors. The specifications are as follows:

  • NXP (Freescale) MPC5200B System-on-Chip up to 400MHz
  • 118mm x 153mm x 38mm
  • 128MB 266MHz DDR RAM
  • 44-pin IDE connector
  • 10/100Mbit/s Ethernet
  • 2x USB ports
  • 1x RS232 Serial port
  • Stereo Audio out, Microphone and Line-input
  • 33/66MHz PCI with bundled 90° AGP riser slot
  • RoHS Compliant

EfikaPPC provides small form factor design and high performance and integration, for multiple embedded, thin client, industrial applications, from a single board. Example product solutions include:

  • Thin-Client for X or Windows Terminal Server (rdesktop) displays
  • Home Theater satellite, to relay recorded or downloaded TV shows and movies around the home
  • High power-use/performance-ratio cluster node
  • Industrial control and robotics
  • VOIP/Video Phone connected to a TV
  • Webcam Security solution

By utilising CHRP-compliant IEEE 1275 Firmware, a variety of Operating Systems are available for the platform and in particular Genesi offers the following Power Developer Support Site. More information on Operating Systems available for the EfikaPPC can be found here.