Iyonix PC


Iyonix PC

The Iyonix PC is an Acorn-clone personal computer from Castle Technology.

Features include:

* Intel XScale 80321 600 MHz 32-bit processor
* two 64-bit and two 32-bit PCI slots
* RISC OS version 5 in hardware ROM module
* support for the Linux operating system [http://www.drobe.co.uk/riscos/artifact673.html]

Being the first substantial new computer for the Acorn "RISC OS/ARM" platform since the Risc PC Fact|date=September 2008, the Iyonix PC fills a key position for RISC OS users Fact|date=September 2008. It is comparable with what the Phoebe PC should have been had Acorn not chosen in 1998 to withdraw from the personal computer market Fact|date=September 2008.

Units first went on sale in December 2002.

On 25th September 2008, Castle Technology announced that production of the Iyonix PC had ceased and that new units would no longer be available to order. The company pledged to provide on-going support via the Iyonix website, the dealer network and email.

External links

* [http://www.iyonix.com/ Iyonix website]
* [http://www.iconbar.com/hardware/iyonix/ Iyonix review by The Icon Bar]
* [http://www.drobe.co.uk/features/artifact504.html Iyonix review]
* [http://www.drobe.co.uk/extra/PR07-IYONIXproductiontocease.txt Announcement of end of production]


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