Martin Michlmayr

Thecus N2100

Thecus N2100 without cover

The mainboard

The mainboard

CPU and mini-PCI

SATA and Ethernet chips

Adding a serial connector

It is possible to add a serial console to the Thecus N2100. Please note that this is not necessary if you just want to install Debian rather than do low-level development work with this board.

SATA backplane showing the holes for the serial connector
Holes for the serial console are located on the SATA backplane.

Hard drive enclosure and the SATA backplane

Hard drive enclosure and the SATA backplane

With 9 pin header
After soldering a 9 pin header to the board...

SATA backplane and serial connector
... you can connect a serial connector.

Thecus N2100 with serial connector

Thecus N2100 with serial connector and Debian logo

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