Iyonix price slash offer, yawns stifledBy Chris Williams. Published: 2nd Sep 2004, 19:30:34 | Permalink | Printable
A panther that is positively still over a grandOver two months after the Merlin project ended its consultation process, Castle have announced yet another, apparently "fantastic", Iyonix special offer.
The price slash means you can save 200 quid on a Panther TC model of their now classic Iyonix range, provided you order this month. The Panther TC features the usual 600MHz XScale processor, RISC OS 5, 1GB of DDR RAM and 240GB of hard disc storage. Castle also have an LCD monitor offer going too, at the moment.
We're wondering just how much mileage is left in the Iyonix, which will, in terms of public awareness, turn two years old next month: is the design going to be another RiscPC beast, stumbling on and on for the next ten years?
After enticing us with tales of porting the RISC OS kernel to yonder ARM9, we're looking forward more to concrete announcements of new processor support, rather than, say, special offers aimed at users who either already have an Iyonix, or are waiting for a price slash that's substantially more than 12 percent.
Castle Iyonix website
Previous: VirtualAcorn moves "further forward"
Next: An introduction to IP networks
DiscussionViewing threaded comments | View comments unthreaded, listed by date | Skip to the end
Please login before posting a comment. Use the form on the right to do so or create a free account.
Search the archives
Today's featured article
Should the TCO of RISC OS be higher?
Show us the money
61 comments, latest by datawave on 16/06/05 5:07PM. Published: 17 Feb 2005
CJE absorbs Photodesk products
Graphics in stock
32 comments, latest by arenaman on 20/06/04 10:20AM. Published: 17 Jun 2004
News and media:
RISCOS Ltd •
RISC OS Open •
MW Software •
Advantage Six •
CJE Micros •
Liquid Silicon •
Chris Why's Acorn/RISC OS collection •
The Register •
The Inquirer •
Apple Insider •
BBC News •
Sky News •
Google News •