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Old 23rd July 2013
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Originally Posted by IdOp View Post
It could make sense for USB. Apparently the USB standard is somewhat vague and flexible, having room for "vendor defined" descriptors which could be proprietary, and has led to Windows-only USB devices.

Now, I doubt we'll see Windows on these fascinating new small systems anytime soon, so maybe this won't be that much of a problem.
Thanks for reply.
I think USB for these MK802* is standard. You can connect a wide range of devices to the minipc.

What I just remembered is another important hardware piece: NAND flash internal storage.
For writing this, I read that a special vendor protocol is used (something that only Rikomagic utlity can accomplish). Of course, there is a Linux utility (rkflashtool) that does the job (reported to work great), but it was developed via reverse engineering..

So yep, there could be a problem with the open hardware...
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