«

»

Jan 10 2014

Mini router – GL-iNet (Part -1) – (Updated)

Mini router – GL-iNet (Part -1 )

Recently i got hold of this mini router GL-iNet, it is very much clone of TP-Link but, it has more and better specification. Details are available from their home page http://www.gl-inet.com

Due to it larger flash and ram memory, we can customise the router to run on OpenWRT too.

 

Model GL-iNet 6480A
CPU Atheros 9331  400MHZ
Ram / Flash Ram:DDR 64MB  / FLASH:8MB FLASH
Connection 1Wan , 1LAN , 1USB2.0 , 1Micro USB(Power)

GL-iNet

 

Below are are the tear down of GL-iNet, where you can see the CPU, RAM, Flash and others.

 

Top side of the PCB

IMG_8850

 

 

Bottom side of the PCB

IMG_8860

 

CPU: Atheros AR9331-AL1A

Atheros AR9331-AL1A

 

Power supply (micro USB) and Reset Button (GPIO 11)

MicroUSB Supply Reset Button

 

GPIO x 5 - 21, 22, 18, 19,20, GND ( Bottom to top)

GPIO x2

SPI 8MB Flash

SPI 8MB Flash

TTL Serial connection to Mac

TTL connect to Mac

LED LAN (GPIO 13) LED WIFI (GPIO 0)

 

1 comment

  1. Squonk

    Great posts!

    Can you share more information on the OpenWrt forum?
    https://forum.openwrt.org/viewtopic.php?pid=227822

    Do you know a source where to buy these?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *