Morex Cubid 2688R Review
Posted on October 3, 2002
Looking Inside the
Opening the case reveals an internal layout
almost identical to the 2677. The small twin fans to cool
the Hard Drive and PCI card are the same - though initial
product shots showed a large fan set further back. Maybe they
changed their minds with this one.
The CD drive cage and Hard Drive cage are
the same as on the 2677...
..the DC-DC converter underneath the cage
is the same...
...but on removal the full glory of the additional
USB electronics is revealed
LAN Activity LED and Front Switches
The long yellow/white cable is marked "LAN
LED". Unless we're missing something, there's no header
for a LAN activity light on the current EPIA motherboards,
so this must be for when an Ethernet PCI card with one is
plugged into the board. As there is already Ethernet built-in,
this scenario will probably only occur when the EPIA is being
used as a cable modem firewall. Perhaps this is for the forthcoming
Here's the LEDs close up. It's quite difficult
to photograph black things.
And again, this time with the slim rectangular
power and reset buttons. Morex obviously got bored with the
round ones on the 2677.