September 27, 2013 AT 1:15 pm

Handmade PirateBox

/u/Masada_ from Reddit posted his own handmade PirateBox

Masada_'s Handmade PirateBox

PirateBox is a self-contained mobile communication and file sharing device. Inspired by pirate radio and the free culture movement, PirateBox utilizes Free, Libre and Open Source software (FLOSS) to create mobile wireless file sharing networks where users can anonymously chat and share images, video, audio, documents, and other digital content.
The PirateBox can be built using a number of different configurations depending upon your needs and budget. The basic system consists of a lightweight web server connected to a wireless device. When users join the PirateBox wireless network and open a web browser, they are automatically redirected to the PirateBox welcome page. They can then begin uploading or downloading files.

/u/Masada_ posted several pictures inside his own box, provided a list of parts, and links to other PirateBox building resources. So check it out!


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