eCAFÉ™ EX HD (black) - Hercules

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An attractive and unique design that breaks with tradition!


  • Ultra flat and slim: only 1.1’’ thick in a compact format
  • Only 2.4 lbs:
    • One of the lightest on the market with all its connections!
  • 10.1" screen, comfortable "chiclet" keyboard with flat, separate keys
  • All the connectors are located on the sides for perfect accessibility

Meeting user’s identified mobility requirements


  • Return from standby in under 4 seconds
  • Over 13 hours’ battery life** in normal usage
  • HD 720p videos played seamlessly on the eCAFETM and HDMI socket for HD entertainment
  • Extensible Flash memory for storage: lighter, quicker, more reliable and perfectly adapted to suit everyone’s needs
  • No noise annoyance and low heat release (no fan) thanks to its high performance and low consumption ARM processor
  • Quick and simple data synchronisation and transfer between the eCAFETM and another computer (PC or MAC)
  • Connection to any Internet access point in complete simplicity
  • Touch keys for multimedia controls
  • A free application download center: games, desktop applications, entertainment, etc.
  • Permanent access to social networks (Facebook, Twitter, Flickr,, Frienfeed, Digg, Google Buzz, Jaiku, etc.)


*Battery life measured during a simulation in which the following applications were launched simultaneously or successively: word processing (1h), browsing the Internet via a WiFi connection (2hrs), gaming (1 hr), audio playback (3hrs), standard quality (1.5hr) and HD quality (3hrs) video playback, display via HDMI output (1.5hr).

Hercules eCAFÉTM Netbook Edition Operating System (Linux)


  • User-oriented operating system
  • Quick and intuitive to use
  • Adapted to netbook format
  • As comprehensive as on a standard desktop computer
  • Applications distributed according to theme for better browsing
  • Essential applications already installed: to have fun (games), communicate (instant messaging, etc.) and work (full desktop suite)
  • Safe: secure operating system not targeted by viruses


Total flexibility for advanced users


  • OpenSource operating system giving developers’ communities the possibility to:
    • Develop and port new applications,
    • Share the fruits of these developments with all users
    • Optimize the operating system
  • DIP Switch to start another operating system on the machine (other Linux distribution running on Arm, Android, etc.)


A comprehensive software suite


  • Hercules eCAFÉTM Sync : to transfer and manage your files simply between the eCAFE and your computer
    • Transfer your files (music, videos, photos, documents, Internet favourites, etc.) between the eCAFÉTM (SDHC memory extension card) and your computer (PC or MAC).
    • Nothing could be simpler: use the USB cable supplied to connect the eCAFÉTM to your computer
    • Note: The eCAFETM Sync software may be downloaded from the site and is available for Windows XP, Vista, 7, MAC OS X and Linux
  • Comprehensive desktop suite (word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, etc.) - compatible with Microsoft Office
  • The Empathy instant messaging application compatible with Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo, AIM and Google Talk
  • The Gwibber application covers all social networks: for permanent connection to Facebook, Twitter, Flickr,, Frienfeed, Digg, Google Buzz, Jaiku, etc.
  • The Totem video player, compatible with essential formats (AVI, DIVX, MPEG2, MPEG4, Xvid, H.264, MKV, MOV, 3GP, MP4, etc.)
  • Minitube (Youtube player): Create playlists, search for videos, download videos from the application
  • Rhythmbox audio player and music management: compatible with essential audio formats (MP3, ogg, aac, wave); manages playlists, podcasts, webradio, iPod compatible, tag management, Internet information recovery (album covers, lyrics, etc.)
  • Other applications for daily requirements: games, multimedia, communication, Internet browser, etc.
  • Dedicated online portal: forum, developers, etc.

 Colors and models may vary from one country to another.


Technical specifications


  • LED screen: 10.1 inch, 1024*600, high brightness
  • Storage: 16Gb extensible to 72Gb: 8Go Flash (iNAND) + 8Gb SDHC card + additional 50GB available online**
  • ARM CortexTM A8 FreescaleTM i.MX515 @ 800 MHz processor
  • RAM: 512 Mb
  • HDMI output
  • WiFi N technology
  • Battery: 6800 mAh (7.4V) for 13 hours +
  • Comfortable "chiclet" keyboard with flat, separate keys - 88% of a standard keyboard
  • 0.3MP webcam with built-in microphone
  • Connections: 3x USB, 1x Headset, 1x Microphone, 1x LAN RJ45, 1x DC-in 12V, 1x External card reader: SD/MMC/SDHC, 1x Internal card reader: SD/SDHC
  • DIP Switch
** Please see terms and conditions on our website.



Box contents


  • Hercules eCAFÉ
  • Power supply
  • Mini USB cable
  • Power cable
  • PDF manual
The US, SPA and POR/BRA versions will have EU and US power cables. The UK/EXPORT version will have EU and UK power cables.


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