The LASAT Masquerade 2 and later Masquerade PRO was created by LASAT Networks (later Eicon Networks). as part of a product line of self-contained SOHO all-in-one servers (firewall/NAT/router, mail server etc.)
Very few of these devices were ever shipped, but they still fulfill their original purpose very well.
The Debian project still uses two Masquerade PRO as MIPS autobuilders.
|Feature||Masquerade 2||Masquerade PRO|
|Processor||NEC VR4310||NEC R5000|
|Clock freq.||133/166 MHz||250 MHz|
|Network||2xAMD PCnet32 10/100Mbps||2xAMD PCnet32 10/100Mbps|
|IDE||CMD643 IDE controller||CMD643 IDE controller|
|Harddisk||Room for 1x3.5" HD||Room for 1x3.5" HD|
|RAM||??||128MB on-board SDRAM (100MHz)|
|Flash||??||4MB (compressed kernel image limited to 1MB)|
|Expansion||1xPCI slot||1xPCI slot|
|Other|| PICVUE 2x16 LCD display, DS1603 RTC, HIFN 9710 compression chip, Addreee Filter FPGA, Siemens PSB2115 ISDN BRI
PICVUE 2x16 LCD display, RTC, HDLC controller (V.35/X.25)
|Documentation||Design Specification||Design Specification|
|Linux-mips||2.6.15 tested OK|