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Pro Highly configurable
Pro Windows pre-installed option
If you want Windows you can buy the license during checkout and it will come pre-installed. This makes for a larger customer base to keep the company sustainable, and means you don't have to pay for a license to a product you won't use.
Pro DIY edition for fun, saving money
The DIY edition means you add some components yourself and is saves you several hundred dollars.
Pro Instructions for multiple linux distros
see the Support Forum
Pro Marketplace for spare parts
You can get additional or replacement parts easily.
Pro Right-to-Repair is a first class citizen
Started from a right-to-repair philosophy. This has also helped with resiliency against global supply chain issues.
Con New company
The company still has to be around to get replacement parts.