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Offline AntiProtonBoy

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Re: Raspberry pi looks like a pretty good contendor against arduino
« Reply #60 on: February 08, 2012, 04:09:36 PM »
I tried signing up to their mailing list, and it gave me a 404.

I can't find an RSS feed for the actual blog site. I know the forum has one, but i don't want my feed flooded with random forum threads.
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Re: Raspberry pi looks like a pretty good contendor against arduino
« Reply #61 on: February 08, 2012, 04:24:31 PM »
Anyone think this may kill the arduino?

This is in no sense an Arduino killer. In fact, it's not even in the same niche at all. The Raspberry Pi is more of a competitor to the BeagleBoard.

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Re: Raspberry pi looks like a pretty good contendor against arduino
« Reply #62 on: February 08, 2012, 04:56:05 PM »
The RSS feed can be found at http://raspberrypi.org/feed . There's no RSS icon or text link, just a <link rel="alternate"> tag that shows up an "RSS" thing in some browsers.

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Re: Raspberry pi looks like a pretty good contendor against arduino
« Reply #63 on: February 08, 2012, 05:00:16 PM »
Much better, thanks. Interestingly, the RSS icon did not show on FF10. Weird.
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Re: Raspberry pi looks like a pretty good contendor against arduino
« Reply #65 on: February 29, 2012, 01:01:57 AM »
First time I'm glad I have to wake up at 6 am (CET, so 5am GMT) tomorrow, so I can be ready to order :)

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Re: Raspberry pi looks like a pretty good contendor against arduino
« Reply #66 on: March 01, 2012, 09:42:32 AM »
Im tempted to get one but i will wait for the rush to die down and the suppliers to bring there sites back up

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Re: Raspberry pi looks like a pretty good contendor against arduino
« Reply #67 on: March 01, 2012, 09:46:14 AM »
Can you load Ubuntu 12.10 onto a Rasberry Pi Model "B" that you don't have?
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Re: Raspberry pi looks like a pretty good contendor against arduino
« Reply #68 on: March 01, 2012, 12:22:41 PM »
I don't know but u can load up a vm that has the same specs and try that. Mine comes in the mail next week

Not if you are going to buy it of element 14 buy the $38 one not the $50 cut down version

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Re: Raspberry pi looks like a pretty good contendor against arduino
« Reply #69 on: March 01, 2012, 01:15:23 PM »
Mine comes in the mail next week
Will wait to see if this realises. I see lots of orders but have not as yet seen anyone on the planet actually having a Pi in the postbox. And as always we poor schmucks in the antipodes will not rate high on the global delivery schedule.

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Not if you are going to buy it of element 14 buy the $38 one not the $50 cut down version
Don't both versions of the board have the $20 dollar E14 tax applied?
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Re: Raspberry pi looks like a pretty good contendor against arduino
« Reply #70 on: March 01, 2012, 03:25:12 PM »
Mine comes in the mail next week
Will wait to see if this realises. I see lots of orders but have not as yet seen anyone on the planet actually having a Pi in the postbox. And as always we poor schmucks in the antipodes will not rate high on the global delivery schedule.

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Not if you are going to buy it of element 14 buy the $38 one not the $50 cut down version
Don't both versions of the board have the $20 dollar E14 tax applied?

I got confirmation email of expected delivery date of 5/3/2012 so I hope it is some time next week.  We pay gst so its $38 + gst delivered  It is an Australian distributor with Chinese manufacturer

O I apologize the $50 is the chip only no board is included

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Re: Raspberry pi looks like a pretty good contendor against arduino
« Reply #71 on: March 03, 2012, 01:31:31 AM »
Just noticed a credit card hit for $41.80 the cost of a Raspberry Pi which I ordered from Element 14.
Hope fully this indicates that the order has been filled? I've never ordered from Element 14 before so don't know what there billing practices are.

I'll find out soon, I hope.

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Re: Raspberry pi looks like a pretty good contendor against arduino
« Reply #72 on: March 03, 2012, 01:33:09 AM »
Generally they don't charge until they ship (so if your order is delivered from different warehouses over several days, you'll be charged for each shipment separately), but anything's possible!

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Re: Raspberry pi looks like a pretty good contendor against arduino
« Reply #73 on: March 03, 2012, 02:03:30 AM »
Just went and checked the order on the Element 14 website and it gives a status of back order  :(

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Re: Raspberry pi looks like a pretty good contendor against arduino
« Reply #74 on: March 03, 2012, 02:03:54 AM »
Is it a credit card charge? or a hold? I can't remember but generally they put a hold on the (total amount of) funds and then actually charge you a day or so after it ships. If they ship an order in multiple lots, they have an actual charge for each lot, and reduce the hold accordingly.

I've also got a *hold* for $41.80 on my card :)

02/03/2012   AUTHORISATION ONLY - EFTPOS PURCHASE AT FARNELL IN ONE CHESTER HILLAUSAU      $41.80


You will usually get an email with the ETA once they know when they'll get stock, and another invoice when it actually ships. Don't forget they only had 10,000 in the initial batch, with actual demand far far surpassing that :)
« Last Edit: March 03, 2012, 02:07:56 AM by metalphreak »


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