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_hm
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Wonderful product!
_hm   3/1/2012 8:57:43 PM
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Wondeful product! Kudos to innovators / designers.

 

 

Cryptoman
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How flexible is it?
Cryptoman   3/1/2012 7:15:29 PM
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I wonder how easy it is to run a non-Linux OS on Raspberry PI. I am sure it has very good support for Linux drivers but how about others? Can one easily use this cheap and capable hardware platform to run other operating systems? (I know it does not support Windows.) Another question is how friendly is it when it comes to debugging tools etc.

Eldredge
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Re: Supply and demand
Eldredge   3/1/2012 7:11:39 PM
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@Hospice:  You're right, it is. I pictured it as a building block that, at such a reasonable price, could be dedicated to a specific task.

Hospice_Houngbo
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Re: Supply and demand
Hospice_Houngbo   3/1/2012 6:56:38 PM
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@eldredge:

"sort of the hareware version of an App!"

It is more than that. This is a fully functional computer that can be used to run millions of apps...

Barbara Jorgensen
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Re: RE : Distributors Sell Out of Raspberry Pi in Hours
Barbara Jorgensen   3/1/2012 9:10:38 AM
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@anandvy: The beauty of catalogs is they are geography-neutral. You can order the Raspberry Pi from either PF or RS no matter where you are located. RS expects more stock next week; PF will probably get more at the same time.

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Re: Supply and demand
Eldredge   3/1/2012 8:22:42 AM
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@Barbara:  I agree - this is the perfect platform for a hobbyist. It is priced low enough that it could be used as a building block in projects....sort of the hareware version of an App!

Jacob
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Re: Supply and demand
Jacob   3/1/2012 5:18:02 AM
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Barbara, cost of the device is very less and its only $35, which is very low when compare with similar products. I think thatís the first lot and in coming lots there may be a chance for increase the price based on demands. Thatís a general strategy for capturing business and letís waits and sees about their pricing policy in coming days.

anandvy
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Re: Supply and demand
anandvy   3/1/2012 2:26:44 AM
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why can't it be sold as a product in a neately packaged in enclosure so that this can be used as a PC at home.

@elctrnx_lyf, that is a very good idea but the only disadvantage is it would push the cost of the product higher. And I am not sure if people will buy this if manufacturers increase the price of the product. I think the whole idea of the project is to keep the product simple and raw.


anandvy
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RE : Distributors Sell Out of Raspberry Pi in Hours
anandvy   3/1/2012 1:20:05 AM
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@Barbara, thanks for the post. Is it true that currently Raspberry Pi is only available to U.K. customers ? How long we need to wait before we can order it from outside UK ?

elctrnx_lyf
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Re: Supply and demand
elctrnx_lyf   3/1/2012 12:36:21 AM
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looks great, why can't it be sold as a product in a neately packaged in enclosure so that this can be used as a PC at home.

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