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by uxc
Mon Jun 15, 2015 5:34 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: PI2 RTC can't work PCF8563
Replies: 29
Views: 8671

Re: PI2 RTC can't work PCF8563

It looks like the problem has been resolved.

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sudo apt-get update 
sudo apt-get install util-linux
hwclock from util-linux 2.25.2 works fine with pcf8563.
by uxc
Thu Sep 18, 2014 10:18 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Model B availability
Replies: 18
Views: 3026

Re: Model B availability

Regarding Amazon sources - I know that there are some Model B units left here and there, I have bought around 500 units since Farnell and RS stopped selling them. But I need reliable supplier with good payment terms (60-90 days) like Farnell was. I never had such problems with chinese boards based o...
by uxc
Thu Sep 18, 2014 7:35 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Model B availability
Replies: 18
Views: 3026

Re: Model B availability

Lead time of 12 weeks is okay if the manufacturer or distributor is informing about it in proper way. In this case I still do not know if or when I will get RPI model B units. What is worse, the model B has been repleaced by model B+ in "just one day". There were no stock of model B at Farnell and R...
by uxc
Thu Jul 31, 2014 2:20 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Model B availability
Replies: 18
Views: 3026

Re: Model B availability

That you for quick response and action. I have just received call from Farnell with apologies, but they say that Model B will be back in October. Including current month (July) this is 3-4 months lack of supply. For industrial clients like us this is very bad news, for small industrial clients relay...
by uxc
Thu Jul 31, 2014 12:21 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Model B availability
Replies: 18
Views: 3026

Model B availability

When B+ launched Foundation was ensuring us that Model B will still be on sale. However I have now official confirmation from Farnell that they will no longer stock Model B. As we are using Model B for commercial applications and have long term contracts for delivery of high quantites of casings and...

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