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by myisland
Mon Jul 10, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Unpleasant new board smell ?
Replies: 68
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Re: Unpleasant new board smell ?

I left it in the garage to air out. Just checked it and it still smells really toxic. It burns the sinus so that's more than just unpleasant. Did the Raspberry-pi police change my topic title? They were almost giving these boards away so maybe there was a bad batch.
by myisland
Fri May 26, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Unpleasant new board smell ?
Replies: 68
Views: 10688

Re: toxic new board smell ?

jamesh wrote:Also, where was your Pi made - should be in the silkscreening on the board.
Made in UK
by myisland
Thu May 25, 2017 5:34 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Unpleasant new board smell ?
Replies: 68
Views: 10688

Re: toxic new board smell ?

What smell? I don't ever recall any of my boards smelling bad. Perhaps a tiny chemical smell. But you'll live. Could be the epoxy. But I believe there's no lead. Unless there's something wrong with yours. Maybe yours got contaminated. I'm hoping that a knowledgeable person, perhaps from manufacturi...
by myisland
Thu May 25, 2017 1:41 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Unpleasant new board smell ?
Replies: 68
Views: 10688

Unpleasant new board smell ?

Just opened my new Pi 3 and it really smells bad right out of the box. Reminiscent of old toxic electronic boards. Is this odor going to go away?

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