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by art san
Wed Jun 06, 2012 9:22 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Kids and the 'Little Computer'
Replies: 13
Views: 2935

Re: Kids and the 'Little Computer'

Thanks Mark...this was a real cool post.
Enjoyed the sentiments it conveyed.
by art san
Wed Jun 06, 2012 5:43 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Farnell running late?
Replies: 6
Views: 1521

Re: Farnell running late?

adlambert wrote:My Farnell one arrived well before its quoted delivery date.
Perhaps there is hope for me after all.....my August 16th date may magically become June 16th, even July 16th ?????

We can hope !!???
by art san
Wed Jun 06, 2012 5:28 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: NO usb devices , no ethernet, no it's not power
Replies: 3
Views: 1322

Re: NO usb devices , no ethernet, no it's not power

OH SNAP!!! pulled out the oscilloscope and the 19.2Mhz crystal clocked fine but no go on the ethernet 25mhz. i thoughed and went crazy. I have a few 25mhz crystals we used here at the office for another priject so decided i would rather just change it out before shipping back to the uk. I just refl...
by art san
Sat Jun 02, 2012 12:22 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: These should be ON the shelves
Replies: 23
Views: 3284

Re: These should be ON the shelves

They are currently being made at a rate of multiple 1000's per day. The backlog should reduce quite quickly at that rate. BUT, the unexpectedly high orders initially has some impact of the ordering of components - which means there are upper limits on the quantities that can be made. i.e. More chip...
by art san
Fri Jun 01, 2012 7:58 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: RPi Power Supply
Replies: 38
Views: 19178

Re: RPi Power Supply

Glad to see that you were able to overcome the difficulties, and thanks for the reminder,
inexpensive parts/accessories are just not worth the headache.
In seeking the bargain price, we sometimes do ourselves a dis-service.

Art.
by art san
Fri Jun 01, 2012 7:13 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: People who PRE-ordered after 1 May...
Replies: 5
Views: 1683

Re: People who PRE-ordered after 1 May...

Hi akc, I ordered recently, past few days.......from Newark I think. I'm in the US. Entered my credit card info as it was requested...... OK, here it comes.....the delivery date i received from them is August 16th........Pretty sure it's not written in stone. Hoping for the best though. I also tried...
by art san
Thu May 31, 2012 4:23 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: RS or Newark
Replies: 10
Views: 1781

Re: RS or Newark

Cant I Order from AlliedElectronics(US RS branch) I registered/signed up with Allied Electronics, just recently......surprisingly I immediately received the name and local phone and fax number of an account manager. On my attempt to buy a Pi, they said they had none in stock, and had me leave my na...
by art san
Wed Mar 14, 2012 8:46 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: RaspberryPi heralds the next era of computing
Replies: 21
Views: 4110

Re: RaspberryPi heralds the next era of computing

<t>No question, the possibilities of the raspi seem endless...and this before they are in the hands of the general population. What surprises are in store when students and other imaginative folks get their hands on this awesome product. It's going to be a game changer, a whole new generation of ski...
by art san
Wed Mar 14, 2012 7:36 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: For the Beginners
Replies: 21
Views: 4456

Re: For the Beginners

<t>+ 1 for a Beginner's Forum. I do think however that once newbies like myself<br/> <br/> have a Pi in hand, the experts and well heeded will be more than forthcoming<br/> <br/> in offering all the assistance required. As will the Foundation, and lots of such<br/> <br/> info has already been provid...

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