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by rgmward
Fri Sep 07, 2012 8:56 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: pi resellers - RS or Farnell products?
Replies: 5
Views: 1545

pi resellers - RS or Farnell products?

Hi, With the new news that Farnell are now doing production of the v2 boards in the UK, It got me thinking where do the resellers get their production done? I am guessing that Maplin are not producting themselves, and are sourcing from either Farnell or RS. so my question, if I order from Maplin, wi...
by rgmward
Tue May 15, 2012 8:52 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: The new forums are here!
Replies: 115
Views: 22148

Re: The new forums are here!

Can i request that the ability to print the forums is looked at. the print layout appears to use a lot of paper - a single page of comments takes about 14 pages!!! the header alone is 1 page. i don;t know phpbb, but i guess there is some way to add a print style sheet? this would be good for the new...
by rgmward
Fri May 11, 2012 5:49 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Invitation to order from RS
Replies: 575
Views: 89423

Re: Invitation to order from RS

<t>Hi all,<br/> <br/> just to add another successful delivery today.<br/> <br/> I came home from work this evening to find an RS branged jiffy bag sitting next to the front door!  Glad no one nicked it!<br/> <br/> I did not receive an 'it has been dispated' email, and delivery was successfully made ...
by rgmward
Wed May 09, 2012 7:27 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Your item is being despatched
Replies: 61
Views: 10281

Re: Your item is being despatched

<t>Hi,  just to add another perspective.<br/> <br/> i ordered on Friday from the RS invitation to order email.<br/> <br/> order number is 177X<br/> <br/> however, i have not yet received a dispatch email from parcelforce - but that may be because I have delivery to a non-uk address.  I am still hopi...
by rgmward
Fri May 04, 2012 9:37 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Invitation to order from RS
Replies: 575
Views: 89423

Re: Invitation to order from RS

<t>mc349 said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Thought people might be interested in the price (to UK).<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Rasp Pi £21.60<br/> <br/> <br/> Tax<br/> £4.32<br/> <br/> <br/> Standard Delivery (Despatch expected within 7 working days)<br/> £4.95<br/> <br/> <br/> Total<br/> £30.87<br/> <br/> ...
by rgmward
Fri May 04, 2012 9:15 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Invitation to order from RS
Replies: 575
Views: 89423

Re: Invitation to order from RS

<t>rgmward said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I am getting this as well <br/> <br/> i think they had the same problem with the first batch that went out, but have not been able to find the solution.<br/> <br/> I was really excited for 5 minutes when i got the email until i found out i could not actually order!...
by rgmward
Fri May 04, 2012 9:04 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Invitation to order from RS
Replies: 575
Views: 89423

Re: Invitation to order from RS

<t>I am getting this as well <br/> <br/> i think they had the same problem with the first batch that went out, but have not been able to find the solution.<br/> <br/> I was really excited for 5 minutes when i got the email until i found out i could not actually order!!!<br/> <br/> i tried on google ...
by rgmward
Fri May 04, 2012 8:41 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Shop?
Replies: 4
Views: 1084

Re: Shop?

I was wondering the same - it was about a month ago the latest news was 'next week' if i remember correctly.

as i have still a long wait for my raspberry pi, i was hoping that a tshirt may stop me getting too impatient!
by rgmward
Wed May 02, 2012 1:25 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Email from Farnell
Replies: 223
Views: 38476

Re: Email from Farnell

<t>darrencuk said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I too have had the shipped email.<br/> <br/> I ordered on the 29 Feb at 8:14am. I am in the UK.<br/> <br/> <br/> i am not envious (much).  I ordered at exactly the same time, but had the email last week saying delivery before the end of June <br/> <br/> it looks ...
by rgmward
Fri Apr 27, 2012 12:48 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Email from Farnell
Replies: 223
Views: 38476

Re: Email from Farnell

<t>Beanz said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Just received an Email.<br/> <br/> Ordered when they sent emails out for people who had registered interest on about 1st April, have been given confirmation that i'd receive the pi before the end of June.<br/> <br/> Not to bad considering how many people pre ordered ...
by rgmward
Fri Apr 27, 2012 11:58 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Email from Farnell
Replies: 223
Views: 38476

Re: Email from Farnell

<t>Franxois said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Hi,<br/> <br/> I just can't understand. I made my order at 7h10 ferbruary the 29th, i mean 10 minutes after the lanch, on fr.farnell.com and I just received this email with "we can now confirm that your Raspberry Pi will be delivered by the end of June"<br/> <br/>...
by rgmward
Thu Apr 26, 2012 9:31 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Re: Status Updates (a.k.a where's my pi at?)
Replies: 66
Views: 47768

Re: Status Updates (a.k.a where's my pi at?)

<t>Crundy said:<br/> <br/> <br/> Same here. I couldn't even get on Farnell's site on launch day (29/2?), so I registered with RS and have only had emails about compliance testing. A bit miffed that Farnell customers are getting theirs already and RS customers have got nothing.<br/> <br/> <br/> That ...
by rgmward
Thu Apr 26, 2012 6:52 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: External Battery that runs the Pi
Replies: 18
Views: 5945

Re: External Battery that runs the Pi

<r>personally, I have recently bought one of htese 7000mah batteries for charging my android phone while travelling<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.amazon.fr/gp/produc.....00_s00_i00">http://www.amazon.fr/gp/produc.....00_s00_i00</URL><br/> <br/> i realised last night that this might be an interesti...
by rgmward
Tue Apr 24, 2012 12:00 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: tweet about psu inefficiency...
Replies: 13
Views: 3131

Re: tweet about psu inefficiency...

<t>Phil Spiegel said: <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> I remember reading an article a few years ago about how the average UK home could save a lot of money in wasted electricity if the houses were wired with 2 electrical circuits – standard 240v and 9v – so that we would only have the 1 step down tran...
by rgmward
Tue Apr 24, 2012 9:11 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: tweet about psu inefficiency...
Replies: 13
Views: 3131

Re: tweet about psu inefficiency...

<t>I remember reading an article a few years ago about how the average UK home could save a lot of money in wasted electricity if the houses were wired with 2 electrical circuits - standard 240v and 9v - so that we would only have the 1 step down transformer.<br/> <br/> time has moved on since then,...
by rgmward
Mon Apr 23, 2012 10:17 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Possible Monitor
Replies: 7
Views: 3127

Re: Possible Monitor

<r>after a quick google search, it appears that this *should* work.<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.tomshardware.com/ne.....15021.html">http://www.tomshardware.com/ne.....15021.html</URL><br/> <br/> <br/> There's also the built-in DisplayLink DL-125 which allows the monitor to be easily integrated i...
by rgmward
Wed Apr 18, 2012 8:09 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Farnell Pi's being shipped after my order was placed?
Replies: 53
Views: 12207

Re: Farnell Pi's being shipped after my order was placed?

<t>interesting that there does not seem to be much logic in the delivery order from Farnell.  I had assumed i would be waiting a long time (which i still am patiently) but there are definately orders after me being sent:<br/> <br/> order number : 29/02/2012 08:14<br/> <br/> confirmation number : 164...
by rgmward
Sat Apr 14, 2012 9:01 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Help a friend out with her MSc dissertation?
Replies: 31
Views: 4821

Re: Help a friend out with her MSc dissertation?

Well, i am glad i completed the survey.  I now have a £25 amazon voucher to but an SD card and a phone charger!

All I have to do is wait for my raspberry.  Really pleased to hear some people are starting to receive theirs.  I have some time to wait....
by rgmward
Tue Apr 10, 2012 12:18 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Release Day Pool (just for fun)
Replies: 122
Views: 14067

Re: Release Day Pool (just for fun)

<t>dognosh said: <br/> <br/> <br/> rgmward said: <br/> <br/> <br/> my guess for launch will be monday 27th at 4pm gmt - because that is the time i get on a plane and so will be unable to order for about 6 hours!<br/> <br/> by the time i get internet again, they will all be sold out <br/> <br/> <br/>...
by rgmward
Tue Apr 10, 2012 12:11 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Cost to boot then use?
Replies: 22
Views: 4332

Re: Cost to boot then use?

<r>Salamander said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Yet another nice gadget for all you XBMC/OpenELEC fans:<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.pulse-eight.com/sto.....apter.aspx">http://www.pulse-eight.com/sto.....apter.aspx</URL><br/> <br/> This will allow you to control XBMC via your TV's remote.<br/> <br/> <br/> ...
by rgmward
Thu Feb 16, 2012 4:44 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Release Day Pool (just for fun)
Replies: 122
Views: 14067

Re: Release Day Pool (just for fun)

my guess for launch will be monday 27th at 4pm gmt - because that is the time i get on a plane and so will be unable to order for about 6 hours!

by the time i get internet again, they will all be sold out
by rgmward
Thu Feb 16, 2012 1:05 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Cases for the Raspberry Pi
Replies: 866
Views: 399896

Re: Cases for the Raspberry Pi

<r>just read an interesting article over on theregister where there is a company created a material that is paper based that can be used for pc cases.<br/> <br/> sounds really interesting that the raspberry pi case could be recylcable and environmentally sound - something for the foundation to look ...
by rgmward
Thu Feb 16, 2012 10:53 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Profile Pics
Replies: 39
Views: 6670

Re: Profile Pics

Excellent web2.0 integration

good to see it works - but what a scary bunch we all are!  i think i prefered faceless blobs!
by rgmward
Mon Jan 30, 2012 12:01 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi Playing Cards
Replies: 31
Views: 6403

Re: Raspberry Pi Playing Cards

<r>lazzymonk said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I emailed and asked for an address and no one got back to me.<br/> <br/> <br/> if you do a quick search on the uk charities website for 'raspberry pi foundation' at <URL url="http://www.charity-commission.gov.uk/">http://www.charity-commission.gov.uk/</URL> you w...

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