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Re: New IT (UK) Supplier

Fri Oct 26, 2012 1:23 pm

Gaetan wrote: If I order a >> 4 Port USB 2.0 Hub + 5V 1A Power Adapter <<, will it come with a EU Power Adapter instead of a UK one ?
Hi, unfortunately no, we only have UK 3 pin versions of the USB Hubs - sorry.
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Re: New IT (UK) Supplier

Sat Oct 27, 2012 9:17 am

Bought my RPI three weeks ago at NewIT. Worked like a charm two weeks and then stopped working.

I just had time to look at the problem, and it seems the 8GB Kingston flash SC card I bought is already corrupted. I don't think I've done too much I/O on it, probably a bad fabric for this SC card. Looks like I'm alone in this case though, so not very worrying.
I've contacted the support, but I guess it will be cheaper for everyone if I buy a new one here in Sweden instead of shipping back my SD card and getting a new one.

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Re: New IT (UK) Supplier

Sat Oct 27, 2012 10:01 am

Will pop a replacement SD in the post to you on Monday morning. :)
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Re: New IT (UK) Supplier

Sat Oct 27, 2012 11:30 am

Very fast answers from NewIT by e-mail, in the middle of the week-end, thanks NewIT.

The Kingston 8GB SD card is indeed labelled as unstable on the wiki:
http://elinux.org/RPi_VerifiedPeripherals#SD_cards

They have offered to ship me a 16GB instead, which is nice from them. I have declined however because it sounds simpler and fastest to me to buy it from the nearest store (I live in Sweden). They've linked me the above Wiki instead to help me making my choice. And I'm not like to bother for 5 bucks.

Thanks again NewIT.

Gaetan
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Re: New IT (UK) Supplier

Mon Oct 29, 2012 5:32 pm

Ordered a RPI Fr 26/10 17h15. Shipped today Mo 29 from UK to France.
Really fast. :o I Hope I will receive before the end of the week.

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Re: New IT (UK) Supplier

Mon Oct 29, 2012 7:46 pm

Great! When my Pi broke I looked at the RS and Farnell sites, read the lead times and nearly decided not to bother.

Nice to see a company stepping up to the plate with some reasonable delivery times :D

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Re: New IT (UK) Supplier

Tue Oct 30, 2012 8:28 pm

Thumbs up, had issues with Farnells ordered with newIT Sunday arrived tuesday.

Both arrived both up and running.

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Re: New IT (UK) Supplier

Wed Oct 31, 2012 2:21 pm

Hi!

Why is your shipping price to norway so much higher then RS?
4.95£ vs 25£

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Re: New IT (UK) Supplier

Wed Oct 31, 2012 6:50 pm

Hi
RS are a larger company, and i would think they ship somewhere in the region of 100 times more volume than us a day, so they can command better shipping rates than us. :(

But on the plus side we do have stock on the shelf ready to ship :)
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Re: New IT (UK) Supplier

Thu Nov 01, 2012 2:44 pm

After months of waiting for availability from farnell, a search on google shopping showed NewIT as having stock! Quick search on this forum showed good service and looked reputable. I have to say, great service! My order was shipped within hours on Tuesday and arrived Thurs morning.
Will be ordering more from them in the future.
:D

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Re: New IT (UK) Supplier

Fri Nov 02, 2012 10:54 am

+1 for service! Ordered Rpi + accessories 9.30pm on Wednesday, parcel has just arrived 10.45 am on Friday. I must resist the temptation to stay playing, as I have a ton of marking to do! I am so excited! :D
K.

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Re: New IT (UK) Supplier

Sat Nov 03, 2012 8:44 pm

I live on the Eastern Coast of the United States and ordered a Raspberry Pi from New IT Oct. 24 and received it yesterday Nov. 2. I would highly recommend New IT because of how fast they ship out their stock to the U.S.

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Re: New IT (UK) Supplier

Sun Nov 04, 2012 7:18 pm

WOW! ordered a RPI Model B 512mb from New IT Friday morning. Arrived Saturday afternoon. What a fantastic service New IT have provided.

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Re: New IT (UK) Supplier

Tue Nov 06, 2012 11:09 am

We have updated our shipping prices to Norway, a little cheaper than it was. :)
Most of Europe is £6.50 postage for just a Pi, and £9.50 when you add several accessories.
If your country is not in our drop down list on the shop, then please email us for a price, there are only a couple of countries we are unable to deliver to.

On another note, we have had a lot of calls from schools and universities for HDMI to VGA adapters, and so, we have been testing a few, and finally found one we are happy with.
So we will be stocking HDMI to VGA Active Adapters as of next week, just waiting on the import from Hong Kong, these will be VERY competitively priced, and will allow people and schools to use the Pi on their current VGA monitors.
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Re: New IT (UK) Supplier

Wed Nov 07, 2012 1:51 pm

Ordered on Thursday, got it on Monday, very quick shipping indeed (to Denmark). Very happy so far!

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Re: New IT (UK) Supplier

Thu Nov 08, 2012 5:09 pm

Gaetan wrote:Ordered a RPI Fr 26/10 17h15. Shipped today Mo 29 from UK to France.
Really fast. :o I Hope I will receive before the end of the week.
Received Fr 2/11 in France, including one day mail closed (1/11).

Perfect NewIT !

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Re: New IT (UK) Supplier

Fri Nov 09, 2012 12:33 am

Hi New IT

Just bought a USB WiFi dongle advertised on your site as an accessory for Raspberry Pi. Having a few issues getting WiFi to work properly. It came with a disc, which I assume, has the dongle drivers on it?? If that is the case how do I get the drivers to load on RPI?

Regards
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Re: New IT (UK) Supplier

Fri Nov 09, 2012 10:32 am

Excellent service - ordered a RPi & accessories one day, recieved them the next :D
Only problem is, they're a Christmas present & I won't be able to open them for yonks! :cry:

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Re: New IT (UK) Supplier

Fri Nov 09, 2012 11:03 am

Just bought a USB WiFi dongle advertised on your site as an accessory for Raspberry Pi. Having a few issues getting WiFi to work properly. It came with a disc, which I assume, has the dongle drivers on it?? If that is the case how do I get the drivers to load on RPI?
Hi,

The disc contains Windows drivers and is not required with the pi.
To use the wifi dongle with the pi, insert the dongle, power up the pi and 'startx'. Click on the 'wifi config' icon.

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Re: New IT (UK) Supplier

Fri Nov 09, 2012 3:52 pm

yes.

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Re: New IT (UK) Supplier

Fri Nov 09, 2012 5:20 pm

In the description it says: "Supports Soft AP function"

Does that mean I can access a webserver on the Pi from my phone/tablet? And if so how hard is it to configure? (Have trouble getting this to work at the moment with other dongles).

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Re: New IT (UK) Supplier

Fri Nov 09, 2012 6:46 pm

Fantastic Service. Ordered my Pi on Monday at 18:59 and delivered Wednesday at 15:00 !!! with transparent tracking from TNT all the way.
Quiet gloat at my colleague who has been waiting for his for nearly 6 months. Thanks NewIT.

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Re: New IT (UK) Supplier

Fri Nov 09, 2012 9:08 pm

I'm writing this from my newly arrived Raspi. delivered to Germany today after it was ordered from NewIT on the 5th of November. I still have another one ordered from RS, and I guess that by the time it will be shipped, I will have plenty of ideas what to do with my second Pi.

Cheers
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Re: New IT (UK) Supplier

Mon Nov 12, 2012 3:59 pm

We have now received the HDMI to VGA Active Adapters we have listed these at £19.95 including UK VAT (£16.63 without), and they are available in Black or White. :)
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