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raspberry pi 3 box differences

Mon Apr 04, 2016 10:31 am

Hello. I saw some unboxings of raspberry pi 3 and the boxes were different. Probably they are from different factories?

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Re: raspberry pi 3 box differences

Mon Apr 04, 2016 11:59 am

Same factory, different licenced manufacturers (RS and Element 14/Farnell)
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Re: raspberry pi 3 box differences

Mon Apr 04, 2016 2:00 pm

You're lucky you got a box... mine from the PI Hut just came in an anti-static bag...

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Re: raspberry pi 3 box differences

Mon Apr 04, 2016 2:21 pm

I not only have THE BOX, and the RASPBERRY PI SAFETY GUIDE :D

...and a Pi in plastic bag.

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Re: raspberry pi 3 box differences

Mon Apr 04, 2016 3:06 pm

The one in the lower image runs a little faster because of its vertical orientation.

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Mon Apr 04, 2016 3:08 pm

echmain wrote:The one in the lower image runs a little faster because of its vertical orientation.
Gravity will be helping the electrons drop down the pcb.
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Re: raspberry pi 3 box differences

Mon Apr 04, 2016 3:13 pm

jamesh wrote:
echmain wrote:The one in the lower image runs a little faster because of its vertical orientation.
Gravity will be helping the electrons drop down the pcb.
Not true.

..at least not for me in the Southern Hemisphere. I had to rotate the PCB 180 degrees to get the electrons to fall in the correct, Northern Hemisphere, direction

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Re: raspberry pi 3 box differences

Mon Apr 04, 2016 3:33 pm

LOL.


For the kids and NOOBS reading this:

Note these jokers are joking! :mrgreen:
electrons may be affected by gravity, (who knows, stranger things have happened) but if so the effect will not be notable.

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Mon Apr 04, 2016 3:54 pm

mahjongg wrote:LOL.


For the kids and NOOBS reading this:

Note these jokers are joking! :mrgreen:
electrons may be affected by gravity, (who knows, stranger things have happened) but if so the effect will not be notable.
No "may" about it. Electrons are affected by gravity, but--compared to electromagnetic forces--gravity is incredibly *weak*. so it can be ignored in electronics work (unless you drop the entire device...but that's not an issue with the electrons).

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Mon Apr 04, 2016 5:11 pm

mahjongg wrote:LOL.


For the kids and NOOBS reading this:

Note these jokers are joking! :mrgreen:
electrons may be affected by gravity, (who knows, stranger things have happened) but if so the effect will not be notable.
Don't forget the neutrinos, they're the high speed particles that cause all of those unexplained bugs. It's easy for a neutrino to change a bit from one to zero or from zero to one when it passes through your 28nm silicon wafer.
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Re: raspberry pi 3 box differences

Mon Apr 04, 2016 10:22 pm

And the Hall voltage moving the electrons while in an magnetic field, discovered in 1879 by Edwin Herbert Hall. The Hall effect.
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Re: raspberry pi 3 box differences

Mon Apr 04, 2016 11:26 pm

DougieLawson wrote:
mahjongg wrote:LOL.


For the kids and NOOBS reading this:

Note these jokers are joking! :mrgreen:
electrons may be affected by gravity, (who knows, stranger things have happened) but if so the effect will not be notable.
Don't forget the neutrinos, they're the high speed particles that cause all of those unexplained bugs. It's easy for a neutrino to change a bit from one to zero or from zero to one when it passes through your 28nm silicon wafer.
yes, you should shield your device for neutrino's when you place your pi in space, but wait, you need multiple planets made out of lead (or gold) to do that, wait, that won't even do it...... :mrgreen:

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