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by mcb1
Sat May 05, 2012 3:29 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Pi not showing trough HDMI
Replies: 22
Views: 4587

Re: Pi not showing trough HDMI

<t>Guys<br/> <br/> With regard to cheap Power Supplies, I have been using a BK brand Model SAW-0501200, which is available at the cheap Asian outlets that we have here in NZ.<br/> <br/> It has a USB socket, so you still need a cable, but it says 1200mA which is more than enough to power the Pii fine...
by mcb1
Fri Mar 23, 2012 11:00 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Post your estimated arrival dates
Replies: 323
Views: 52023

Re: Post your estimated arrival dates

<t>alvin said: <br/> <br/>  esp. those halfway around the world(AU/NZ), will just have to wait for the next batch?<br/> <br/> You should remember alvin that the english exported those they didn't want to the new penal colony , they later called Australia.<br/> <br/> I think they still have a grudge....
by mcb1
Fri Mar 23, 2012 10:57 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Post your estimated arrival dates
Replies: 323
Views: 52023

Re: Post your estimated arrival dates

<t>Abishur said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Hmm... there might be an issue with mailing specifically to AU/NZ.  I know there was some issue about that.  I know Liz will be talking to them early next week so there might be some information there, but beyond that you need to get a hold of Farnell and informati...
by mcb1
Fri Mar 23, 2012 10:44 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Cheapest ethernet/wifi based *anything* ??
Replies: 7
Views: 2279

Re: Cheapest ethernet/wifi based *anything* ??

<r>Not sure if this is what you're after, but offers one solution.<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://arduino-direct.com/suns.....#038;p=243">http://arduino-direct.com/suns.....#038;p=243</URL><br/> <br/> There's also these if you want wireless.<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://arduino-direct.com/suns.....#038;...
by mcb1
Fri Mar 23, 2012 10:40 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Arrival Dates?
Replies: 34
Views: 5017

Re: Arrival Dates?

<t>Like Alvin, I haven't heard anything regarding the delivery.<br/> <br/> I sent an email which basically said they didn't know.<br/> <br/> Alvin I suggest sending an email, and asking for them to find out. I pointed out that the forum had people who had ordered way after mine (0611 GMT and confirm...
by mcb1
Thu Mar 22, 2012 6:18 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: pricing in Australia
Replies: 17
Views: 5537

Re: pricing in Australia

<t>Being in NZ the pricing for NZ/Australia is interesting.<br/> <br/> When I placed my order (equiv to 0611GMT), it came back as $48.26 plus $7.24 GST total $55.50<br/> <br/> The new table shows the base price as<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> NZ$ 63.21<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> NZ$ 7.24<br/> <br/...
by mcb1
Thu Mar 22, 2012 3:52 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: STICKY: Pictorial Buying Guide for the Raspberry Pi
Replies: 149
Views: 262315

Re: Pictorial Buying Guide

Brilliant job ...well done both of you.

Mark
by mcb1
Mon Mar 12, 2012 8:58 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: suitable IDE
Replies: 21
Views: 4888

Re: suitable IDE

<r>Hanno is currently looking at integrating Pi into his 12blocks program.<br/> <br/> This is a simple graphical drag and drop style that allows Picaxe, Arduino and Propeller to be programed with the same interface.<br/> <br/> he has opened a discussion here<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://forums.hannow...
by mcb1
Tue Mar 06, 2012 5:55 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Post your estimated arrival dates
Replies: 323
Views: 52023

Re: Post your estimated arrival dates

<t>You other guys are lucky.<br/> <br/> I got my order confirmed at 1711 (0611 GMT) on the NZ Element14 site, and I still can't get an answer about the delivery date.<br/> <br/> Even after emailing they can't say.<br/> <br/> Also why is it that the UK folks the only ones to get Tshirts.<br/> <br/> i...
by mcb1
Sat Mar 03, 2012 9:15 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: warranty
Replies: 31
Views: 6649

Re: warranty

<t>Not withstanding any of the EU laws, how can you guarantee the power supply (which isn't part of the device) wasn't the cause.<br/> <br/> Its also very hard to determine if the connections to the board, exceeded the internal thresholds, and these connections aren't attached when it comes back.<br...
by mcb1
Sat Mar 03, 2012 9:02 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Who was the fastest in the morning?
Replies: 14
Views: 2222

Re: Who was the fastest in the morning?

<t>Mine was ordered through nz.element14 at 1911NZDT (which is 0611GMT)<br/> <br/> Still says its 38 days away..but I can wait.<br/> <br/> Order Information<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Order Date<br/> 29 February, 2012<br/> <br/> <br/> Order Source<br/> Internet<br/> <br/> <br/> Order Confirmation ...
by mcb1
Mon Feb 27, 2012 12:57 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: A Thank You
Replies: 1
Views: 954

Re: A Thank You

Well said.

I agree I think the work and effort is outstanding.

Mark

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