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by olav216
Tue Jun 06, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Astro Pi
Topic: Sourcing Astro Pi parts from USA-based websites/stores
Replies: 17
Views: 9813

Re: Sourcing Astro Pi parts from USA-based websites/stores

Next step, build an ISS. Yep, one day! :lol: Hi olav216 — though I work for a Canadian reseller, our US sister company Chicago Electronic Distributors now ships from Florida. Selling from Florida? Shipping will be quick, then! I like your store's offerings so I'll definitely come back again. :-) I'...
by olav216
Mon Jun 05, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: Astro Pi
Topic: Sourcing Astro Pi parts from USA-based websites/stores
Replies: 17
Views: 9813

Re: Sourcing Astro Pi parts from USA-based websites/stores

THE CPC link actually gives you a list of what everything looks like http://www.farnell.com/datasheets/2236328.pdf and worksheet two should show you how it goes together so you can work out what would work for you with what you can get hold of. Also look at aliexpress and other sites for parts. htt...
by olav216
Mon Jun 05, 2017 11:38 am
Forum: Astro Pi
Topic: Sourcing Astro Pi parts from USA-based websites/stores
Replies: 17
Views: 9813

Re: Sourcing Astro Pi parts from USA-based websites/stores

KMyers wrote:In the US like me might want to check out http://www.adafruit.com and/or http://www.sparkfun.com.

Both good prices and lots of choices good delivery!

Ken
Thanks, Ken! I've visited adafruit.com (great site!) but sparkfun.com is new to me. It looks like a good one!
by olav216
Fri Jun 02, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: Astro Pi
Topic: Sourcing Astro Pi parts from USA-based websites/stores
Replies: 17
Views: 9813

Re: Sourcing Astro Pi parts from USA-based websites/stores

Helpful replies, Doug! That cleared up a few misunderstandings I had (jumper cables also called dupont wires; misprint 23; search for 2x13, not 2x26, lol). That yielded the search results I was expecting. As for the wires and boots, it sounded like I may be overthinking that one. As long they are co...
by olav216
Fri Jun 02, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Astro Pi
Topic: Sourcing Astro Pi parts from USA-based websites/stores
Replies: 17
Views: 9813

Sourcing Astro Pi parts from USA-based websites/stores

Greeting, everyone! I am writing from Florida, USA and I am attempting to put together a Astro Pi. I'm a bit of a space/NASA geek and I've always wanted to learn how to programming, 3D-printing, and working with electronic parts. It was exciting to for me to read articles on Astro Pi and I see Astro...
by olav216
Mon May 01, 2017 1:18 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Raspberry Pi for traveling photography
Replies: 3
Views: 569

Re: Raspberry Pi for traveling photography

Say, that's an interesting idea to use Raspberry Pi to empty the cards with. I work with Canon cameras and RAW CR2s so my suggestion may not be directly helpful for you, but in experimenting, I was able to offload all of the images from my camera through gphoto2's CLI ('gphoto --get-all-files', for ...

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