thebuell
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Re: How many sold so far?

Wed Mar 07, 2012 2:49 am

Do we have any figures for number of RasPi sold so far yet?

bushrat
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Re: How many sold so far?

Wed Mar 07, 2012 3:03 am

At least 10,000

lol

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abishur
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Re: How many sold so far?

Wed Mar 07, 2012 3:16 am

Well to be fair, I don't think the RS pis have been sold (I.E. paid for).  All that has happened so far is that people have expressed that their interested in pre-ordering them!  Of course the pre-orders for the board will be given a priority based on the order you expressed an interest.

I'm also interested in the number of boards ordered thus far, but I think that there's so swamped right now that they don't have a real number to provide
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Re: How many sold so far?

Wed Mar 07, 2012 6:46 am

Nobody's paid for theirs? I got an email from Farnell to preorder and I paid for it.

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Re: How many sold so far?

Wed Mar 07, 2012 7:28 am

Although Farnell has taken your card details, have you checked to see if the money has been taken from your bank account? They say they will only take the money from your account just before they ship to you.

RS on the other hand only want to take your card details when they have stock they can then ship to you immediately.

I am not sure when the first 5000 to each supplier will arrive but from the dates people have posted from Farnell I think it will be in the next few days.

I also would be very interest to know how many orders have been placed so far with Farnell but they have indicated that initial batch was too small by a factor of ten (so 10 * 5,000 = 50,000 but this is pure speculation!)

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Re: How many sold so far?

Wed Mar 07, 2012 2:45 pm

orion said:


Nobody's paid for theirs? I got an email from Farnell to preorder and I paid for it.



I quite specifically said RS and not Farnell did I not?
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Re: How many sold so far?

Wed Mar 07, 2012 4:30 pm

Abishur said:


orion said:


Nobody's paid for theirs? I got an email from Farnell to preorder and I paid for it.


I quite specifically said RS and not Farnell did I not?


You did, and turns out you're correct on both as Farnell also doesn't take the money yet as louisb mentioned they just took all my card info

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Re: How many sold so far?

Wed Mar 07, 2012 4:39 pm

I believe 10 have been sold so far.

dognosh
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Re: How many sold so far?

Wed Mar 07, 2012 4:55 pm

CPC asked me to call them and quote a reference number. I did, and she said "Raspberry Pi ? " , to which I excitedly said yes and asked "any approximate shipping date, like plus or minus a month or 2 ?" her reply was a definite "no dates yet" . I cancelled

I shall order one in 2 or 3 months time when I know I can get one in less than a month until then I shall eagerly read what people have done with theirs , long live RPi

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Re: How many sold so far?

Wed Mar 07, 2012 4:56 pm

Only 1.  Mine!

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n3tw0rk5
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Re: How many sold so far?

Wed Mar 07, 2012 5:18 pm

I spoke to Farnell yesterday (got to give them credit, there customer service team are very polite n helpful) and they mentioned they had 58000 currently on order.

I'm taking it thats with the supplier, as there must of been more preorders with them than that.

Still wondering at what point RS are going to enter the fray.

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Re: How many sold so far?

Wed Mar 07, 2012 5:20 pm

They said they would not take orders until the shipment had arrived.

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n3tw0rk5
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Re: How many sold so far?

Wed Mar 07, 2012 5:24 pm

Just thinking that 58k may just well be for Farnell UK, As for RS yeah i read that.

Just wish they would extract a digit, tis like waiting for Christmas!

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Re: How many sold so far?

Wed Mar 07, 2012 6:11 pm

dognosh said:



I shall order one in 2 or 3 months time when I know I can get one in less than a month until then I shall eagerly read what people have done with theirs , long live RPi


I don't understand that - if you wait 2 months (for example) and it takes a month to arrive then you will have waited 3 months in total.

Yet the current waiting time is about 2 months, so if you order now you can have one sooner.

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Re: How many sold so far?

Wed Mar 07, 2012 6:13 pm

Don't argue with him. It is all the more for us!

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Re: How many sold so far?

Wed Mar 07, 2012 9:19 pm

I think a lot of people (myself included) are waiting until there's more supply.

I have ideas as to what to do with it (model railroad applications and a Bramble both come to mind)  but already have a hundred things on my plate - also one might make it transatlantic baggage in a few weeks, if I'm lucky! So I've registered my interest with Allied, and can wait a few weeks/months.

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Re: How many sold so far?

Thu Mar 08, 2012 12:53 pm

PisRUS said:


dognosh said:



I shall order one in 2 or 3 months time when I know I can get one in less than a month until then I shall eagerly read what people have done with theirs , long live RPi


I don't understand that - if you wait 2 months (for example) and it takes a month to arrive then you will have waited 3 months in total.

Yet the current waiting time is about 2 months, so if you order now you can have one sooner.


I suppose , but I'll wait till the supply is plentiful and the initial hardware bugs are ironed out , I am in no rush at the moment and biking season is starting soon, so I can wait till mid or late summer if needed

thebuell
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Re: How many sold so far?

Mon Apr 16, 2012 10:03 pm

Figures as high as 200,000 was mentioned in the national press recently, so well done to the RasPi foundation!

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Re: How many sold so far?

Thu May 31, 2012 9:55 am

As of today element 14 has sold thousands and i`m in the 83,000 back orders! so they told me end of June! lets see eh and I have to buy the power connecter separately could have done deal for both items hmmmm :D

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Re: How many sold so far?

Thu May 31, 2012 4:26 pm

RS has been sending out confirmation numbers allowing one to "convert" interest into an order. I got mine last week and have put in the order. When the order goes through, they are quoting delivery in 5 weeks.

Since I didn't get around to "expressing interest" until 3 March, my order is after the big, initial rush.

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