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Raspberry Pi 3

Post by PcS » Mon Feb 29, 2016 5:42 pm

The new raspberry pi 3 is available here. https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/raspbe ... 3-on-sale/.
It is fully backwards compatible with the earlier versions with the addition of built in WiFi Bluetooth and a faster cpu all for the same 35$ price. I will be trying it on my m2 with octoprint as soon as I have it. I have plans for the old pi 2 .

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Re: Raspberry Pi 3

Post by sthone » Mon Feb 29, 2016 6:37 pm

Might have to try one of these myself, the built in WiFi and Bluetooth is a nice feature.. plus my Wi-Pi stick just s#%t the bed the other day so good as excuse as any I guess. :D
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Re: Raspberry Pi 3

Post by jimc » Mon Feb 29, 2016 7:57 pm

I am going to grab one once they are available. They arent here in this country yet. Newark and adafruit are the main distributors and they dont have any yet

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Re: Raspberry Pi 3

Post by PcS » Tue Mar 01, 2016 1:32 am

Yea I ordered from mcm electronics. Just says shipping soon.... lol my pi 2 is fine for now.

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Post by jimc » Tue Mar 01, 2016 1:56 am

ooooh nice. mcm is a division of newark. atleast they let you order. the newark site and adafruit wont let you preorder. ill go do it now. thx for the heads up

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Post by PcS » Tue Mar 01, 2016 2:58 pm

jimc wrote:ooooh nice. mcm is a division of newark. atleast they let you order. the newark site and adafruit wont let you preorder. ill go do it now. thx for the heads up
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Post by sthone » Tue Mar 01, 2016 3:56 pm

PcS wrote:Yea I ordered from mcm electronics. Just says shipping soon.... lol my pi 2 is fine for now.
Thanks... I couldn't remember where I ordered my last one from and MCM rings a bell. I just ordered the starter kit from them and it said in stock. :D
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Re: Raspberry Pi 3

Post by PcS » Wed Mar 02, 2016 2:03 am

Yea some of the kits were in stock. I just needed the pi lol :D

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Post by sthone » Wed Mar 02, 2016 2:42 am

I just bought the kit out of sheer laziness... I didn't want to go source another power supply and card. :lol:
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Re: Raspberry Pi 3

Post by PcS » Wed Mar 02, 2016 2:45 am

True....lol may have to order the kit too.

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