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Raspberry Pi #801095
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Anyone know of anywhere local that sells these apart from Maplins (which seems a little pricey)?

Was looking at using it as low power media centre/file server/retro gaming emulation/etc.

Move a clunky PC out of the way laugh

Anyone got one/used one?
Thoughts/opinions?

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I don't know anywhere locally that sells them but these do them for 28

https://export.farnell.com/jsp/raspi/orderPad.jsp?COM=raspi-group&country=GB

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Speak to Gibbo on here he has at least one and might be looking to flog it, or could get one cheap.

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Got mine from Allied Electronics for the best price (28). Absolutely love the thing!!

Ive got it stuck behind my TV with velcro and its powered from the USB port of my TV. Streams 1080p Mkv with no issues.

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If you can afford the extra, go for a Tegra. We've got one here at work and it pees all over the Pi performance wise.

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I'll have a look at them thanks smile

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tegra are more than 30... the idea of the pi is to be lowe powered and not cost the earth

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wishtrac.com - they sell raspberry pi's and based in moreton some where


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