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Topic # 133542 25-Oct-2013 17:53 Send private message

Where is the best place to buy Raspberry pi?
Thanks.

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  Reply # 921814 25-Oct-2013 18:03 One person supports this post Send private message

I got mine from here: http://nz.element14.com

No complaints.  Arrived quickly.

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  Reply # 921849 25-Oct-2013 19:27 Send private message

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Also bought two of the webcameras from them
Cases from pimori (sp?) With top with holes for camera cable.
One pi is running rasplex client streaming from a synology 412+ nas. Wired . Works well for sd.

Plan on using the other as a indoor or daytime security camera.

A.

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  Reply # 921850 25-Oct-2013 19:35 Send private message

nzkc: I got mine from here: http://nz.element14.com

No complaints.  Arrived quickly.


I got mine from element14 when they first came out as well, but have just checked now and they don't appear to offer them for sale in NZ any longer, it just points you to trade me for some weird reason...

However, I can highly recommend nicegear.co.nz
They are excellent to deal with.

EDIT: Actually, I may have been wrong about them not offering them for sale in NZ... if you click on 'Business' instead of 'Consumer', it'll add it to your cart no problem. That being said, they do say "If you do not already have a Trade Account with us, please note, you must be able to provide proof of business status.", so I'm not sure what the criteria actually is to be able to buy off them.

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  Reply # 921857 25-Oct-2013 20:02 Send private message

element 14 will still sell a "Raspberry Pi and case" to consumers in NZ. Got one of them 2 weeks ago.

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  Reply # 921875 25-Oct-2013 20:11 Send private message

nzkc: I got mine from here: http://nz.element14.com

No complaints.  Arrived quickly.


I ordered mine from TradeMe because that's where NZ.element14.com redirects you to. Item delivered the next day.

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  Reply # 921878 25-Oct-2013 20:15 Send private message

gstarkey: element 14 will still sell a "Raspberry Pi and case" to consumers in NZ. Got one of them 2 weeks ago.


Element 14 Part No: RPI-B-512-CASED

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  Reply # 921879 25-Oct-2013 20:16 2 people support this post Send private message

Vote for Nicegear.

Hadley is a good guy and you'll be supporting a NZ business. Will arrive next business day!




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  Reply # 928039 6-Nov-2013 10:35 Send private message

Mindkits.co.nz
http://www.mindkits.co.nz/store/new-stuff/raspberry-pi-model-b




My thoughts are no longer my own and is probably representative of our media-controlled government

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  Reply # 928060 6-Nov-2013 11:23 2 people support this post Send private message

+1 for NiceGear - very helpful service from my experience.




Check out www.smartthingsnz.co.nz for all your home automation needs. We specialise in Z-Wave products and are happy to answer any questions you might have about anything home automation related.

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  Reply # 928082 6-Nov-2013 11:59 Send private message

Got mine from the Element14 Trade Me account. Arrived the next day.

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  Reply # 928125 6-Nov-2013 13:45 Send private message

Grabbed mine from MindKits, had great service

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