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    Registered an interest at 6 am with RS only to be told by raspberrypi Twitter that is not the right page. Had one in the basket at Farnel and then the server bombed. What a morning!!

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    I may actually pick up the phone after our morning briefing.

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    Allegedly the two staff at RS at 6 had no knowledge of the device, no stock number and were waiting
    for management to come in!

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    Premier Farnell claim that they are awaiting delivery, expected in 30 days.

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    If you registered an interest with RS, RaspberryPi has tweeted they will be in touch at the end of the week

    https://twitter.com/#!/Raspberry_Pi/...67874416713728

    So did anyone get one?

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    Called RS they said they dont know when they will be shipped out but to register your interest via the form online.

    Register here to express an interest in Raspberry Pi

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    BBC News - The Raspberry Pi £22 computer goes on general sale

    It must have been upgraded as according to this article "Initially the £22 model of the Pi, which includes wifi, will be offered for sale."

    Oops Mr BBC!

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    I went on both Farnell and RS at 6:30. No joy! lol Ah well wait for batch 2
    I wanted to download the emulator, but thats not available on the site. Does anyone have a copy they could put somewhere I could get to?
    I have already been asked about the pi's and I wanted to show SMT what it is and can do.]
    Thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jawloms View Post
    BBC News - The Raspberry Pi £22 computer goes on general sale

    It must have been upgraded as according to this article "Initially the £22 model of the Pi, which includes wifi, will be offered for sale."

    Oops Mr BBC!
    confirmed incorrect - no wifi

    https://twitter.com/#!/Raspberry_Pi/...73072052756480

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jawloms View Post
    BBC News - The Raspberry Pi £22 computer goes on general sale

    It must have been upgraded as according to this article "Initially the £22 model of the Pi, which includes wifi, will be offered for sale."

    Oops Mr BBC!

    Wut.

    I don't see any mention of it having WiFi...

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    Wut.

    I don't see any mention of it having WiFi...
    They've corrected it. I can't believe they got it wrong. It was one of the most talked about things - "Oh please give it Wifi" - "No, it'll bump the price up". Came up virtually every day on their forums.

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    Registered for one on rs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jawloms View Post
    They've corrected it. I can't believe they got it wrong. It was one of the most talked about things - "Oh please give it Wifi" - "No, it'll bump the price up". Came up virtually every day on their forums.
    Wut. All you need is something like this.

    £15 and Robert is your father's brother.

    Some people are too cheap these days...

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    There has been a hardware change as far as we can gather with the RAM increased to 256MB. Once we get conformation of any/all changes we'll let you know. Watch the front page today for a quick article and some brand new datasheets direct from the RP community.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dos_Box View Post
    RAM increased to 256MB.
    Dear, God, man! How will we cope with that much memory?!

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