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N4AAB
Sun 7th Sep 2014, 16:46
I was looking up some arduino info today, and spotted Gigaparts charging over MSRP.

An Arduino rev B goes for $35. Gigaparts web site says $37.50.

So, watch out !

G0HCP
Sun 7th Sep 2014, 19:42
Two quid more on a reseller's web site. Hardly Crime of the Century!

N4AAB
Sun 7th Sep 2014, 21:58
Not saying 'crime' I'm saying buyer beware. And Radio Shack is selling for just under 30 dollars.

G0HCP
Sun 7th Sep 2014, 23:46
Caveat emptor, indeed!

I'm always amazed at the range of prices on Amazon for the same thing. Who pays these inflated prices, when they can see the item chaired in front of their very eyes!

N4AAB
Mon 8th Sep 2014, 13:33
Caveat emptor, indeed!

I'm always amazed at the range of prices on Amazon for the same thing. Who pays these inflated prices, when they can see the item chaired in front of their very eyes!

Most likely people who are in a hurry and don't shop around.

OH8GAD
Mon 8th Sep 2014, 15:22
Often it's 20 bucks more but the postage is free ;)

N4AAB
Mon 8th Sep 2014, 18:17
I did see a warning on adafruit.com about fake arduinos, Raspberry Pis, etc. cheap, but when you get them they don't work.