[GTALUG] new cheap source for Raspberry Pi 2 Model B
opengeometry at yahoo.ca
Wed Jan 6 21:22:23 UTC 2016
I can't believe it.
On Wed, Jan 06, 2016 at 06:34:24PM -0500, D. Hugh Redelmeier wrote:
> The Microsoft store!
> I don't know if it is available in their bricks and mortar stores, but it
> is available online with free delivery (and free returns).
> $47.00 Canadian (less than US$35, the nominal and never discounted
> price from authorized distributors in the US)!
> Comes with an 8GB Micro SD card containing Windows 10 IoT.
> (Consider this a free bonus, with a defect that is easily remedied.)
> The page spends more ink on Linux than Windows.
> They don't seem to offer cases, power supplies, or other accessories.
> The picture shows a thing that is the size and shape of an SD card
> with as raspi logo (as well as a MicroSD card). But the Raspberry Pi
> 2 can't use an SD card. Perhaps it is a superfluous MicroSD to SD converter.
> (Older Raspberry Pi versions use an SD card, but I don't think that
> they can use Win 10 IoT.)
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