I have one and I run raspbmc, special version of XBMC (http://www.raspbmc.com/) very very easy!!! not as fast as a dedicated htpc but you can beat the overall price raspberry pi (30$) + sd card 8gb (10$) + old phone charger (free somewhere in your junk ) + USB MC remote (15$ at the Egg) + hdmi (2$)
I am very tempted to get a second one... must resist haha aha ...temptation!
BigWhy said: I have one and I run raspbmc, special version of XBMC (http://www.raspbmc.com/) very very easy!!! not as fast as a dedicated htpc but you can beat the overall price raspberry pi (30$) + sd card 8gb (10$) + old phone charger (free somewhere in your junk ) + USB MC remote (15$ at the Egg) + hdmi (2$)
I am very tempted to get a second one... must resist haha aha ...temptation! Forget to add price for nice case for $4.71 FS LINK
posted: Jan. 11, 2014 @ 11:55p
classicmac said: When I check out it tells me it is $10,006.97 shipping for 2. I've seen high shipping charges to Hawaii before but this one takes the cake. I'll ship two to you for $3.142 * 10^3
posted: Jan. 12, 2014 @ 12:21a
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posted: Jan. 12, 2014 @ 2:11a
OOS, dead now.
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posted: Jan. 12, 2014 @ 4:10a
ritanlt said: android stick with Everything is 45 on Amazon (+free shipping) I am new to this market. How do the various android on a stick computers compare to this Rasberry Pi unit?
Not OOS. I just ordered 2 of them for delivery. I was, alas, unable to order for in-store pickup to save the shipping.
posted: Jan. 12, 2014 @ 9:01a
bought one over the summer for using as a low end htpc, set up was easy and would have worked great if I could have gotten RaspBMC or Openelec to find TV channels using our hdhomerun. I finally gave up on trying different work arounds and waiting them putting out a fix. Bought myself a Mac Mini for christmas and My son's are happy to have a great addition to their robotics arsenal.
posted: Jan. 12, 2014 @ 9:28a
brusbrother said: How do the various android on a stick computers compare to this Rasberry Pi unit? Something like the MK808B (which I own) is very similar in hardware & performance.
Each has a few advantages over the other: MK808B: 8GB storage built-in, 1GB RAM, Android Play store PI: built in Ethernet (WiFi on the MK is weak), lower price, more reliable
The Android Play store was the convincing factor for me.
I think it has been OOS since yesterday, but they still kept on taking orders.
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posted: Jan. 12, 2014 @ 12:46p
mine is cancelled as well. dang and I already ordered the case
posted: Jan. 12, 2014 @ 2:32p
Can you stream WMC on these in some way or another? I've got a Ceton 4-tuner card in my server/htpc and I don't like locking away tuners to other computers, so hoped for a way to stream live TV via Raspberry Pi.
posted: Jan. 13, 2014 @ 7:17a
I had too already order the case, went to Amazon.com and order a PI model B from them came out just $1.43 more then this place.
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