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    News - Raspberry Pi goes platinum

    Figures “suggest” the mini computer has now sold a million.
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    Re: News - Raspberry Pi goes platinum

    Partly because its so cheap I have 4:

    Wifi Cam
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    Re: News - Raspberry Pi goes platinum

    I want one of these to have a play about with, and they really are cheap! Wouldn't be surprised if more manufacturers start making these kind of 'PC's'.

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    Re: News - Raspberry Pi goes platinum

    I've just ordered one to have a play. I'm thinking of making it fit into a lego car

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    Re: News - Raspberry Pi goes platinum

    $4 per chocolate bar? Really?

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    Re: News - Raspberry Pi goes platinum

    Imagine how long it would have took them to reach 1 million at the original production rate of 10,000 per batch!

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    Re: News - Raspberry Pi goes platinum

    Quote Originally Posted by aceuk View Post
    Imagine how long it would have took them to reach 1 million at the original production rate of 10,000 per batch!
    100 batches...

    Depends how long a batch takes, it's been supposedly available for just under year (since Feb 2012), so a batch every 3 days? Not unreasonable, roughly 3300 Pi's per day - or just very approximately 140 RasPi-Per-Hour since launch, that's not that many even for a small semi-automatic factory.

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    Re: News - Raspberry Pi goes platinum

    I'm glad it's selling well, just still appears a tad underpowered for me
    Old puter - still good enuff till I save some pennies!

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    Re: News - Raspberry Pi goes platinum

    Quote Originally Posted by kingpotnoodle View Post
    so a batch every 3 days?
    IIRC, it was more like weeks between batches.

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