[vcf-midatlantic] CHIP, was Re: WiFi RS-232 Internet Modem

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Tue Jun 20 13:00:40 EDT 2017


On 06/20/2017 01:07 AM, william degnan via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>>>  And also, define "available"...I don't think I've ever seen any vendor
>>> list the Pi Zero (W or otherwise) as anything other than "out of stock".
>>
>> Microcenter here in Northern Virignia has PiZeros in stock. For me, I'd
> rather have real sized USB ports and Ethernet.
> 
> I had to buy a few adpaters for the Pi 0, that's why I prefer the CHIP,
> built-in Bluetooth and Wifi.  All you need is to power it up in the corner
> to access it remotely.  CHIP appears to use more power though, so it's
> that  trade off, power vs built-in features.  Good to have both, eh?

  He originally mentioned the Pi Zero W, which includes BT and 802.11.
But I can't get those either.  As Dan stated, their distribution model
is awful.

             -Dave

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Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
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