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Sell me your Pi! A raspberry pi that is
notgreazy
Other International
864 posts
Hello,

I'm chasing a raspberry pi, preferably a Pi3 but any of the model B will do. Can pickup from your outside your home late at night if you're in Brisbane.
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TiT
Brisbane, Queensland
6610 posts
Sorry both are being used by family for Plex.

I purchase mine from here delivery is ultra fast.

https://core-electronics.com.au/
03:44pm 15/11/17 Permalink
paveway
Brisbane, Queensland
21406 posts
lol they are $50
08:47am 16/11/17 Permalink
notgreazy
Other International
865 posts
I know I'm cheap, but what do you expect from a student?

I know some folks here have a few sitting around collecting dust, so I thought I'd try my luck.
Sorry both are being used by family for Plex.

I purchase mine from here delivery is ultra fast.

https://core-electronics.com.au/

Thanks for the link, they've got decent prices.
10:42am 16/11/17 Permalink
hardware
Brisbane, Queensland
11720 posts
Didja ever get a pi, greazy?
I don't have one for ya, I'm just interested (and interested in getting one myself)
12:09pm 20/11/17 Permalink
notgreazy
Other International
869 posts
Nah not yet but I'm planning on getting one. The big issue is depending on what you wanna do with it, you might need to spend even more $$$ to get more parts. Also getting the Pi to control a device connected to mains power is a bit troublesome unless you're confident with splicing cables (I'm not!).
12:50pm 20/11/17 Permalink
reload!
Brisbane, Queensland
7737 posts
paging teq to come out of retirement and f*** with greazy's wiring
04:41pm 20/11/17 Permalink
hardware
Brisbane, Queensland
11721 posts
Yeah you're right greazy. Sure, a pi is only $50, but once you get a case and a 2.5a psu and an sd card for it, you're looking at the best part of $100.

Splicing 240v is fine, however i'd seriously consider using wago connectors, they're basically chocolate block for big kids.
06:01pm 20/11/17 Permalink
notgreazy
Other International
870 posts
I don't trust myself. I have little knowledge of electricity so I'm not going to mess with it.

But those wago connectors look perfect for a noob like me. Still, connecting whatever coming out of the wago to the Pi is not simple. You'll need a solid state relay and that's live wires.

I DONT LIKE LIVE WIRES! :(
11:25am 21/11/17 Permalink
Morgan
Brisbane, Queensland
3876 posts
Greazy, you ol' miser! if you are still looking there is currently a deal on Rpi 3 B's here:

https://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/348809
12:05pm 12/12/17 Permalink
notgreazy
Other International
885 posts
Morgan! It's the arab in me. heh

Thanks for the link :)
03:52pm 12/12/17 Permalink
hardware
Brisbane, Queensland
11736 posts
Thanks for that link Morgan, I ordered one :)
08:04pm 12/12/17 Permalink
trillion
Ballarat, Victoria
4343 posts
dude I have an rpi and some gpio ‘hats’ for it. it’s good, low voltage: you can’t hurt yourself: and anyway the earth leakage switch “should” sense any grounding in time before the Amperes kick in and turn you into the pink mist.

the photon electron though, that thing is awesome and it has a 240v mains relay, truely dangerous (although not as bad as that funny guy who does Tesla coil videos on YouTube) however I haven’t figured out the wiring yet to get it working proper
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