Raspberry Pi delayed again

The R270 credit card sized computer has been delayed once again

By - April 2, 2012
Raspberry Pi Logo

Consumers will have to wait even longer for their Raspberry Pi computers after distributors refuse to sell the device without proper certification.

The device, which saw pre-orders sell out within a single day, was previously delayed due to a manufacturing error that saw the incorrect Ethernet adapter being installed onto the boards.

Now two U.K. retail partners are refusing to distribute the device until it gets a “CE” marking, showing that the manufacturer has complied with European regulations.

The Raspberry Pi team did not previously seek approval for the device, because they believed it was not a “finished end product”, and thus did not need the certification.

The foundation says that the first 2,000 boards will arrive in the U.K. on 2 April, and will be CE certified as soon as possible.

Read the full story at: Boy Genius Report.

Forum discussion

Shutterstock is the image partner of MyBroadband – more technology images

Join the conversation

Connect with Us

androidappletwitterfacebookgoogleplusfeednewsletter

Poll

Have you used WhatsApp voice calling yet?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

More News

South Africa’s most valuable export – brilliant South Africans

Made in South Africa

Many countries are benefitting from brilliant South Africans who are doing extraordinary things overseas

Treasury cuts off municipalities that owe Eskom billions

Stealing electricity eskom

National Treasury has begun withholding purse from as many as 60 Municipalities who owe power utility Eskom billions.

Sentech CEO moves to SITA

Sentech

The board at signal distributor for the South African broadcasting sector, Sentech, has accepted the resignation of CEO Setumo Mohapi, who moves to Sita

MultiChoice welcomes MyBroadband TV

MyBroadband TV smartcard

MultiChoice has welcomed fresh competition in the pay TV space

X

Newsletter Subscription


Name
Email *
Enter the following to confirm your subscription *
Captcha image


Free MyBroadband Newsletter
Subscribe
X
bool(true)