Have you seen the PINE 64?

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Re: Have you seen the PINE 64?

Post by rhkean@gmail.com »

I was wanting a CHIP before the Pine was announced.

The biggest problems I have are
1. it's been promised for about a year
2. It's not really $9 when you factor in the video adapters cost more than the computer... $10 VGA & $15 HDMI... That makes the $9 CHIP a $24 Pi A+

(don't get me wrong, though.... I'll still buy one if they ever start shipping. ROFL )
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Re: Have you seen the PINE 64?

Post by charudatt »

C.H.I.P is still worth it at $9 + shipping. Not worth if you are going to use it with the Monitor etc. Headless Server is a great application.

Gives RPi-0 a run for its money.

Yes the shipping takes away the fun from the costing, which is the case with most of the KickStarter project.

With a fixed Memory (NAND-FLASH) on the Hardware, Diet-Pi seems like a must........ that's my personal opinion.
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yeah... My co-worker got in on the kickstarter and brought his in to the office a while back. I've changed my opinion on the C.H.I.P.

I'll probably order one from their next production run.
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Re: Have you seen the PINE 64?

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rhkean@gmail.com wrote:yeah... My co-worker got in on the kickstarter and brought his in to the office a while back. I've changed my opinion on the C.H.I.P.

I'll probably order one from their next production run.
Wish I was living in America ;)
- $9 = chip
- $6.22= shipping
- £8 = HMRC tax
- £8 = "handling fee"

Rob: Would you be up for doing the DietPi image on the C.H.I.P if you get one?
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Hi rhkean,
Fourdee wrote:Rob: Would you be up for doing the DietPi image on the C.H.I.P if you get one?
Yes, ... please!

Thanks in advance.

cu
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Fourdee wrote:
rhkean@gmail.com wrote:yeah... My co-worker got in on the kickstarter and brought his in to the office a while back. I've changed my opinion on the C.H.I.P.

I'll probably order one from their next production run.
Wish I was living in America ;)
- $9 = chip
- $6.22= shipping
- £8 = HMRC tax
- £8 = "handling fee"

Rob: Would you be up for doing the DietPi image on the C.H.I.P if you get one?
absolutely! It'll be a week or 2 before I can order it, though. We had a plumbing emergency in the house over the weekend.... The repairs to the house and bank account need to happen first. :?

(at least that's what my wife keeps telling me) :D
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rhkean@gmail.com wrote: absolutely!
Excellent ! :)
We had a plumbing emergency in the house over the weekend.... The repairs to the house and bank account need to happen first. :?
Gutted, hopefully not too much damage to appliances?
Our washing machine packed in the other day, all digs into the bank :( Although the good news, it handles 8KG load, yay!
(at least that's what my wife keeps telling me) :D
Lmao :) Tell her the CHIP can be used to detect water in the house ;)
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Fourdee wrote:
rhkean@gmail.com wrote:(at least that's what my wife keeps telling me) :D
Lmao :) Tell her the CHIP can be used to detect water in the house ;)
Bwuahahahahaha!!!!!!!

:lol: :lol: :lol: :D :lol: :mrgreen:
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Re: Have you seen the PINE 64?

Post by UnixOutlaw »

Well - I've got 2 x Pine 64+ (2GB + wifi/bt)...

I've got 5 CHIPs (one's a PocketCHIP), and another 4 on the way...

The whole "CHIP" ecosystem is light years ahead of Pine... Pine are still mesolithic... I didn't really buy them for a desktop experience - they're for discreet "headless" tasks mostly... was hoping to use a Pine with a Motorola Lapdock as a "desktop experience".

Anyway - got DietPI on one of them now (other one's running Armbian "headless").

Few teething issues with DietPI on this "pizzo di merda" (that is, literally, its hostname) - but it's HEAPs better than the Debian build pointed to by their forum... I'll find a more appropriate thread to post my questions...

I commented on the Pine64 forum it was a shame that DietPI didn't have XFCE as an option - and NOW IT DOES!

What other SBCs have I got? I've got an original plain-jane BananaPI... I've got an Orange PI Plus 2E on the way...

As far as stability and software goes, CHIP and Banana run rings around the Pine...
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