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The New Raspberry Pi 3

Just in time for the Raspberry Pi’s 4th birthday the Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced the Raspberry Pi 3!

So what has changed with this already fantastic single board computer? There are 3 major upgrades to the Raspberry Pi 3:

The chipset: The Pi 3 features the next generation Broadcom BCM2837 64-bit ARMv8 quad core processor clocked to 1.2GHz.

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2nd Annual Pi Day Science Celebration

BC Robotics will be setting up a booth full of Raspberry Pi at NS3’s 2nd Annual Pi Day Science Celebration! Please join us on Saturday, March 5th from 10AM to 2PM for a science celebration at the Departure Bay Elementary School in Nanaimo. The event will have fun hands-on activities put on by a variety of science groups, a giant chain-reaction built by teams from different organizations (starts off at 1PM), a pie walk and more!

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Light Packet Shipping

Some of you might have noticed we added a ‘light packet’ logo to many of our product pages. You might ask ‘what is light packet?’ It is a low cost shipping method we offer for Canada and The United States. The logo indicates that specific product is eligible for light packet shipping.

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Holiday Shipping

Good news everyone! As of December 8, 2015, We have extended our Canada Post shipping cut off to 4:00 PM Pacific Time (7:00 PM Eastern Time). This means all orders placed before these times will ship out same day! That’s 2 extra hours of shopping!

Shipping Deadlines:

We do want to remind everyone about the upcoming holiday shipping deadlines as they are fast approaching!

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2015 Holiday Season Shipping Dates

Christmas is a busy time for everyone and during that rush people tend to forget about shipping dates. Please consider these ship dates as guidelines as we cannot guarantee delivery before December 24th.

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