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The Parallella project will make parallel computing accessible to everyone.
The Parallella project will make parallel computing accessible to everyone.
The Parallella project will make parallel computing accessible to everyone.
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    1. Missing avatar

      Holger Trahe on

      Mine is waiting at the customs, which complain not having invoice, so they refuse to hand it over, because of not being able to bill the VAT

    2. David Harris on

      Mine came through to Canada customs free.

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      Murty Maganti on

      Yes, got the link from google.Quick question - can I connect the keyboard directly (with micro USB adapter) or do I have to connect through a USB hub?. Do i need active or passive hub if hub is required?

    4. Adapteva Creator on

      @murty Too bad about customs. Most people in Canada seem to have gotten their package without the need to pay fees. Note that the guide you are reading is out of date, thanks for telling us, we will delete it from the archive to avoid confusion.Did you find it through google? Note that the link written on the box and on our website is

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      Murty Maganti on

      Had to pay $25 customs here in Toronto. As per this document there should two heat sinks in the package one for zynq and one for ephiphany. But there is only one heat sink in the package i received. Can any one confirm how many should be in the package?

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      sgllama on

      Paid the customs fee at the weekend, package has been passed from DHL GlobalMail into the care of Yodel in the UK - so might have it next week, fingers crossed.

    7. Daniel Kiss on

      #1580 - Boards are received in Europe.
      Packing is absolutely correct, board looks nice, lets power on :)

    8. Adapteva Creator on

      @blais/@harris Thanks! Great to hear that Canada shipping worked out.

      @julien @gareth: Really sorry to hear about the DHL issues. The feedback so far seems to have been mixed, but clearly your experience are upsetting.

      @savage Great to hear that Parallella is circling the globe!

      @trick1..and everyone else Thanks for tellins us (and everyone) that the boards are starting to arrive!

    9. Frederick Blais on

      took 5 days to ship in Canada, no customs or duties. #5169
      the board looks really well made and is nice looking!

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      Julien on

      @Gareth Nelson: my experience with DHL easily put them in the depth of the ocean way below standard mail shipping, last time they just dropped the package at some relay point without asking and there was someone home but they never even rang the bell...

    11. Frederick Blais on

      Backer #5169 just received a shipping notice!

    12. Tim Savage on

      Received mine today in Sydney Australia. Will have to wait till I get home to power it up.

    13. David Harris on

      Just now received mine in west coast Canada, wee! #2891 Board and accessory pack. No customs or duties paid :-) I haven;t powered it up, as yet.

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      Murty Maganti on

      Did any one receive in Canada? If so, what customs duty fee is charged?

    15. Gareth Nelson on

      Just a quick note about DHL - they're currently threatening me with debt collectors for the import duty on my boards as they appear to charge you weeks later, got a letter this morning threatening me (despite never getting an original invoice).

      Be on the lookout people.

    16. AJ ONeal on

      I just got mine, but I don't have the time for another hobby project, so I've put her up for sale if any of you want another:…

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      Trick-1 on

      BTW. DHL, to Australia, no issues.

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      Trick-1 on

      Totally stoked! Well done to the folks at Adapteva.
      mini cloud arrived today backer ID#1917.
      I know it has been a long hard road.

    19. Rob Bezouwen

      Backer #2657 has also received his two A101040
      Parallella-16 with GPIO Zynq 7020 boards
      Thanks from The Netherlands

    20. Rick D

      I just received my shipping notification. My backer number is 3490. I'm looking forward to getting my board!

    21. Iori Mizutani on

      Backer #1811, I have received the box today!!! Thanks for all the efforts Adapteva! :-)

    22. Daniel Kiss on

      I have received the shipping notification too.

    23. David Harris on

      Mine #2891 finally got processed by USPS, so its in the system.

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      Bytemaniac on

      Got my shipping notification today :-)

    25. Tom Potts on

      mines now on its way!!!

    26. Aurel on

      I got my shipping notification yesteday. I am bacher from the EU. #3,214

    27. Jay on

      Update: I just got my shipping notification. #1,956

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      Bytemaniac on

      The parallella is shipping?
      I got no information - where can i get my backer number?

    29. David Harris on

      I just received shipping notice for #2891. I'm in Canada. My response to the survey was 11/4/2012. USPS doesn't show the tracking, yet. Pledge was one board and accessory kit.

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      Zachary on

      Double checked, definitely backer #2810, thought they were going to be shipped out by backer#? Not that I'm personally complaining! Received the boards today. :) I will note that I didn't receive the tracking email until 2 days after USPS says the package was shipped, so maybe there's an issue with getting the tracking emails out. Also, on the out chance that it helps figure anything out, I pledged at the 2 board level and currently hang my hat in Pennsylvania.

    31. Jay on

      Both Oneill #1,580 and I #1,956 are on the Parallella Community Forum saying that we haven't got our shipping notification yet. I filled out my survey on 7th November 2012. I'm an international backer - not sure if that makes a difference.

    32. Tom Potts on

      @david - my response is there. I'm in the UK I dont know if that makes a difference...

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      Mark Cavanagh on

      I'm backer 2385, and I got my shipping notice yesterday (4/19).

    34. David Harris on

      @Tom -- It should show at the bottom of your pledge group to the right of this page. And a link that says "Your response" If you have done, then I am not sure why Zachary at #2810 has an email, and you don't at a lower backer number. Perhaps Zachary made a typo? I am getting close. I expect we won't see any more action until after this long Easter weekend.

    35. Tom Potts on

      David - if that was oct 13 then yes.

    36. Tom Potts on

      When would that have been?

    37. David Harris on

      @Tom --- Did you fill out your survey?

    38. Tom Potts on

      I'm 2512 but not heard anything yet...

    39. Bryant Bair on

      @Zachary, gives me hope that I will receive mine before I move in 3 weeks and don't have an address for 30 days :) I'm 3762...

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      Zachary on

      Shipping notice this morning, backer #2810

    41. Roman Redkovich on

      Received shipping notice today, #2013.

    42. Rolf-Dieter Klein on

      Dont forget my "ROLF" pledge please ...

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      R on

      I got my shipping notice and tracking today. I'm #1512.

    44. David Harris on

      Yes, time for an update!! What backer number are we up to?

    45. J David Eisenberg on

      Still haven't received any word about shipment of any sort. I note that the "final push" update gave month and day -- but not the year.

    46. David Harris on

      Congrats for being a finalist in the ACE Awards in the Open Source Harware Platform category! (See )

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      Matthew Ng on

      Does the board come with CEC via HDMI?

    48. David Harris on

      Thanks for update #52 "Final push"

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      Paul Tsai on

      yeah, I need to update my address, how do I do that?

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