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Your shop is showing plenty of stock, can I have my hardware please?
I too have never received anything....
I never got my hardware, who i I contact?
Hello?! What happened?
We also awaiting Scratch interface..I can see that Cookbook is coming slowly so with my experience and your current progress I can imagine to be ready for September 2016.
What about Scratch interface. It is now mid June my daughter is so disappointed and your kit It is just laying there doing nothing. We already played a lot with Rockpool and sensors but Scratch was the biggest thing for us. If the cookbook will be ready more less for September what about Scratch ?March 2017? this so far my most optimistic assumption right now.... can you please comment...
Looks like all the Pirates are being held hostage by the Monkeys, Robots and Ninjas!!! Sadly, my otherwise awesome mega treasure chest sits all but unused at the bottom of a box waiting for me to move house ... and there it will stay after I move if there's nothing new from the Pirates. Sad - Flotilla had potential to really kickstart another "bedroom revolution" like we had back in the '80s, but I guess it's not to be :'(
The pirates have deserted their islands and left their treasures well hidden in the chest.
One mega treasure chest for sale.
Can we have an update please? New version of Rockpool. Cookbook. Scratch interface. Half completed line following robot on YouTube. It is now May
Has the pirate crew deserted for richer pickings, or are they just ashore drinking some well earned grog before coming back to us in full flow? Hopefully Cap'n and Crew will be back soon with good news, fresh new rockpool, some cool cookbooks and some API docs that were promised for us folk who want to use other languages ...
Nice project, but it dies the moment the support stopped, almost no activity on the forum.
Just connecting the devices is nice for 1 time, but you want to experiment and to build something. This is made for kids that is why it is mentioned that there are simple cookbooks and a scratch interface, but since both of them are missing, It is just laying there doing nothing.
I'm a little sad that now they have delivered the hardware everything else seems to have slowed down. The cookbooks aren't getting updated, the promised rockpool update hasn't yet materialised, and the scratch interface isn't even being mentioned.
Do you have any news for us on these things?
Hi we got our Flotilla Mega Treasure Chest , but it didn't have any of the cookbooks. Any ETA on these please?
@Dave (thanks for the heads up about the UPS account set up. Miraculously, I received a UPS alert yesterday) and
The Mega Treasure Chests are expected to reach me by 9/3 : )
Got it!!! My daughter is excited to try everything out! It looks great!!
Hi Dave! thanks for you answer. I just got home yesterday and my parcel had arrived :). Everything looks pretty good and well packed. I'll test it this weekend.
@Ivan: I live in Spain so if your kit was sent on the same week perhaps it will take a bit longer.
@Dave, appreciate your advise/comments. Thank you : )
I've set up myUPS account, but too bad, Singapore is not part of the UPS MyChoice country.
Without a tracking #, there's no way I can track the shipment.
Ivan Hoe, Fransisco: I do not think anyone is getting notifications when the MegaChest ships - I certainly did not get one from Pimoroni when mine shipped. However since they are shipping via UPS if you set up a MyUPS account on the UPS site then you can get notified both when it ships (if you activate that option), and when delivery is going to happen.
That was what I did and that way I did get notifications from UPS both when they received it from Pimoroni and telling me when to expect the UPS delivery (I had to then reschedule it as I would be out for the initally scheduled delivery slot).
Have not got my 2 x Megatreasure kits nor comfirmation of shipping too.
No SD card either. Also waiting on any of the cookbooks. Any ETA on the cookbooks?
I haven't received neither my 2xMegatreasure kit nor comfirmation of shipping altough I filled in the survey some time ago. I looks like my kit is gonna be the last one :(
I didn't get an SD card with my pi either..
I didn't get an SD card with my Pi2.
Very happy as the MTC kit arrived today but without SD card for the ordered raspberry Pi :-( (I don't know if it's normal ?) Anyway I'll give it a try with my young kid !! . Thank you Pimoroni , You made it !!
Quick thanks to Anne Marie for sorting the SD card issue :)
What's the score with SD cards for those of us that ordered RasPi's as well? I've seen that at least one person has confirmed they got an SD card in their delivery.
Mine had no SD card.
Yeees! It looks so incredibly good. Thanks!
Just got mine, haven't plugged anything in yet but just looking at it I can see there's a lot of love and hard work gone in to. Thanks. :)
Just received the mega treasure chest today ! Yahoo ! Can't wait to play with it !
Flotilla arrived here - yay!!!
The kids (and I) will be happy to get some play time out of it next week, really looking forward to it!
Thanks a lot for keeping us updated in real-time on the shipping progress! This is very much appreciated!
Super mini update: Another 120 Flotilla have left us this week so far and we'll be getting more out before the week is done! It looks like we have just 100 units to go to cover everyone who has filled in their surveys!
Mine just arrived as well, can't believe it's a year to date since you were funded! Thanks and congrats!
Mine arrived this morning: present, correct - and beautiful! Pi2 was enclosed, as was pibow flotilla and SD card. (Do these additions define the final tier?) I believe that the recipes are to follow. There is a useful link here (@gadgetoid's comment and link): http://forums.pimoroni.com/t/none-coder-asks-wheres-the-code/1780/4
Well done Pimoroni, and wishing you every success. Onwards and upwards!
I did send a mail more then 2 weeks ago but still does not have a response on it.
I have 1 light sensor that is not working or not responding at all.
For the others I also have no recipe cards I think nobody has ?
same here, fantastic packaging, pieces look great, starter guide easy, but i also miss the recipe cards (that is where i would have started but there not there), thanks for making flotilla
Hi Guy's Well UPS have just delivered and all seems well on the hardware front (all modules accounted for). obviously not had the time to test it all works as yet. As others have said can not seem to find any recipe cards for what to do with it all.
@Richard If you log into Kickstarter and go to the campaign page, the reward level you pledged should be highlighted in green. The update seems to indicate that the last one left to be shipped is the second £109 level. I'm in that one, waiting impatiently. I was hoping to be able to do some tinkering with the kids during their winter break next week, but it looks like that might not happen.
I wish it were clear which batch one is in, but I can find no way to find out. Still waiting, waiting, ....
@Pimoroni-Paul, have you got my reply to your message?
Thanks, the better half is on parcel receiving duty :-)
Tony: They shipped Friday!
Still not got my 2 MTC on the £198 buy one gift one, was hoping to use them at our monthly Raspberry Jam tomorrw afternoon but alas not. Hope UPS knock loud so the wife hears them while I'm out tomorrow. As an early backer (156) a bit sad we were left till last.
Mine has arrived a couple of days ago. Now to find time to play.
New shipping update! Headline news is that only one tier remains to ship (the last £109 tier).
Mine arrived yesterday, lovely work lads. Me and the young lad are getting going this evening. Thanks
I hope UPS was really really cheap, because while they have nice trucks and all, they're apparently not very good at this "make sure the package gets to the addressee without him having to spend more time and effort than it would have taken to pick it up in Sheffield himself" thing :-/
Backer 1065, just received my MTC. Very high quality, very pleased with everything. Box is slightly damaged so carrier probably needs checking.
@Flotilla: Could you please help me understand the numbers in the updates? Thanks for providing numbers by the way - precise status updates are really appreciated!!
Jan 29 (Update #48): "...which leaves some 350 of you folks to go before we're basically done with hardware shipping."
Feb 7 (Update #49): 130 shipped and 200+ to go out next week. "This takes us up to 600 of the Mega Treasure Chests shipped and around 450 remain including all the upgrades you did through the shop."
So if I write down the maths: 350 backers - 130 units - 200 units = 450 units. That means each of those 350 backers mentioned in #48 had ordered on average (450+130+200)/350=2.2 units? Does that mean that most or all of the single-unit orders have been shipped? Or did I miss something?
So does this mean that my kit has finally shipped now? Have a break from class and would love to play with flotilla.
Although I received the "chest" a couple of weeks ago, it was always intended as a birthday present for my son (which was today). So it was only today that it was opened. Immediate "wow" factor on seeing box and content - it is really well presented. Worth waiting for.
We have the purple spotted bag, and it has some plastic rectangular pieces. But no getting started guide (unless that is the couple of A4 sheets included in the packing), no recipe cards, no paper crafts. Are these following later?