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Build your next great idea in minutes, not hours. Hassle-free digital tinkering for everyone with Flotilla for Raspberry Pi!
Build your next great idea in minutes, not hours. Hassle-free digital tinkering for everyone with Flotilla for Raspberry Pi!
Build your next great idea in minutes, not hours. Hassle-free digital tinkering for everyone with Flotilla for Raspberry Pi!
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    1. Missing avatar

      Richard on December 16, 2016

      Hi Me Hearties

      Your shop is showing plenty of stock, can I have my hardware please?

      Cheers

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      Curtis Sasaki on November 22, 2016

      I too have never received anything....

    3. Will Tatam on September 30, 2016

      I never got my hardware, who i I contact?

    4. Scott Moskowitz on September 14, 2016

      Hello?! What happened?

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      Michal on June 11, 2016

      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...

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      Mike on May 30, 2016

      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 :'(

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      Peter van Nes on May 25, 2016

      The pirates have deserted their islands and left their treasures well hidden in the chest.
      One mega treasure chest for sale.

    8. Nicholas Aleksander on May 4, 2016

      Can we have an update please? New version of Rockpool. Cookbook. Scratch interface. Half completed line following robot on YouTube. It is now May

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      Mike on April 14, 2016

      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 ...

    10. Danny Dom on April 7, 2016

      Same, here
      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.

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      Paul Butterworth on March 18, 2016

      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?

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      daniel wood on March 13, 2016

      Hi we got our Flotilla Mega Treasure Chest , but it didn't have any of the cookbooks. Any ETA on these please?

      thanks

    13. Ivan Hoe on March 7, 2016

      @Dave (thanks for the heads up about the UPS account set up. Miraculously, I received a UPS alert yesterday) and
      @Franciso,
      The Mega Treasure Chests are expected to reach me by 9/3 : )

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      Anita gray Saito
      Superbacker
      on March 5, 2016

      Got it!!! My daughter is excited to try everything out! It looks great!!

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      Francisco on March 3, 2016

      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.

    16. Ivan Hoe on March 2, 2016

      @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.

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      Dave Walker on March 2, 2016

      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).

    18. Ivan Hoe on March 1, 2016

      Have not got my 2 x Megatreasure kits nor comfirmation of shipping too.

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      Pareshkumar on March 1, 2016

      No SD card either. Also waiting on any of the cookbooks. Any ETA on the cookbooks?

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      Francisco on March 1, 2016

      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 :(

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      Dan London on February 28, 2016

      I didn't get an SD card with my pi either..

    22. marc on February 27, 2016

      I didn't get an SD card with my Pi2.

    23. Olivier Reiland on February 26, 2016

      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 !!

    24. Barry Doolan on February 26, 2016

      Quick thanks to Anne Marie for sorting the SD card issue :)

    25. Barry Doolan on February 25, 2016

      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.

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      Jens Woyke on February 22, 2016

      Yeees! It looks so incredibly good. Thanks!

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      David Bentley on February 19, 2016

      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. :)

    28. Pierre Ko on February 19, 2016

      Just received the mega treasure chest today ! Yahoo ! Can't wait to play with it !

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      JanW on February 18, 2016

      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!

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      JanW on February 17, 2016

      Thanks a lot for keeping us updated in real-time on the shipping progress! This is very much appreciated!

    31. Pimoroni Ltd 2-time creator on February 17, 2016

      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!

    32. Pierce on February 16, 2016

      Mine just arrived as well, can't believe it's a year to date since you were funded! Thanks and congrats!

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      Paul Brodie on February 16, 2016

      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!

    34. Danny Dom on February 16, 2016

      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 ?

    35. Oliver Brupbacher on February 15, 2016

      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

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      Tony Hughes on February 15, 2016

      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.

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      JanW on February 15, 2016

      @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.

    38. Richard Hyde
      Superbacker
      on February 13, 2016

      I wish it were clear which batch one is in, but I can find no way to find out. Still waiting, waiting, ....

    39. Ivan Hoe on February 13, 2016

      @Pimoroni-Paul, have you got my reply to your message?
      Thank you

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      Tony Hughes on February 13, 2016

      Thanks, the better half is on parcel receiving duty :-)

    41. Pimoroni Ltd 2-time creator on February 13, 2016

      Tony: They shipped Friday!

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      Tony Hughes on February 12, 2016

      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.

    43. Scott Turner
      Superbacker
      on February 12, 2016

      Mine has arrived a couple of days ago. Now to find time to play.

    44. Pimoroni Ltd 2-time creator on February 12, 2016

      New shipping update! Headline news is that only one tier remains to ship (the last £109 tier).

    45. Keith Dowling on February 12, 2016

      Mine arrived yesterday, lovely work lads. Me and the young lad are getting going this evening. Thanks

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      Fredrik Lundh on February 12, 2016

      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 :-/

    47. William Hide on February 9, 2016

      Backer 1065, just received my MTC. Very high quality, very pleased with everything. Box is slightly damaged so carrier probably needs checking.

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      JanW on February 8, 2016

      @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?

    49. Durrell Green on February 8, 2016

      So does this mean that my kit has finally shipped now? Have a break from class and would love to play with flotilla.

    50. Nicholas Aleksander on February 7, 2016

      Ahoy Pirates!

      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?

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