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Posted · Buy Raspberry Pi online in Amsterdam?

Hey guys!

I'm hoping someone can help. I live in Sydney, Australia. My stepbrother moved to Amsterdam a couple of years ago, and his birthday is coming up. I want to get him a Raspberry Pi (starter kit, with a case, SD card, PSU).

I could buy one here and send it, but ideally I'd like to buy it online from a place in or near Amsterdam to save on shipping. And to support local business by proxy!

I don't speak Dutch, so I need to find an online store with an English option. I've tried Googling but failed miserably. So, I thought I'd ask the closest thing I have to a Dutch friend, the Ultimaker forum.

Can anyone suggest a good online store, based in Amsterdam with an English-friendly site, that sells the Raspberry Pi?

Thanks!

 

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Posted · Buy Raspberry Pi online in Amsterdam?

This a price comparison list (from a dutch tech website) with a lot of web shops you could check out.

http://tweakers.net/pricewatch/320116/raspberry-pi-model-b-(512mb).html

edit; for example this one: http://www.kiwi-electronics.nl/raspberry-pi%C2%A0

And remember that 90% of the dutch also speak english, especially those working in the computer/technology related business.

 

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Posted · Buy Raspberry Pi online in Amsterdam?

If they are working in the computer / tech industry, one may assume its 100%.

 

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Posted · Buy Raspberry Pi online in Amsterdam?

If they are working in the computer / tech industry, one may assume its 100%.

 

Well some recent examples made me downgrade that figure a bit.... :-|

 

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Posted · Buy Raspberry Pi online in Amsterdam?

Awesome, Dieselpower, thanks so much - Kiwi looks good.

I was impressed (and embarrassed...) by how many Dutch people I met in Amsterdam spoke English. Impressed because the standard was excellent, and embarrassed because I only speak English... pretty normal in Australia, but embarrassing by European standards!

 

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Posted · Buy Raspberry Pi online in Amsterdam?

Not quite by european standards. I've noticed that the level of english is much lower in other parts of europe.

I personally blame subtitles (instead of synchronization) on television for many dutch people speaking english. Atleast, that how I learned most of it.

 

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