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Sample boxes for Bus Pirate educational kit

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Needed a box for the educational kit so Seeed's sourcers went to Huaqiangbei market and returned with this collection a few hours later. Very cool.

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Shopping TaoBao: Our first steps

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

Some time ago a forum member brought up Taobao as a cheap alternative to eBay. Since we like to shop on a budget, we decided to give it a go. Shopping on Taobao is not as easy as shopping on eBay, and consists of more steps between ordering, and receiving...

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Posted in new parts | 16 Comments »

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