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[Amazon.ca] LABISTS Raspberry Pi 4 4GB Complete Starter Kit w/ 32GB Micro SD Card Noobs, 3A Power Supply, etc -- $114.74

Lightning Deal's back again... 30% claimed with 1:46hrs remaining. For the discerning nerd, you can get better quality stuff if you buy piecemeal. For the rest of us who just wanna get started with a Pi 4, this is pretty easy.

I've found this case to fit great, the fan to be quiet (assuming you use the Quiet Cooling Mode pinout), the power supply to provide all the necessary voltage/amps, and all accessories to function without issue.

LABISTS Raspberry Pi 4 Complete Starter Kit with 4GB RAM Board, 32GB Micro SD Card Noobs, 3A Power Supply with On/Off Switch, Upgraded Premium Black Case and Cooling Fan, 3 Heat Sinks

StrawberryIncludes Raspberry Pi 4 Model B - 4GB RAM, feature with latest Bluetooth 5.0, faster Gigabit Ethernet; compare with raspberry pi 3b+, pi 4 board has a good bit faster in the SD card read-write speeds and the GPU, plus Dual 4K monitor support, USB 3.0 and more ports, makes the raspberry pi 4 can be able to complete the projects which can not be completed by pi 3b+
Strawberry32 GB SanDisk Micro SD Card (Class 10) Pre-loaded with NOOBS, transfer read speeds of up to 98MB/s, ideal for raspberry pi projects, compatible with microSDHC and microSDXC supporting host devices; Equipped with USB MicroSD Card Reader with USB-A and USB-C ports, compatible with Macbook, make it easy for you to quickly explore the wonderful world of Raspberry Pi
Strawberry5.1V 3A USB-C Power Supply with on/off Switch(1.5M/5Feet), with Noise Filter, specially designed for the Raspberry Pi 4 Model B, it keeps your Pi 4B operating smoothly and at peak performance, easily press button to power on/off Raspberry Pi 4 board; Equipped with 2 high quality 1.5M/5Feet Micro HDMI to HDMI Cable for connection to full HDMI displays
StrawberryWith LABISTS customized premium raspberry pi 4 Case, offer your pi 4 good protection, easy to access to all ports, featured with a camera port for easy install and use of the raspberry pi camera module(not included). Double cooling with 1 cooling fan and 3 excellent heatsinks, no more worry about overheating while the pi working; Comes with a Raspberry Pi quick start guide help you get started easily
StrawberryGet this Raspberry Pi 4 Starter Kit to build your own RetroPie! Kit includes Raspberry Pi 4 Model B and everything you need to get up and running; It would be a great gift idea! LABISTS Worry-free 1 Year Warranty, lifetime efficient friendly customer service support.
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I just got mine yesterday and was impressed with the kit... Has everything to get up and running, and not a bad bundle price.
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Add a monitor/kb/mouse & u have a perfect (very) inexpensive rig for the non discerning light user esp the older folks. Raspbian is solid for the uninitiated & with more experience, can always multiboot for other purposes with a cheap mSD change.

More importantly, the Pi community ensures support til ... death I guess. My Pi2 1gb still runs fine & is the basis for the bedroom HTmedia rig.
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These kits with tiny heatsinks, noisy fans, plastic cases, and weak power supplies are BORDERLINE a scam. They worked for rpi1, and then these companies just kept selling them as the watts grew and grew on every new rpi version. While the pi4 will throttle automatically so nothing gets damaged, it has the capability to output a LOT of heat. Personally I think that the only appropriate cases are solid aluminum heatsink cases because they're silent and prevent throttling. The rpi4 gets hot enough that even these will feel very hot in the hand.

https://www.buyapi.ca/product/armor-cas ... l-b-black/
https://www.buyapi.ca/product/argon-neo ... pi-4-case/
https://www.buyapi.ca/product/flirc-ras ... pi-4-case/

Also, the internet is peppered with people complaining about cheap power supplies on rpis. You'll spend a lot more than $11 on no-name rpi PSUs before you find one that just equals the official one.

https://www.buyapi.ca/product/raspberry ... -us-black/

Also, it's worth noting that most services people run on rpi don't need 4GB RAM like in this kit, so you can save money and just get the base 2GB model for $49. The main reason I can think of for needing 4GB or 8GB of memory would be using the rpi as a desktop replacement for chrome tabs etc, in which case you definitely wouldn't want to be using these other components which will throttle it.
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Loomy wrote: These kits with tiny heatsinks, noisy fans, plastic cases, and weak power supplies are BORDERLINE a scam. They worked for rpi1, and then these companies just kept selling them as the watts grew and grew on every new rpi version. While the pi4 will throttle automatically so nothing gets damaged, it has the capability to output a LOT of heat. Personally I think that the only appropriate cases are solid aluminum heatsink cases because they're silent and prevent throttling. The rpi4 gets hot enough that even these will feel very hot in the hand.

https://www.buyapi.ca/product/armor-cas ... l-b-black/
https://www.buyapi.ca/product/argon-neo ... pi-4-case/
https://www.buyapi.ca/product/flirc-ras ... pi-4-case/

Also, the internet is peppered with people complaining about cheap power supplies on rpis. You'll spend a lot more than $11 on no-name rpi PSUs before you find one that just equals the official one.

https://www.buyapi.ca/product/raspberry ... -us-black/

Also, it's worth noting that most services people run on rpi don't need 4GB RAM like in this kit, so you can save money and just get the base 2GB model for $49. The main reason I can think of for needing 4GB or 8GB of memory would be using the rpi as a desktop replacement for chrome tabs etc, in which case you definitely wouldn't want to be using these other components which will throttle it.
I got mine a few weeks ago. The case/kit is not that bad. The temperature is about 45C during normal load and the highest it got was about 70C stressed.
Agree 4GB is overkill as a NAS/webserver/torrentbox - 2GB is sufficient.

Buyapie is not exactly cheap because they charge quite a bit for shipping.
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ericw wrote: Agree 4GB is overkill as a NAS/webserver/torrentbox - 2GB is sufficient.

Buyapie is not exactly cheap because they charge quite a bit for shipping.
4GB can be a boon if you're gonna run a bunch of Docker containers, use Nextcloud's Talk video calling or web-based Office apps, have a large Plex/Emby/Jellyfin library, etc. With this new gen of Pi's, gone are the days of having to run only a few services so you don't bottleneck the RAM (or network throughput). DietPi ftw -- load 'em up.

I checked against buyapi's pricing and came up with $170-180+tax to get a similar loadout, albeit with a bit more recognizable name brand accessories. 🤷
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trendless wrote: Crazy that the 1GB version is only $2 less.
RPI has updated the version and didnt change the price. The older 1GB is old stock.
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trendless wrote: Crazy that the 1GB version is only $2 less.
It's actually eol now.
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ericw wrote: I got mine a few weeks ago. The case/kit is not that bad. The temperature is about 45C during normal load and the highest it got was about 70C stressed.
Agree 4GB is overkill as a NAS/webserver/torrentbox - 2GB is sufficient.

Buyapie is not exactly cheap because they charge quite a bit for shipping.
An rpi4 is almost overkill for many headless purposes that don't need an a 72 soc it's almost begging to do more and maybe that's the demand for ram.
I think these will sell well for most headless purposes and only requires a 5v 1amp PSU.

http://wiki.friendlyarm.com/wiki/index.php/NanoPi_NEO3
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lead wrote: An rpi4 is almost overkill for slot of headless of purposes that don't need an a 72 soc it's almost begging to do more and maybe that's the demand for ram.
I think these will sell well for most headless purposes and only requires a 5v 1amp PSU.

http://wiki.friendlyarm.com/wiki/index.php/NanoPi_NEO3
I wish there were more alternatives out there.

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