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gdemeny

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« on: April 25, 2012, 08:11:00 PM »
Has anyone purchased from either of these sites? I believe they're both in China.If you have experience with them please answer the following:
  • Are they legit or scam?
  • How much is shipping?
  • How long does shipping take?
-George

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Re: Online Stores
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2012, 09:29:54 PM »
For what it's worth, I saw in the writeup on makezine that seeed studio was running the soldering workshop at china's first maker fairer.... They can't be all bad :D

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« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2012, 10:11:55 PM »
George, Seeed is a pretty big name. I ordered an RFID reader and tags from them awhile back, and it worked great and was the cheapest solution I could find. It might take awhile to get things, but they are well known and actually work with a lot of other OSHW vendors like Dangerous Prototypes. Their documentation wikis are pretty good too.


I've heard of iTead, but haven't ordered from them before. I haven't heard anything bad about them, though.

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Re: Online Stores
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2012, 07:02:43 PM »
Thanks guys for your feedback, I think I'll try ITead Studio. At least we'll have experience with them too. :)
-George