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Component supply issues and stock availability

09 Apr 2022

Over the past 18 months we have been finding increasing problems purchasing the chips and passive components used for many of our Raspberry Pi expansion boards. Globally there have been component shortages since early 2020 due to Covid 19 and other factors which have caused production problems for everyone.  We have been unable to purchase the MCP23017 IO expander produced by Microchip for several months and our suppliers are showing their next stock being available in April... read component supply issues and stock availability post


3D printed spacer for the Raspberry Pi

02 Dec 2020

Patrick Dubois D'Enghien has created this useful 3D printed spacer for Raspberry Pi expansion boards and hats and has released it on Thingiverse under the under the Creative Commons - Attribution - Non-Commercial license. The spacer can be used as a replacement for our metal mounting kit or for holding full size expansion boards on the Raspberry Pi Zero. If you have a 3D printer you can download the 3D model from https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4671889 ... read 3d printed spacer for the raspberry pi post


Coronavirus COVID19 Delivery and Posting Changes

19 Mar 2020

Update 29th December 2020 Deliveries to Europe will now go ahead as normal after Royal Mail now have access to European destinations Update 22th December 2020 Due to the new Covid 19 restrictions in place across Europe and the closure of ports and air travel to destinations outside of the United Kingdom, there will be delivery delays on international deliveries. Any orders placed while the UK borders are closed will be sent when the borders reopen. For information on the... read coronavirus covid19 delivery and posting changes post


New Product Launch I2C Switch

30 Nov 2019

We have launched a new product, the I2C switch allows you to switch between four I2C busses on the Raspberry Pi. https://www.abelectronics.co.uk/p/84/i2c-switch ... read new product launch i2c switch post


Email issues with yahoo accounts

22 Aug 2019

We are currently experiencing problems sending order confirmation emails to addresses ending with @yahoo.co.uk and @yahoo.com We have contacted yahoo’s support team and are waiting for them to resolve the problem with their servers. There are not any issues with all other email providers and email addresses. ... read email issues with yahoo accounts post


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