30 Mar '12, 9pm
An @element14 competition winner has some unboxing pics of the qualification prototype Raspi he won:
I am not sure if this counts as a first unboxing, but I thought I would share it with you all anyway. I was extremely lucky to be one of the Element14 Road Test winners and this morning and was very surprised and excited to receive a box from Farnell/Element14 via UPS. I should say that it did come with a disclaimer that says it is an R&D Prototype and that it is not necessarily in the form that the final, finished product will be made available. I guess that is in case any changes are required as a consequence of the compliance testing. At the risk of being deluged with questions that I cannot answer yet, or hate mail from the angry and frustrated (please don't hate me) I thought I would share a few pics before I get back to my day job. Sorry, I just had to rip the box open before I got the camera out. It really is very neat and small, but the really exciting part should ...