metis wrote:paul, if we buy the arduinos that means we have cash tied up in inventory. odds are we can't afford to buy enough volume to get a bulk discount, so we'd have to sell them above retail to make a profit. we might be able to buy them at discount if a vendor was willing to consider a discount as donation.
does someone who knows more about what kinds of sparky parts are annoying to not have want to create a poll on here to ask how much/often folks would use the machine for it?
someone's also gonna have to package parts in a fashion that'll feed from the machine.
as i ponder this more, it sounds both really cool, and kinda silly as we've the HUGE pile of gear for parts harvesting.
We will then set you account to “reseller”, email you back and you’ll have access to reseller pricing on our kits, up to 40% off, depend on quantity.
All we ask is that you make orders over $250 per order, this is so we don’t go out of business doing this – so far all Hacker Spaces have been above $500 per order since they’re ordering a lot so we’re putting $250 for now as the minimum.
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