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Thrun

Greetings, i'm about to buy an arduino lilypad for the first time, however while checking the store i found something that bothers me, the Lilypad Arduino USB sells for 22.90 + VAT, while the Lilypad Arduino Main Board sells for 15.90 + VAT and also has more pins, why is that? The informations on the store page are rather poor.

Grumpy_Mike

Please supply links to what you are looking at.

Whandall

Ah, this is obviously some strange usage of the word 'safe' that I wasn't previously aware of. (D.Adams)

Osqui

Well, in fact, it seems Lilypads are pretty abandoned...they are not even mentioned as a Genuino product...Am I wrong?

CrossRoads

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Jun 04, 2016, 01:53 am Last Edit: Jun 04, 2016, 01:55 am by CrossRoads
Sure seem to be alive & active under Arduino product:
https://www.arduino.cc/en/Main/Products
Sparkfun still carrying them
https://www.sparkfun.com/search/results?term=lilypad
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Osqui

Yes, Sparkfun are carrying them because (I suppose) they still have stock.

And yes, they are an Arduino product but...why not they are a Genuino product? This is very suspect...is the future of Lilypad family in danger? Maybe they are designing another (more modern) family of wearable boards and we don't know? What is really happening?

PD: As I've said in other post of this forum, this question is not only about Lilypads...the unbalanced stock between Arduino and Genuino products (Yún, Due, shields, etc) is shocking me.

Osqui

Well...no answer...as usual  :(

2trillion

You can buy them on newegg for less than Sparkfun.
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