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PiJuice - Advice?

Tue Sep 19, 2023 1:21 pm

Hi all

I was starting to work on a new project and needed a UPS - I remembered the PiJuice from a while back, so headed over to PiSupply to check out the options, but when I went to the store I saw this
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and wasn't sure what to make of that! seemed a bit odd to be selling YouTube subscribers and Google Reviews - asked a few friends they agreed it sounded fishy... does anyone here have a view?

As I recall the PiJuice was well received; MagPi gave it 5/5 ( and it certainly does everything I need it to

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Re: PiJuice - Advice?

Tue Sep 19, 2023 3:29 pm

Maybe Pi Supply's website was hacked?

I think the PiJuice team moved on to other things, and the product became unavailable a couple of years back. When I was a reseller I got several requests for it, but we couldn't get stock. A shame, as it seemed to be a decent product
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Re: PiJuice - Advice?

Tue Sep 19, 2023 3:35 pm

Try contacting them, it’s listed as in stock on their site.

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Re: PiJuice - Advice?

Tue Sep 19, 2023 4:10 pm

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Re: PiJuice - Advice?

Thu Sep 21, 2023 2:32 pm

@scruss yes that was my concern as well - I have found it being available

my hope was that perhaps it was just a joke, prank or even maybe it was training new staff how to add products and was forgotten to be removed? question is if the software repo could be problematic as well?

I had considered using a Witty instead - ... spberry-pi ; what I prefer in the PiJuice is that the battery temp is monitored if the sensor is available but mostly the fewer pin conflicts when you look at the pinout - if anyone has experience with the Witty, would love to know how it worked for you

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Re: PiJuice - Advice?

Mon Oct 02, 2023 7:13 am

Just checked back on the PiSupply site and they are gone now :)

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Re: PiJuice - Advice?

Tue Oct 10, 2023 11:18 am

@TheOtherPiGuy I've got a couple that I've never go around to using. If you're interested you can have them for the cost of postage if you are in the UK.
I don't know what state the batteries are in, may need replacing by now as I got these when they fist came out.

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