[Dev] [ARM] BeagleBone Black donation

Greg Tomko greg at gregtomko.com
Mon Oct 19 13:13:18 GMT 2015


Should have replied from this e-mail. Please do not affiliate the
purchase with the other e-mail. 


On 2015-10-19 09:11, Gregory Tomko wrote: 

> Guess it went to the full mailing list anyway. Oh well. (Hi everyone)
> I'll look into this a bit more and figure out which way I'll approach. Either way, I'll get you guys a Beaglebone Black! 
> -Greg
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dev [mailto:dev-bounces at lists.parabola.nu] On Behalf Of André Silva
> Sent: Monday, October 19, 2015 9:05 AM
> To: Parabola Mail List <dev at lists.parabola.nu>
> Subject: Re: [Dev] [ARM] BeagleBone Black donation
> On 10/19/2015 09:36 AM, Greg Tomko wrote: 
>> Hi André,
>> The BeagleBone Black does require a power supply, I checked their main 
>> site [1]. One thought I had was someone buying it from the U.S. and 
>> shipping it. I found it for $49.99 [2] and since it's under $50 USD I 
>> think it's excluded from VAT and other taxes, it just needs to be 
>> shipped with PS Form 6182 [3].
>> With all that said, I'm not sure if it's more of a hassle though to go 
>> that route and if there is a risk of it getting stuck at customs. If 
>> it does make sense, put that idea out to the group. Otherwise, what 
>> options do you have for receiving funds? I'm willing to make a 
>> donation for this. I didn't reply to the group because I'm selective 
>> of when I want my name out there. :)
> You're right, shipping in Uruguay under $ 50 USD are excluded from VAT and other taxes, and it just needs to be shipped with PS Form 6182, also i suggest you declare it as gift and we won't have problems with customs. Since 2 years ago, i bought some devices (eg. a cpu in Hong Kong and US) via online under those requirements without problems.
> However, if you aren't sure send it under this way, you can donate with money under wire tranfer to our Parabola fund account [0 [1]] or money transfer under Western Union/More directly to coadde or me.
> [0]:https://wiki.parabola.nu/Donations#Wire_transfers [1]
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[1] https://wiki.parabola.nu/Donations#Wire_transfers
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