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Please go to “where to buy” http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/do-it-yourself/where-to-buy.html and contact your preferred re-seller from the list, inquire about the availability of Galileo Gen 2. Those re-sellers already ordered Galileo Gen 2 from Intel and they should have received it by now.
I just went through all of them and none have the Galileo Gen 2 in their online catalog (some don't even have the original one), but I'll try to contact some and inquire about availability.
I'll let you all know if I get some info.
Here in the UK, NONE of the suppliers have any stock.
Amazon UK has a GEN1 one for sale by an independent seller at a whopping £178 ($299)
Maplin want £60 ($100) for them, but have no stock anywhere in the UK.
Compare this to R-PI which is a very close competitor, at only £25 ($42) and in full stock all around the country.
This is a very poor show.
I'm quite taken with Galileo but there is no way I can get hold of any, and I was hoping to use about 12 of them for my Masters Research project.
I am seriously having to think about switching to R-PI. I have just ordered 2 from Farnell for comparison, they have 8576 in stock as I speak.
That's the original Galileo you have seen, right?
Mouser have those on stock (it's in the US, but they ship to Europe, and at least to Denmark it's free shipping if I order for about $100):
I'm looking for the Gen 2, that's not even on their website, I haven't found it for sale anywhere. I have asked Mouser for an estimate on delivery time of the new board, but haven't gotten a reply back yet.
As I see it, the Galileo board and the RaspberryPi each have their advantages. If you want something cheap to display stuff on a screen, the RaspberryPi is great, but the possibilities with expansions via Mini PCI Express is a key advantage for the Galileo in addition to the somewhat extensive shield compatibility with Arduino.
I should correct a mistake in my last post:
The price of the Galileos was shown including TAX, the R-PI without, so the correct price of the R-PI in the UK, for comparison should have been shown as £30, ($50.4)
In my post I searched for both Gen1 and Gen2, and found nothing except what I reported above.
For a developer in the UK, the choice is a no-brainer. What's the use of a board with great IO Capabilities via PCI-E if they are not available?
R-PI is available for significantly less price, has just as much IO capability, (using USB instead of PCI-E, which is neither here nor there really).
Don't get me wrong, I want to stick with Galileo, but how can I when they are simply not available?
The UK is not some backwater part of the world, but it must show how little interest there is that none of the UK suppliers have taken up any stock.
The UK is awash with R-PI - I could walk to my nearest gadget store and buy as many as I please. But lets forget R-PI for the moment, another comparison might be Beaglebone Black - it costs just £42 delivered, and has loads of 'capes' which are similar to shields, and the new board runs at 1GHz!
Yes, I found only Gen1 - I couldn't find Gen2 anywhere.
I can't speak for Gen 1 availability, but the Gen 2 boards are not yet released to the public. I haven't found a release date for the public.
I think that's old information. Production-ready boards have only recently been available for Intel employees in the last couple of weeks. Any other references previously are probably testers.
Also, it looks like that site was most recently updated in 2013.
It sounds a bit weird that they would put in Status: Launched last year, but whatever.
I didn't notice that bit.
Edit: nevermind what I wrote here before.
This site says August as well: Intel Announces Galileo Gen 2 Development Board Based on Quark SoC
This is consistent with my previous understanding as well.