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Raspberry Pi

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The Raspberry Pi is a small but powerful Linux based computer that was created to help educate a new generation of programmers and electronics engineers. This incredible piece of hardware has also been widely adopted by Makers, Hackers and Hobbyists, who have used it in various applications. It is also starting to be integrated into end-products by the commercial world.

Developed by the Raspberry PI foundation, the Raspberry Pi computer is a credit card sized ARM based PC. It can do many of the things that a desktop PC can do including word-processing, games, playing back High-Definition video or surfing the Internet. However, easy access to the processor's GPIO gives the Raspberry Pi an extra dimension, as this has allowed users to attach and control hardware and external devices via software code.

In our Raspberry Pi section, you will find lots of useful resources that will help you get the best out of your Raspberry Pi. We start with the basics of "getting started" through to programming examples and PCB schematics to create your own add on boards. There are also lots of interesting Blogs and Technical Articles to read and share.

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RASPBERRY PI BOARDS

The latest variant of the Raspberry Pi is the Raspberry Pi 2. This new board features a Quad Core 900MHz Arm Cortex-A7 processor and 1Gb of DDR2 RAM.

There are three remaining variants of Raspberry Pi the A+, B+ and Compute Pi which all use the same 700MHz Arm Processor and run the same Operating Systems.

The latest Raspberry Pi 2 model 

Raspberry Pi 2 Model B

Raspberry Pi 2 Model B
 

Raspberry Pi 2 Model B

Price £26.60
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Raspberry Pi A+

Raspberry Pi A+
 

Raspberry Pi A+

Price £15.50
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Raspberry Pi B+

Raspberry Pi B+
 

Raspberry Pi B+

Price £16.00
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Raspberry Pi Compute Module Kit

Raspberry Pi Compute Module Kit
 

Raspberry Pi Compute Module Kit

Price £65.99
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Raspberry Pi Compute Module (board only)

Raspberry Pi Compute Module (board only)
 

Raspberry Pi Compute Module (board only)

Price £26.00
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Camera Module for Raspberry Pi

Camera Module for Raspberry Pi
 

Raspberry Pi Video Module Raspberry Pi Camera Boar

Price £16.20
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GETTING STARTED WITH RASPBERRY PI

What you need to get your Raspberry Pi up and runn

What you need to get your Raspberry Pi up and running
 

Now that you have purchased either a Raspberry Pi Model A+ (833-2699) or a Raspberry Pi Model B+ (.......

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Raspberry Pi - Getting started guide

Raspberry Pi - Getting started guide
 

Helpful Raspberry Pi Videos 1. Connecting up your Raspberry Pi This video shows you how to connect.......

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Raspberry Pi Quick Start Guide

Raspberry Pi Quick Start Guide
 

To get your Raspberry Pi up and running quickly please follow these guidelines attached.For best res.......

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Raspberry Pi Camera setup

Raspberry Pi Camera setup
 

The camera module comprises of a sensor and lens and needs to get instructions from the Pi in orde.......

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How to create or update your Raspberry Pi Operatin

How to create or update your Raspberry Pi Operating System
 

Operating System Images 1. Standard Images 2. NOOBS Intallations 1.  This video shows you ho.......

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Raspberry Pi Classroom Projects

Raspberry Pi Classroom Projects
 

A collection of Raspberry Pi Projects created for teachers to use in the classroom All these exerci.......

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IN THE RASPBERRY PI FORUM

HDMI to VGA adapter Read More
Raspberry Pi 2 model B serial console Read More
Help with RPI 2 B and python GPIO library! Read More
Raspberry Pi 2 B, where can I donwload Noobs v1.4?? Read More
Problem with login and password Read More
PROTA Pi, new headless-oriented OS for Raspberry Pi Read More
Remote shell for Pi without VPN or port forwarding Read More
Raspberry Pi Compute Module IO Board Read More
Pi Vessel based on Raspberry Read More
Pi Vessel on the Raspberry on Kickstarter Read More

LATEST RASPBERRY PI BLOGS

Thermal comparison of three embedded Linux boards

Thermal comparison of three embedded Linux boards
 

Thermal imaging a Raspberry Pi 1 and 2, and BeagleBone Black, idle and under load. Before sending.......

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How to running Windows 10 on the Raspberry Pi 2

How to running Windows 10 on the Raspberry Pi 2
 

        Apr.29th, 2015  Microsoft releases Windows 10 IoT .......

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An MQTT-powered display using an Arduino Ethernet

An MQTT-powered display using an Arduino Ethernet and LCD
 

A simple example using the MQTT Arduino library and a 16x2 LCD.   In a previous post we use.......

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Temperature to Speech with Raspberry Pi 2 and resi

Temperature to Speech with Raspberry Pi 2 and resin.io
 

It’s A Great Time To Be Alive If you have even a passing interest in technology you can&rsq.......

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Building an MQTT enabled application with Cylon.js

Building an MQTT enabled application with Cylon.js
 

Integrating an Intel Edison sensor node with Node-RED running on a Raspberry Pi 2. In this post w.......

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Building distributed Node-RED applications with MQ

Building distributed Node-RED applications with MQTT
 

MQTT or 'Message Queueing Telemetry Transport' is a Machine-to-Machine (M2M) or Internet of Things.......

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COOL STUFF YOU CAN DO WITH RASPBERRY PI

Ten essential Raspberry Pi projects

Ten essential Raspberry Pi projects
 

Ten projects for the Raspberry Pi that range from educational to fun via highly useful. This is by .......

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Raspberry Pi joystick

Raspberry Pi joystick
 

After getting MAME going on my Raspberry Pi so that I could play old arcade games. I wanted to hook .......

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My Raspberry Pi Thinks It's a Mainframe!

My Raspberry Pi Thinks It's a Mainframe!
 

As the Raspberry Pi started to ship the Sinclair ZX Spectrum turned 30 years old, and comparisons we.......

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KNOWLEDGE ABOUT RASPBERRY PI

11 Internet of Things (IoT) Protocols You Need to

11 Internet of Things (IoT) Protocols You Need to Know About
 

There exists an almost bewildering choice of connectivity options for electronics engineers and appl.......

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Portrait of an Inventor

Portrait of an Inventor
 

Meet the people behind the inventions in the "Portrait of an Inventor" series from RS Components. &n.......

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RS India is supporting Raspberry Pi Workshop (Feb

RS India is supporting Raspberry Pi Workshop (Feb 13-14, Pune)
 

 Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune (VIT Pune) is conducting a Two-day hands-on workshop.......

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Raspberry Pi Classroom Projects

Raspberry Pi Classroom Projects
 

A collection of Raspberry Pi Projects created for teachers to use in the classroom All these exerci.......

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Free Open Session on RPi B+, followed by hands-on

Free Open Session on RPi B+, followed by hands-on workshop (Register Now!)
 

Abstract Raspberry PI is one of the most popular open source development platforms available in the.......

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Adding a Real Clock Time to your Raspberry PI

Adding  a Real Clock Time to your  Raspberry PI
 

The Raspberry Pi doesn’t have  a little coin-battery-powered 'Real Time Clock'  (RTC.......

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ACCESSORISE YOUR PI

RasPiComm extension for Raspberry Pi

RasPiComm extension for Raspberry Pi
 

RasPiComm extension for Raspberry Pi

Price £32.50
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8GB SD Card, Raspberry Pi NOOBS 1.4

8GB SD Card, Raspberry Pi NOOBS 1.4
 

8GB SD Card, Raspberry Pi NOOBS 1.4

Price £8.25
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5200mAh Li-Ion Rechargeable Power Bank

5200mAh Li-Ion Rechargeable Power Bank
 

5000mAh Lithium Polymer Portable Charger Power Ban

Price £25.60
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Micro USB Power Supply Adapter,5V,2A

Micro USB Power Supply Adapter,5V,2A
 

5V, 1 Output, Power Adapter, ErP Compliant, Pl

Price £5.66
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Stand for Raspberry Pi Camera - Black

Stand for Raspberry Pi Camera - Black
 

Stand for Raspberry Pi Camera - Black

Price £5.20
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Raspberry Pi A+ Case, Carbon Fibre

Raspberry Pi A+ Case, Carbon Fibre
 

Carbon Fibre Enclosure For Use With Raspberry Pi A

Price £8.77
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RASPBERRY PI VIDEOS

The world’s first public demo of the Raspberry Pi

The world’s first public demo of the Raspberry Pi camera
 

Beer and Sausages weren't the only thing on the menu during my trip to the Electronica show in Munic.......

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Raspberry Pi - Getting started guide

Raspberry Pi - Getting started guide
 

Helpful Raspberry Pi Videos 1. Connecting up your Raspberry Pi This video shows you how to connect.......

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