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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.

RASPBERRY PI 3 MODEL B HAS LANDED!

50% Faster than Pi 2 and 10 times faster than Pi 1, Raspberry Pi 3 also integrates wireless connectivity.

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In this video we compare the new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B with the Raspberry Pi 2.

Read more - The differences between the Pi 2 and Pi 3

titletitleAndrew Back pushes the boundries of the new Raspberry Pi 3 with the first of his project posts using a Raspberry Pi 3 and Software Defined Radio to receive communications from the International Space Station. - Listening for the ISS with Raspberry Pi 3 and SoDeRa

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 3. 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.

Out of the box and setting up your Raspberry Pi 3

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B SBC

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B SBC
 

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B SBC

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Raspberry Pi 2 Model B

Raspberry Pi 2 Model B
 

Raspberry Pi 2 Model B

Price £24.50
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Raspberry Pi Model A+

Raspberry Pi Model A+
 

Raspberry Pi Model A+

Price £15.50
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Raspberry Pi Model B+

Raspberry Pi Model B+
 

Raspberry Pi Model B+

Price £17.99
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Raspberry Pi Compute Module Kit

Raspberry Pi Compute Module Kit
 

Raspberry Pi Compute Module Kit

Price £36.29
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Raspberry Pi Compute Module (board only)

Raspberry Pi Compute Module (board only)
 

Raspberry Pi Compute Module (board only)

Price £17.97
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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
 

BUY A RASPBERRY PI 3 FROM RS COMPONENTS Now that you have purchased a Raspberry Pi, here's some b.......

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Raspberry Pi - Getting started guide

Raspberry Pi - Getting started guide
 

Helpful Raspberry Pi Videos-  Connecting up and booting your Raspberry Pi What you need.......

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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

Thin client from Raspberry Pi Read More
Using LCD Display ( No Liquid Cristal ) make a BlackBoard Read More
Sample Pressure, temperature, humidity with BME280 Read More
Citrix Receiver on Pi3 Read More
PowerBerry : Start using your Raspberry in minutes (PI2/PI3) Read More
Common Questions Read More
GPIO expansion boards... Read More
PI as Counter... Read More
How To Make a Raspberry Pi Be a Pulse Counter Read More
HDMI to VGA adapter Read More

LATEST RASPBERRY PI BLOGS

RS Components employees Unleash their Inner Geek

RS Components employees Unleash their Inner Geek
 

RS Components Staff Unleash Their Inner Geek The DesignSpark team challenged our RS Compone.......

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As easy as Pi - Setting up a Raspberry Pi media ce

As easy as Pi - Setting up a Raspberry Pi media centre
 

Since the launch of the very first Raspberry Pi back in 2012 I had wanted to get my hands on one but.......

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Raspberry PI and Arduino in industrial environment

Raspberry PI and Arduino in industrial environments
 

Raspberry PI and Arduino boards are the most famous devices for rapid electronic prototyping and D.......

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ZX Spectrum v Raspberry Pi – The view of an 80’s k

ZX Spectrum v Raspberry Pi – The view of an 80’s kid
 

At the risk of showing my age, my very first personal computer was the Sinclair ZX81, in the early 1.......

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Batman’s Raspberry Pi Hack, true Internet of Thing

Batman’s Raspberry Pi Hack, true Internet of Things?
 

Ok so you got this far, kudos.  We all get a bit of a tizzy on when batman flashes tech across .......

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Isn’t technology great but what is the world comin

Isn’t technology great but what is the world coming to?!?
 

Some might ask what today’s generation is coming to – with all these advances in technol.......

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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

Remote control of an HVAC system via Arduino based

Remote control of an HVAC system via Arduino based PLC
 

This project, developed by Opiron Electronics, has the scope to make a basic contro.......

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Raspberry Pi 3 to Raspberry Pi 2 Comparison

Raspberry Pi 3 to Raspberry Pi 2 Comparison
 

Raspberry Pi 3 is 50% faster than Raspberry Pi 2, and 10 times faster than the original Raspberry .......

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Final Report on Portable Air Quality Detector

Final Report on Portable Air Quality Detector
 

Portable Air Quality Detector Report Introduction The portable air quality detector is designed fo.......

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Introduction to Portal Air Pollution Detector

Introduction to Portal Air Pollution Detector
 

The idea for this device comes from the awful air pollution in China. Northern China has always bee.......

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A.I.G.R.I.S. Birds - Coupe de France de robotique

A.I.G.R.I.S. Birds - Coupe de France de robotique 2015
 

Anciens membres du club robotique de Supaéro, nous avions déjà participé.......

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Real-time data streaming to IBM Bluemix

Real-time data streaming to IBM Bluemix
 

This screencast walks you through streaming data to IBM Bluemix from a resin.io powered device. Resi.......

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ACCESSORISE YOUR PI

Official Pi 3 Red/White Case

Official Pi 3 Red/White Case
 

Official Raspberry Pi 3 Model B, 2 B, B+ Developme

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Official Pi 3 Power Supply White

Official Pi 3 Power Supply White
 

5.1 V dc, Micro USB, 2.5 A Official Raspberry Pi 3

Price £6.29
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8GB SD Card, Raspberry Pi NOOBS

8GB SD Card, Raspberry Pi NOOBS
 

Sandisk 8GB Micro SD Card

Price £7.02
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RasPiComm I/O Extension Board for RPi

RasPiComm I/O Extension Board for RPi
 

RasPiComm I/O Extension Board for RPi

Price £32.50
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5200mAh Li-Ion Rechargeable Power Bank

5200mAh Li-Ion Rechargeable Power Bank
 

RS 5000mAh Lithium Polymer PB-A5200

Price £10.29
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Stand for Raspberry Pi Camera - Black

Stand for Raspberry Pi Camera - Black
 

Stand for Raspberry Pi Camera - Black

Price £0.99
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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-  Connecting up and booting your Raspberry Pi What you need.......

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