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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 B

Raspberry Pi 2 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 Camera Board Video Module

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

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
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

LATEST RASPBERRY PI BLOGS

From concept to mass production using DS Mechanica

From concept to mass production using DS Mechanical add-on modules
 

I have been on an internship at RS components for 2 months now and as a result I have become very .......

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Talking to the Formula AllCode robot using the Ras

Talking to the Formula AllCode robot using the Raspberry Pi
 

The Formula AllCode robotics course is great for makers to test their skills and capabilities or f.......

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Formula AllCode Kickstarter now LIVE

Formula AllCode Kickstarter now LIVE
 

This morning, Matrix TSL launched their first Kickstarter campaign. The robot can be used with hosts.......

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Matrix have a Formula for success with latest robo

Matrix have a Formula for success with latest robotics Kickstarter
 

This Friday, 7 August Matrix TSL launch their first ever Kickstarter campaign with a state of the ar.......

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Cellular RasPi - Internet and Remote Connections o

Cellular RasPi - Internet and Remote Connections on the Raspberry Pi
 

There are many ways to provide internet to your Raspberry Pi so you may browse the internet or ena.......

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An introduction to the Gertbot

An introduction to the Gertbot
 

A look at the hardware capabilities and software support for the Raspberry Pi robotics board. The.......

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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

SparqEE CELLv1.0 kit -Full cellular development!

SparqEE CELLv1.0 kit -Full cellular development!  RasPi or Arduino shields.
 

Brought to you by SparqEE.com What Is It? The CELLv1.0 is an easy-to-use cellular developm.......

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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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3D Printing - See More

3D Printing - See More
 

  3D Printing   3D Printing Applications… Three-dimensional (3D) prin.......

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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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ACCESSORISE YOUR PI

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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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
 

Power Bank PB-A5200 5000mAh Lithium Polymer Portab

Price £23.04
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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 £0.99
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Raspberry Pi A+ Case, Carbon Fibre

Raspberry Pi A+ Case, Carbon Fibre
 

Carbon Fibre Raspberry Pi A+ Development Board Cas

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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