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Raspberry Pi - Getting started guide

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Helpful Raspberry Pi Videos

1. Connecting up your Raspberry Pi

This video shows you how to connect up your Raspberry Pi.

2. Booting Up your Raspberry Pi

This video shows you the boot up sequence of the Raspberry Pi.

More useful Raspberry Pi stuff

Raspberry Pi Features

  • Chip Broadcom BCM2835 SoC
  • Core architecture ARM11
  • CPU 700 MHz Low Power ARM1176JZFS Applications Processor
  • GPU Dual Core VideoCore IV® Multimedia Co-Processor
  • Provides Open GL ES 2.0, hardware-accelerated OpenVG, and
  • 1080p30 H.264 high-profile decode
  • Capable of 1Gpixel/s, 1.5Gtexel/s or 24GFLOPs with texture filtering
  • and DMA infrastructure
  • Memory 512MB SDRAM
  • Operating System Boots from Micro SD card, running a version of the Linux operating system
  • Dimensions 85 x 56 x 17mm
  • Power Micro USB socket 5V, 2A
  • Connectors:
  1. Ethernet 10/100 BaseT Ethernet socket
  2. Video Output HDMI (rev 1.3 & 1.4)
  3. Composite RCA (PAL and NTSC)
  4. Audio Output 3.5mm jack, HDMI
  5. USB 4 x USB 2.0 Connector
  6. GPIO Connector 40-pin 2.54 mm (100 mil) expansion header: 2x20 strip
  7. Providing 27 GPIO pins as well as +3.3 V, +5 V and GND supply lines
  8. Camera Connector 15-pin MIPI Camera Serial Interface (CSI-2)
  9. JTAG Not populated
  10. Display Connector Display Serial Interface (DSI) 15 way flat flex cable connector
  11. with two data lanes and a clock lane
  12. Memory Card Slot Micro SDIO
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