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Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is the most popular series of British computers ever made. Created to help educate the next generation of programmers and engineers the world over, it has been widely adopted by makers, hackers and hobbyists for a multitude of projects. Raspberry Pi is also an ideal rapid prototyping platform for professional engineers and is also being integrated into more and more commercial and Industrial applications.

 

 

Developed by the Raspberry Pi foundation, the latest Raspberry Pi computer features a powerful quad core ARM Cortex processor, including integrated wireless LAN and Bluetooth, USB and HDMI ports. Easily accessible GPIO pinouts open up the platform to a whole host of impressive add-ons boards. All of this is packed onto a single PCB no bigger than a credit card. Explore the many varied and exciting possibilities of this fantastic single board computer today.

Our Raspberry Pi Tech Hub is full of useful Raspberry Pi based information, from getting started to maker projects and commercial applications. 


Featured Articles


What you need to get your Raspberry Pi up and running and Quick Start Guide

Now that you have purchased a Raspberry Pi , here's some basic accessories you need to get up and running. This article is relevant for all Raspberry Pi Models.

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Official Raspberry Pi Starter Kit Launched to celebrate 10m Sales

Just four and a half years after launching, Raspberry Pi founder Eben Upton has confirmed that the company has now sold over 10 million computers, cementing its position as most popular British computer in history.

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Created on DesignSpark - pi-top build your own laptop kit

pi-top is a Raspberry Pi powered laptop that you can build yourself, in an evening, without soldering! And, what’s more, it was originally designed using RS’s own DesignSpark Mechanical and DesignSpark PCB tools.

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Raspberry Pi HATs — all good things come in threes!

Raspberry Pi HATs. An acronym of Hardware Attached on Top, the HAT sits right on top of your Pi board to add some extra functionality.

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Solar Raspberry Pi

Solar Powering your Raspberry Pi!

Most people run their Pi from a standard 5V USB socket, but you may be pleased to hear that it will actually run happily off a wider range of voltages, opening up some interesting options.

David from cottonpickersplace.co.uk is a good friend of DesignSpark, here he gives us a run down on how to make your Raspberry Pi portable and keep it powered up for longer!

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November 29, 2016 09:34

Raspberry Pi for Dummies Starter Kit Winner #BlackPiDay

We announce the winner of our exclusive #BlackPiDay competition to win a Raspberry Pi For Dummies Starter Kit

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November 18, 2016 12:51

Keypad HAT for the Raspberry Pi

The team at Think Engineer have been busy creating a new HAT for Raspberry Pi. This unique keyboard clips directly on the GPIO pin giving extra creation power for unlimited creativity. This is an official keyboard HAT and works on all Raspberry Pi’s.

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November 2, 2016 16:01

Raspberry Pi Kit for Dummies

New Raspberry Pi Kit for Dummies available to buy now at RS. With this kit you can.. • Get started with programming and coding • Set-up the Raspberry Pi as a Media Centre • Make simple electronic circuits with the included components

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October 31, 2016 15:40

RasPiO® Products for Raspberry Pi®, Designed Using DesignSpark PCB.

Alex Eames the creator of RasPIO products, is an old friend of DesignSpark, using DesignSpark PCB to design and create loads of great products for use with the Raspberry Pi.

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October 27, 2016 11:21

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Pixel – a new desktop for the Raspberry Pi

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