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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.

Tech Support Shortcuts - Raspberry Pi Forum - Download Official Raspberry Pi Operating Systems - CM3 Compute Pi 

Feature 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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Interfacing hardware with the Raspberry Pi

An exploration of GPIO pins, LED and switch control.

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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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Add Powered by Raspberry Pi to your product

If your product contains a Raspberry Pi why not give it the added edge of the official seal of approval. Powered By Raspberry Pi shows the world that your product meets the criteria set down by the Raspberry Pi foundation.

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Feature Projects

A Raspberry Pi-powered Radio 4 appliance

Using a Raspberry Pi to build an Internet radio that only receives BBC Radio 4.

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Nocturnal Wildlife Watching with Pi NoIR

Using the new Raspberry Pi camera for time-lapse photography of creatures that move in the night.

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#WhereIsMyBus

Fed up of waiting in the rain for your bus? Get distracted by emails and social media when you check the bus times app on your phone? #WhereIsMyBus is designed for you!

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Raspbian Jessie Lite on a New Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3

Those industrious folks at the Raspberry Pi Foundation have been hard at it, developing the next generation of the Raspberry Pi Compute Module called the Compute Module 3, or CM3 for short. “What can we expect from this next gen Compute Module?”

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Comments
  • dcemhc

    3 weeks ago

    We want to know :
    Can Raspberry Pi 3 Model B extend its RAM to 8G?
    What is the maximum RAM that the device can have?
    My email : ham-chi.ma@yotcopi.com
  • Suded Emmanuel

    1 month ago

    Hi,
    Please note that polarity of the 6V. battery in your schematic "The circuit" should be reversed, the concept is amazing for medical applications
  • Arclite7

    1 month ago

    I am tiring of the "chase the dragon" attitude being used by contributing authors who have not bothered to use or fabricate software or hardware references. Like being able to see the GPIO pins of a PROTO-board....
  • paulfo

    1 month ago

    Hi Andrew, great write up - I used it to build my own gateway. Question: How do you define the legal status of your gateway? As far as I can see it isn't CE certified and therefore is illegal to operate...
  • cjbussey

    1 month ago

    The Uptronics GPS module (https://store.uputronics.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=60_64&product_id=81) I feel is a better solution for two main reasons. 1) Although not officially supported...
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GreigRS

Raspberry Pi

May 18, 2017 08:41

Add Powered by Raspberry Pi to your product

If your product contains a Raspberry Pi why not give it the added edge of the official seal of approval. Powered By Raspberry Pi shows the world that your product meets the criteria set down by the Raspberry Pi foundation.

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Bissett

Raspberry Pi

May 16, 2017 12:36

Designing and Building a Bed Monitoring System for hospital use

The final assembly of my bed monitoring system.

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Andrew Back

Raspberry Pi

May 15, 2017 08:45

Build a Pi powered Plane Watcher

This project uses a Raspberry Pi with super low cost software-defined radio (SDR) hardware to receive tracking information from the Mode-S transponders of aircraft up to hundreds of km away.

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Andrew Back

Raspberry Pi

March 27, 2017 14:33

Add GPS Time and Location to a Raspberry Pi Project

The addition of a GPS receiver to a Raspberry Pi gives it both positioning and high accuracy time capabilities. Perfect for when you need to ascertain the location of equipment which is on the move and with systems that require accurate time.

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DesignSpark

Raspberry Pi

March 15, 2017 10:54

Win A Raspberry Pi Selfie Cam signed by Eben Upton

To enter, simply comment on this article with the words “Pi Day Competition”

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Ten22

Raspberry Pi

March 14, 2017 15:21

Tired of Formula 1? Try Formula Pi!

The Formula 1 Season in nearly upon us, with very, very, fast vehicles, costing millions, driven by drivers, who cost millions, it can be fun for some people to watch, but I just don’t get it. Enter Formula Pi!

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Andrew Back

Raspberry Pi

March 13, 2017 10:34

A Desktop Raspberry Pi Selfie Camera

A fun project that uses a Pi 3 plus Touch Screen display, Camera and SenseHAT.

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Bissett

Raspberry Pi

March 8, 2017 15:07

Capturing Analogue Signals with a Raspberry Pi

A look at using an analogue to digital converter with a Raspberry Pi

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Andrew Back

Raspberry Pi

March 8, 2017 14:56

JustBoom adds HQ Audio to the Pi

Simple solution with great software support for 32-bit / 192kHz audio

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recantha

Raspberry Pi

February 17, 2017 15:43

Pi Wars - the Raspberry Pi Robotics Challenge Competition

On 1st-2nd April in Cambridge, UK, the third Pi Wars will take place. Over 70 teams will compete over 7 challenge courses to win prizes and the right to call themselves Champions!

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Bissett

Raspberry Pi

February 8, 2017 14:32

Creating a moisture sensor with Raspberry Pi

Utilizing a Single transistor circuit to create a moisture sensor.

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Andrew Back

Raspberry Pi

February 6, 2017 13:24

Making a remotely updated display with the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 and Microchip RN2483

A LoRaWAN enabled HDMI display that can be updated from up to 15km away.

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