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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. 


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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!

f 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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DesignSpark

Raspberry Pi

September 14, 2016 12:46

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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stuartChilds

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September 14, 2016 12:16

Hello PROTO: the latest accessory from pi-top

Prototyping space and GPIO access for the popular Pi portable

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DesignSpark

Raspberry Pi

September 12, 2016 09:38

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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RobbieDunion

Raspberry Pi

September 1, 2016 12:30

Saving Vultures with Microduino and a Raspberry Pi

How do you save a species of animals from possible extinction using Microduino and a Raspberry Pi? That is a challenge that the team at Microduino are hoping that they have answered with their new EggDuino project, aimed to save one of the most infamous birds of prey on the planet.

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Ten22

Raspberry Pi

July 25, 2016 09:18

Solar Powering your Raspberry Pi!

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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IES-UK

Raspberry Pi

July 18, 2016 10:06

PiFi Enables CD Quality Record and Playback on the Raspberry Pi

Designed specifically for Raspberry Pi developers that wish to construct audio playback or record projects, PiFi is an expansion board that adds a CD quality audio to the Raspberry Pi.

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