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The Raspberry Pi (short: RPi or RasPi) is an ultra-low-cost ($20-$35) credit-card sized Linux computer which was conceived with the primary goal of teaching computer programming to children. It was developed by the Raspberry Pi Foundation, which is a UK registered charity (Registration Number 1129409). The foundation exists to promote the study of computer science and related topics, especially at school level, and to put the fun back into learning computing. The device is expected to have many other applications both in the developed and the developing world (Read more).
- You can get the latest news from the Foundation Home Page, the Twitter Feed or in the forums.
- For Raspberry Pi frequently asked questions see the FAQ section or the Raspberry Pi Foundation's FAQ page.
- Both manufacturing partners provide community areas for more technically focused discussions, articles, FAQs and related information:
- Products are RoHS, CE, FCC, CTick, CSA and WEEE compliant. In common with all Electronic and Electrical products the Raspberry Pi should not be disposed of in household waste. Please contact the distributor from whom you purchased your Raspberry Pi device for details regarding WEEE in your country.
- Price: 20USD Model A+, 35USD for Model B+, excluding taxes, postage and packaging. For information about availability and shipping see the Buying Guide.
If you are interested in why the Raspberry Pi was created, and why it is what it is, check the General History page, which highlights relevant events in its history. It is not intended to be a detailed history, so it can be read quickly. You could also check the design changes page for how the Raspberry Pi has evolved, and the manufacturing differences page that may help if you are having problems with your board.
Where can I get one and for how much?
First little Raspberry Pi Steps...
You've just got your new Raspberry Pi device - what now?
The Raspberry Pi will run a range of OS Distributions and run a variety of software.
IC Datasheets and schematics links page.
Datasheets organised by category from the Frambozenier.org project.
Head over to the troubleshooting page for help fixing common problems.
Head over to the bugs page for a list of known bugs.
RPi Model B 3D CAD files
Theses are various 3D CAD Versions in both RAR and ZIP.
RPi Model B+ 3D CAD files
- Getting Started with Raspberry Pi Zero by Packt Publishing (2016)
- Raspberry Pi Computer Architecture Essentials by Packt Publishing (2016)
- Building a Media Center with Raspberry Pi by Packt Publishing (2016)
- Heitz, Ryan. Hello! Raspberry Pi. Manning Publications (2015). pp. 225. ISBN 9781617292453
- Raspberry Pi Robotic Essentials by Packt Publishing (2015)
- Raspberry Pi Computer Vision Programming by Packt Publishing (2015)
- Learning Raspberry Pi by Packt Publishing (2015)
- Raspberry Pi Gaming Second Edition by Packt Publishing (2015)
- Raspberry Pi Blueprints by Packt Publishing (2015)
- Raspberry Pi Mechatronics Projects HOTSHOT by Packt Publishing (2015)
- Learning Internet of Things by Packt Publishing (2015)
- Penetration Testing With Raspberry Pi by Packt Publishing (2015)
- Raspberry Pi Essentials by Packt Publishing (2015)
- Raspberry Pi Sensors by Packt Publishing (2015)
- Raspberry Pi Robotics Projects Second Edition by Packt Publishing (2015)
- Raspberry Pi for Secret Agents by Packt Publishing (2015)
- Raspberry Pi Projects for Kids by Packt Publishing (2015)
- Learning Raspbian by Packt Publishing
- Raspberry Pi Home Automation with Arduino - Second Edition by Packt Publishing
- Raspberry Pi Essentials by Packt Publishing (Apr 2015)
- Getting Started with Python and Raspberry Pi by Packt Publishing (Sep 2015)
- Raspberry Pi Cookbook for Python Programmers by Packt Publishing
- Raspberry Pi LED Blueprints by Agus Kurniawan
- Raspberry Pi Android Projects by Gökhan Kurt
- Raspberry Pi Robotic Blueprints by Richard Grimmett
- Building a Home Security System with Raspberry Pi by Matthew Poole
- Raspberry Pi Networking Cookbook - Second Edition by Rick Golden
- Raspberry Pi for Secret Agents - Second Edition by Stefan Sjogelid
- Raspberry Pi Gaming - Second Edition by Shea Silverman
- Raspberry Pi Projects for Kids - Second Edition by Daniel Bates
- Raspberry Pi Robotics Essentials by Richard Grimmett
- Raspberry Pi Mechatronics Projects HOTSHOT by Sai Yamanoor and Srihari Yamanoor
- The Raspberry Pi Education Manual(PDF) http://downloads.raspberrypi.org/Raspberry_Pi_Education_Manual.pdf
- Raspberry Pi GPIO Pin Worksheet for free use (Multi Format) http://raspberry.tips/raspberrypi-tutorials/raspberry-pi-modell-b-plus-gpio-pins-worksheet/
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