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==Raspberry Pi 1st Production Board ==
* Announced: Yet to be! (as of 17th Jan 2012)
* Credit-card Format
* Initial 10k Batch (All Model-B's) Manufactured in China (Jan/Feb 2012)<ref name="firstProduction" >http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/509 </ref>
* Should look identical to the Raspberry Pi Beta Board below (except GPIO header will not be populated).
* Nokia/Qt Development group has donated vouchers for 400 RPi units for developers<ref name="nokiaDonate">http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/369</ref>
==Raspberry Pi Beta Production Board ==
[[File:RpiFront.jpg|250px|thumb|right|The Rpi beta board (model B)]]
* Announced: December 2011<ref name="#Beta">http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/422</ref>
* Credit-Card Format
* Manufactured in UK
* Produced 100<ref name="betapcb">http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/389</ref> PCBs
* Characteristic feature of hand-modded correction to PCB <ref name="betaError">http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/470</ref>
* See the [http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/482 blog post] which includes a video explaining how the production units will differ from the beta boards.
===eBay Auction===
10 of the completed Model-B boards were auctioned on eBay (Started on 1st Jan 2012) <ref name="betaebay">http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/482</ref>)
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|#7<ref name="#7Donated"/>
|#8<ref name="#8PaulMaunders"/>
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Board #7 was anonymously (and generously) donated to [http://www.computinghistory.org.uk/ Centre for Computing History]<ref name="#7Donated">http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/503</ref> (also spotted [http://twitpic.com/86trra here..])!
Board #8 Owned by Tech Blogger, Paul Maunders, see his [http://www.pyrosoft.co.uk/blog blog] for details<ref name="#8PaulMaunders">http://www.pyrosoft.co.uk/blog/2012/01/13/raspberry-pi-8-first-photoshoot/</ref>
==Raspberry Pi Alpha Board ==
[[File:RPi-alpha.jpg|250px|thumb|right|RPi Alpha Board]]
* Announced: August 2011<ref name="#Alpha">http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/78</ref>
* Large Format for debugging (Model-B)
* Populated with headers for GPIO, JTAG, DSI, CSI, as well as switches and LEDs for I/O testing.
==Raspberry Pi USB Prototype Board ==
[[File:Rpi-usbproto.jpg|250px|thumb|right|RPi USB Prototype Board]]
* Announced: May 2011
* The "Computer On A USB Stick" Format
* Included built-in camera
* HDMI one end and single USB the other
* Introduced the RPi Foundation to the world (any earlier links appreciated), featured by [http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-13292450 BBC Online Video].
==Raspberry Pi Concept 2006 edition==
[[File:RPi-atmel2006Ed.jpg|250px|thumb|right|Raspberry Pi Concept 2006 edition]]
* Vero-board Prototype & PCB Version
* Atmel ATmega644 microcontroller clocked at 22.1MHz<ref name="2006ed">http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/264</ref>

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