• RS Stock No. 756-8308
    • Brand Raspberry Pi
    • Mfr. Part No. Raspberry Pi Type B
    Raspberry Pi
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    Raspberry Pi Models A & B SBC

    The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card sized computer board that plugs into a TV and a keyboard. It’s a miniature ARM-based PC which can be used for many of the things that a desktop PC does, like spreadsheets, word-processing and games. It also plays High-Definition video. Available in two versions; Model A and Model B. This is an open-source product designed to be supported by Internet-based user forums. As a starting point refer to the Official website at raspberrypi.org.

    Broadcom BCM2835 700MHz ARM1176JZFS processor with FPU and Videocore 4 GPU
    GPU provides Open GL ES 2.0, hardware-accelerated OpenVG, and 1080p30 H.264 high-profile decode
    GPU is capable of 1Gpixel/s, 1.5Gtexel/s or 24GFLOPs with texture filtering and DMA infrastructure
    512MB RAM (Model B), 256MB RAM (Model A)
    Boots from SD card, running a version of the Linux operating system (See Note below)
    10/100 BaseT Ethernet socket (Model B)
    HDMI video socket
    2 x USB 2.0 sockets (Model B), 1 x USB 2.0 socket (Model A)
    RCA composite video socket
    SD card socket
    Powered from microUSB socket
    3.5mm audio out jack
    Header for GPIO and serial buses
    Header footprint for JTAG connector
    Connector for Raspberry Pi HD video camera (775-7731)
    Dimensions: 86 x 56 x 20mm (Model B) 86 x 56 x 17mm (Model A)

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    Note

    Both models are available bundled with the NOOBS Flash SD card containing a range of Operating Systems loaded via a simple menu. Model A with NOOBS: 785-8645 Model B with NOOBS: 785-8654

    Raspberry Pi

    The original Raspberry Pi Model B computer went on sale in February 2012 and set a new standard shattering the dominance of the PC in the home and education markets. Over 3 million boards in the various formats, A, B, A+, B+ and Compute have since been shipped worldwide. The original concept of the Raspberry Pi was for a high-performance computer board providing Internet access with HD graphics at very low cost. The boards provide a platform for children and adults from any background to acquire computer science knowledge and help develop the future World-Wide-Web and the Internet of Things. While the Raspberry Pi boards were designed primarily for education, they have become very popular with manufacturers of embedded systems. In order to support this market, the Raspberry Pi Foundation has ensured backwards compatibility with each new revision. The bare-bones Compute module is aimed specifically at the OEM manufacturer.

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    ClassificationDevelopment Board
    Device CoreARM1176
    NameModel B
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    Perfect
    Great for little projects. Used these to replace pc's on our factory floor, they connect straight into our UNIX manufacturing system as quickly as a terminal on a pc. Also set one up as a media player using some software called XBMC, which you can connect to via a smart phone or tablet, works perfectly (you can basically turn your TV in a Smart TV!). Definitely worth buying a few of these, even if it's just to have a play around with.

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      RS Stock No. 756-8308
      Description Raspberry Pi Type B 512MB
      Manufacturer/Brand: Raspberry Pi
      Mfr. Part No. Raspberry Pi Type B
      The foregoing information relates to product sold on, or after, the date shown below.
      RS COMPONENTS
      Date Mar 2, 2015
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