Monthly Archives: March 2012

Raspberry Pi Cables & Connectors

The Pi has a number of connectors that allow you to power it and connect various peripherals. This is fairly straightforward for people familiar with the connectors and cables required to use them. For the benefit of anyone who isn’t … Continue reading

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Mechanical Data & Dimensions

The Raspberry Pi circuit board is a 85mm x 56mm rectangle although this does not include the connectors that stick out from the circuit board. It is 17mm high and weighs 45g. The following diagram has been made available by … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi Optional Hardware

As explained in the Raspberry Pi Initial Hardware Setup there are some bits of equipment that you need to get started. This page covers some of the other items you can connect to the Pi to get the most out … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi Initial Hardware Setup

In order to start using your Raspberry Pi you will need a few other bits of equipment. The RPi is supplied on its own so you will either need to have these items available or buy them. Luckily none of … Continue reading

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Create an SD Card with ‘Fedora Remix’

The Raspberry Pi has no on-board storage and requires a suitably prepared SD card in order to function. The SD card contains the operating system which the RPi loads when the power is switched on. You can either purchase an … Continue reading

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What is a Raspberry Pi?

The Raspberry PI is a single board computer not much bigger than a credit card. It has been developed by The Raspberry PI Foundation, a UK based charity (Reg. No. 1129409). It can be connected to a keyboard, mouse and … Continue reading

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Hardware Specification

The RPi is available in two models. Model A and Model B. They are very similar but the cheaper Model A does not include a network port and only provides one USB port. The Model A was expected to be … Continue reading

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Glossary

Here is a list of terms that you might come across when reading about the Raspberry Pi. Many of them are standard computing expressions but are particularly relevant in the world of the RPI. I will update this page when … Continue reading

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Welcome

This unofficial site is devoted to the Raspberry Pi credit card sized computer offering tutorials, guides, resources,scripts and downloads. We hope to help everyone get the most out of their Pi by providing clear, simple articles on configuring, programming and … Continue reading

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