Raspberry Pi A+ 1080P HD 256 MB
• A flexible Raspberry Pi A+
• Superb for young people learning about computer programming
• Build an electronics project using the Raspberry Pi to get a taste for robotics
• Ready to play HD video
• Connect to a mouse, keyboard and TV screen or monitor to get startedWhat is Raspberry Pi?
The Raspberry Pi is a computer the size of a credit card. You can plug it into your TV or monitor screen and connect regular PC accessories such as a mouse or keyboard to use just like a full sized desktop computer. The operating system is loaded onto a portable microSD card and depending on your choice, this could be a media centric system or one which has a classic desktop interface.
It was originally designed as a platform to encourage the young to begin computer programming. It is also capable of being connected to electronic components via its GPIO (general-purpose input/output) pins.What can I do with a Raspberry Pi A+?
You can use your Raspberry Pi for building robotics projects and electronic contraptions which utilise the dedicated camera port and the LCD display port. It can also be used to build gadgets that use automation or collect data such as weather stations.
You can use it for browsing the web or streaming high definition content by connecting a USB Wi-Fi dongle. The Raspberry Pi is capable of performing tasks such as word processing and playing computer games. It has also has an HDMI port which is able to provide you with 1080p HD quality video. You can see what other people have been making by clicking hereWhat makes this Raspberry Pi different from previous versions?
This model of Raspberry Pi has a smaller, neater design than previous versions making it perfect for embedding into your projects. The GPIO pin header has been expanded to 40 pins, allowing you to connect more external devices than previously possible. This board has been designed with better circuitry giving you higher quality audio and power consumption half that of previous models at 0.5Watts.
NOOBS is the recommended software for your Raspberry Pi because it gives you a selection of operating systems to install. Please click here
to check out the many options of operating system you can install on the Raspberry Pi. This also includes a step by step description of how to put the operating system on an SD card.
||700MHz Broadcom BCM2835
||Broadcom VideoCore IV
||256 MB RAM (Shared with GPU)
||1 x USB 2.0
||HDMI and Composite Video
||4 Pole Stereo Output and Composite Video Port
||Micro SD Card Slot
||Micro USB DC 5 V 2.0 A (800 mA for the Pi Board)
||65 x 56 x 12mm
||40 Pin GPIO Customisable pin array
||Raspberry Pi board model A+
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