What is The Raspberry Pi?

September 30, 2017

What is The Raspberry Pi?

The Raspberry Pi is a single-board computer, developed by the Raspberry Pi Foundation, that is low in cost and high in performance. It’s as small as a credit card that you can carry with you wherever you go.

 

How can you use it?

Projects that you can develop and build with The Raspberry Pi are endless!! Some of these projects are a portable computer that you can connect to your keyboard, mouse, and screen/TV and use word-processing, spreadsheets, emails, and play Video Games and HD videos. Another use is that you can fit it in the Raspberry Pi touchscreen and have your own fully-functional touchscreen tablet. You may also use it for programming and digital making. As we mentioned earlier, The uses are ENDLESS with The Raspberry Pi!

 

Who can use it?

After reading this and getting a basic idea about this small computer, you’re probably thinking that only experts in the programming field can use The Raspberry Pi. Not really! Anyone and everyone of all ages and skill levels can use this user-friendly computer by following very easy and basic steps.  

 

Specs:

The Raspberry Pi 3 is the third-generation Raspberry Pi.

  • Quad Core 1.2GHz Broadcom BCM2837 64bit CPU

  • 1GB RAM

  • BCM43438 wireless LAN and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) on board

  • 40-pin extended GPIO

  • 4 USB 2 ports

  • 4 Pole stereo output and composite video port

  • Full size HDMI

  • CSI camera port for connecting a Raspberry Pi camera

  • DSI display port for connecting a Raspberry Pi touchscreen display

  • Micro SD port for loading your operating system and storing data

  • Upgraded switched Micro USB power source up to 2.5A

     

     

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