[quote]Quote from subminiature on November 2, 2011, 20:41
I am surprised that it has a video out as composite video is disappearing on all equipment with HDMI (which it has) coming in; at least in the developed world.[/quote]
Here in Thailand, many houses still have tube TVs, so here kids would require composite.
A case with optional battery pack I could see as very useful in places where electricity supply is intermittent and this drops the price of a useful PC to under a fifth of those low energy PCs I have seen. [/quote]
Not sure that maintaining power to the computer is of much benefit if the output device cannot be powered, but there are solutions (expensive at $80 in comparison to the cost of the Pi
This looks a particuraly nice piece of \'kit\'
A 5000mAh battery with both a 2.1A and 1A USB output, so you could keep a Pi Model B and an external USB HDD running for quite a while.