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Issue 45

May 2016

Picture perfect, the new Pi Camera Module v2 

The new Raspberry Pi Camera Module v2 has arrived. Learn all about it and start making amazing camera projects in the May 2016 issue of the official Raspberry Pi magazine…


  • Picture Perfect!
    Learn about the new Camera Module v2 & start making projects today!
  • Replicate Astro Pi experiments
    Make your own humidity sensor with the Sense HAT
  • The best Pi arcade machines
    See our top 10 retro gaming arcade cabinets powered by Pi
  • Build an IoT thermometer
    Get real-world data and share your findings online 
  • And much, much more!
Want to know more? View the PDF of the contents for details on every article.

Correction: On page 24, there’s a mistake where we tell you to have the blue side of the camera ribbon facing the HDMI port when inserting it into the connector. The blue side should actually face the ethernet/USB ports. We apologise for this error.

You can buy The MagPi in all good newsagents, as well as high street stores, including:

Barnes & Noble
Micro Center

The MagPi is freely licensed under Creative Commons (BY-SA-NC 3.0).

You can download this issue free now and forever, but buying in digital & print supports the Raspberry Pi Foundation’s charitable mission to democratise computing.