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When we announced the Raspberry Pi 2 back in February, we said that we’d continue to support its predecessor, the Raspberry Pi Model B+. Since then, we’ve sold well over a million units of Raspberry Pi 2, but Model B+ has also continued to sell very well, despite also costing $35. A side effect of … Continue reading →
When we announced the Model B+ back in July, we said that we’d also be producing a lower-cost variant, analogous to the original Model A. Since then, James has been beavering away, and today we’re pleased to announce the release of the Raspberry Pi Model A+ at a new low price of $20. Like the … Continue reading →
Meet your new favourite piece of hardware. In the two years since we launched the current Raspberry Pi Model B, we’ve often talked about our intention to do one more hardware revision to incorporate the numerous small improvements people have been asking for. This isn’t a “Raspberry Pi 2”, but rather the final evolution of the original … Continue reading →
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TL;DR: you can now get the 1.4GHz clock speed, 5GHz wireless networking and improved thermals of Raspberry Pi 3B+ in a smaller form factor, and at the smaller price of $25. Meet the Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+. New Product Alert: Raspberry Pi 3A+ You can now get the 1.4GHz clock speed, 5GHz wireless networking … Continue reading →

The Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ extends the Raspberry Pi 3 range into the A+ board format.

  • Broadcom BCM2837B0, Cortex-A53 (ARMv8) 64-bit SoC @ 1.4GHz
  • 512MB LPDDR2 SDRAM
  • 2.4GHz and 5GHz IEEE 802.11.b/g/n/ac wireless LAN, Bluetooth 4.2/BLE
  • Extended 40-pin GPIO header
  • Full-size HDMI
  • Single USB 2.0 ports
  • CSI camera port for connecting a Raspberry Pi Camera Module
  • DSI display port for connecting a Raspberry Pi Touch Display
  • 4-pole stereo output and composite video port
  • Micro SD port for loading your operating system and storing data
  • 5V/2.5A DC power input

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HARDWARE SPECIFICATIONS

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The Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ will remain in production until at least January 2023.

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The Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ is the latest product in the Raspberry Pi 3 range.

  • Broadcom BCM2837B0, Cortex-A53 (ARMv8) 64-bit SoC @ 1.4GHz
  • 1GB LPDDR2 SDRAM
  • 2.4GHz and 5GHz IEEE 802.11.b/g/n/ac wireless LAN, Bluetooth 4.2, BLE
  • Gigabit Ethernet over USB 2.0 (maximum throughput 300 Mbps)
  • Extended 40-pin GPIO header
  • Full-size HDMI
  • 4 USB 2.0 ports
  • CSI camera port for connecting a Raspberry Pi camera
  • DSI display port for connecting a Raspberry Pi touchscreen display
  • 4-pole stereo output and composite video port
  • Micro SD port for loading your operating system and storing data
  • 5V/2.5A DC power input
  • Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) support (requires separate PoE HAT)

PRODUCT BRIEF, MECHANICAL DRAWINGS, AND SCHEMATICS

HARDWARE SPECIFICATIONS

More detailed information on Raspberry Pi hardware is available.

OBSOLESCENCE STATEMENT

The Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ will remain in production until at least January 2023.

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The Raspberry Pi 3 Model B is the earliest model of the third-generation Raspberry Pi. It replaced the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B in February 2016. See also the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+, the latest product in the Raspberry Pi 3 range.

  • Quad Core 1.2GHz Broadcom BCM2837 64bit CPU
  • 1GB RAM
  • BCM43438 wireless LAN and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) on board
  • 100 Base Ethernet
  • 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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The Raspberry Pi3 Model B will remain in production until at least January 2022.

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Compared to the Raspberry Pi 1 it has:

  • A 900MHz quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 CPU
  • 1GB RAM

Like the (Pi 1) Model B+, it also has:

  • 100 Base Ethernet
  • 4 USB ports
  • 40 GPIO pins
  • Full HDMI port
  • Combined 3.5mm audio jack and composite video
  • Camera interface (CSI)
  • Display interface (DSI)
  • Micro SD card slot
  • VideoCore IV 3D graphics core

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The Raspberry Pi2 Model B will remain in production until at least January 2022.

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Compared to the Model B it has:

  • More GPIO pins. The GPIO header has grown to 40 pins, while retaining the same pinout for the first 26 pins as the Model A and B.
  • More USB ports. It comes with 4 USB 2.0 ports, compared to 2 on the Model B, and better hotplug and overcurrent behaviour.
  • Micro SD. The old friction-fit SD card socket has been replaced with a much nicer push-push micro SD version.
  • 100 Base Ethernet (same as the original Model B)
  • Lower power consumption. By replacing linear regulators with switching ones we’ve reduced power consumption by between 0.5W and 1W.
  • Better audio. The audio circuit incorporates a dedicated low-noise power supply.
  • Neater form factor. We’ve aligned the USB connectors with the board edge, moved composite video onto the 3.5mm jack, and added four squarely-placed mounting holes.

OBSOLESCENCE STATEMENT
The Raspberry Pi1 Model B+ will remain in production until at least January 2022.

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Compared to the Model A it has:

  • More GPIO pins. The GPIO header has grown to 40 pins, while retaining the same pinout for the first 26 pins as the Model A and B.
  • Micro SD. The old friction-fit SD card socket has been replaced with a much nicer push-push micro SD version.
  • Lower power consumption. By replacing linear regulators with switching ones we’ve reduced power consumption by between 0.5W and 1W.
  • Better audio. The audio circuit incorporates a dedicated low-noise power supply.
  • Smaller neater form factor. We’ve aligned the USB connector with the board edge, moved composite video onto the 3.5mm jack, and added four squarely-placed mounting holes. Model A+ is approximately 2cm shorter than the Model A.

OBSOLESCENCE STATEMENT
The Raspberry Pi1 Model A+ will remain in production until at least January 2022.

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A cheaper, low power spin of the original Raspberry Pi … Continue reading →
Of course, Model A is not the only new bit of hardware we’re releasing in 2013. JamesH just sent me these pictures of the forthcoming camera board to whet your appetite. This is the final hardware; we’ve been working on tuning (Gert tells me that picture quality is “pretty good” at the moment, but we’re … Continue reading →
The long-rumoured 8GB Raspberry Pi 4 is now available, priced at just $75. Raspberry Pi 4 is almost a year old, and it’s been a busy year. We’ve sold nearly 3 million units, shipped a couple of minor board revisions, and reduced the price of the 2GB variant from $45 to $35. On the software … Continue reading →
This fully automated M&M’s-launching machine delivers chocolate on voice command, wherever you are in the room. A quick lesson in physics To get our head around Harrison McIntyre‘s project, first we need to understand parabolas. Harrison explains: “If we ignore air resistance, a parabola can be defined as the arc an object describes when launching … Continue reading →
To coincide with yesterday’s launch of the Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera, Raspberry Pi Press has created a new Official Camera Guide to help you get started and inspire your future projects. The Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera Connecting a High Quality Camera turns your Raspberry Pi into a powerful digital camera. This 132-page book … Continue reading →
We’re pleased to announce a new member of the Raspberry Pi camera family: the 12.3-megapixel High Quality Camera, available today for just $50, alongside a range of interchangeable lenses starting at $25. NEW Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera 12.3 megapixel Sony IMX477 sensor, 7.9mm diagonal image size, and back-illuminated sensor architecture, with adjustable back focus … Continue reading →
For many of you out there, your first taste of Raspberry Pi is using it as a retro gaming emulator running RetroPie. Simple to install and use, RetroPie allows nostalgic gamers (and parents trying to educate their kids) the ability to play old-schoolskool classics on any monitor in their home, with cheap USB game controllers … Continue reading →
Yesterday I wrote about working from home with your Raspberry Pi, and talked about things like how to connect to your company VPN, and how to get video conferencing up and working. However, one thing I didn’t talk about – and that many of you have asked for some guidance on – was printing. To … Continue reading →
Raspberry Pi 4 is more than powerful enough to serve as replacement desktop computer while you’re working from home. Or as a secondary desktop to help you out while you’re doing other things, such video conferencing, on your main computer. If you’re pulling your Raspberry Pi out of a drawer right now, you should make … Continue reading →
In this guest blog post, OpenFaaS founder and Raspberry Pi super-builder Alex Ellis walks us down a five-year-long memory lane explaining how things have changed for cluster users. I’ve been writing about running Docker on Raspberry Pi for five years now and things have got a lot easier than when I started back in the … Continue reading →
Since we first launched Raspberry Pi, an SD card (or microSD card) has always been a vital component. Without an SD card to store the operating system, Raspberry Pi is pretty useless*! Over the ensuing eight years, SD cards have become the default removable storage technology, used in cameras, smartphones, games consoles and all sorts … Continue reading →
Happy birthday to us: tomorrow marks the eighth birthday of the Raspberry Pi computer! On 29 February 2012 we launched our very first $35 credit card-sized computer, Raspberry Pi 1 Model B. Since then, we’ve sold over 30 million Raspberry Pi computers worldwide. People all over the world (and beyond!) use them to learn, teach, … Continue reading →
TL;DR: it’s our eighth birthday, and falling RAM prices have allowed us to cut the price of the 2GB Raspberry Pi 4 to $35. You can buy one here. Happy birthday to us In two days’ time, it will be our eighth birthday (or our second, depending on your point of view). Many of you … Continue reading →
If your amazing project is a little too quiet, add high-fidelity sound with Raspberry Pi and the help of this handy guide from HackSpace magazine, written by PJ Evans. It’s no surprise that we love microcontrollers at HackSpace magazine. Their versatility and simplicity make them a must for electronics projects. Although a dab hand at … Continue reading →
Have you ever considered attaching your Raspberry Pi 4 to an Apple iPad Pro? How would you do it, and why would you want to? Here’s YouTuber Tech Craft to explain why Raspberry Pi 4 is their favourite iPad Pro accessory, and why you may want to consider using yours in the same way. We’ve … Continue reading →
Floyd Steinberg is back with more synthy Raspberry Pi musical magic, this time turning a door into a MIDI controller. I played The Doors on a door – using a Raspberry PI DIY midi controller and a Yamaha EX5 You see that door? You secretly want that to be a MIDI controller? Here’s how to … Continue reading →
BlocksCAD is a 3D model editor that you use in a web browser, and it runs on Raspberry Pi. You drag and drop code blocks to design 3D models that can be exported for 3D printing. In this project, you will use BlocksCAD to design a 3D pendant. The pendant uses a geometric pattern based … Continue reading →
If you own a 3D printer, you’ll likely have at least heard of OctoPrint, created by Gina Häußge and maintained by her and Guy Sheffer! OctoPrint has the potential to transform your 3D printing workflow for the better, and it’s very easy to set up. This guide will take you through the setup process step … Continue reading →
You might have a baby/dog/hamster that you want to keep an eye on when you’re not there. We understand: they’re lovely, especially hamsters. Here’s how HackSpace magazine contributor Dr Andrew Lewis built a Raspberry Pi baby cam to watch over his small creatures… Wireless baby monitors You can get wireless baby monitors that have a … Continue reading →
We’re always going to beat the drum for projects that seek to improve the lives of people with disabilities. That’s why we fell in love with the Airdrum, which was created to allow anyone, in particular people with disabilities, to play a musical instrument. The Airdrum – speaker and MIDI song demo This video demonstrates … Continue reading →
On 29 February 2020, the Raspberry Pi Foundation will celebrate the eighth birthday of the Raspberry Pi computer (or its second birthday, depending on how strict you are about counting leap years). Like any parent, we feel like time has flown by, and it’s remarkable to think how far we’ve come in such a short … Continue reading →
Stuck for what to buy your friends and family this Christmas? Whether you’re looking to introduce someone to Raspberry Pi and coding, or trying to find the perfect gift for the tech-mad hobbyist in your life, our Christmas Shopping Guide 2019 will help you complete your shopping list. So, let’s get started… The good ol’ … Continue reading →
Raspberry Pi 4 just got a lot cooler! The last four months of firmware updates have taken over half a watt out of idle power and nearly a watt out of fully loaded power. For The MagPi magazine, Gareth Halfacree gets testing. Raspberry Pi 4 Model B Raspberry Pi 4 launched with a wealth of … Continue reading →
Thanks to BBC Box, you might be able to enjoy personalised services without giving up all your data. Sean McManus reports: One day, you could watch TV shows that are tailored to your interests, thanks to BBC Box. It pulls together personal data from different sources in a household device, and gives you control over … Continue reading →
These Raspberry Pis take hourly photographs of snails in plastic container habitats, sharing them to the Snail Habitat website. Snails While some might find them kind of icky, I am in love with snails (less so with their homeless cousin, the slug), so this snail habitat project from Mrs Nation’s class is right up my … Continue reading →
Earlier this year, James Conger built a chartplotter for his boat using a Raspberry Pi. Here he is with a detailed explanation of how everything works: Building your own Chartplotter with a Raspberry Pi and OpenCPN Provides an overview of the hardware and software needed to put together a home-made Chartplotter with its own GPS … Continue reading →
If you have one of our official cases, keyboards or mice, or if you’ve visited the Raspberry Pi Store in Cambridge, UK, then you know the work of Kinneir Dufort. Their design has become a part of our brand that’s recognised the world over. Here’s an account from the Kinneir Dufort Chief Design Officer, Craig … Continue reading →
Here’s an update from Iago Toral of Igalia on development of the open source VC4 and V3D OpenGL drivers used by Raspberry Pi. Some of you may already know that Eric Anholt, the original developer of the open source VC4 and V3D OpenGL drivers used by Raspberry Pi, is no longer actively developing these drivers … Continue reading →
Plant scientists and agronomists use growth chambers to provide consistent growing conditions for the plants they study. This reduces confounding variables – inconsistent temperature or light levels, for example – that could render the results of their experiments less meaningful. To make sure that conditions really are consistent both within and between growth chambers, which … Continue reading →
You can see how the skies above Stonehenge affect the iconic stones via a web browser thanks to a Raspberry Pi computer. Stonehenge Stonehenge is Britain’s greatest monument and it currently attracts more than 1.5 million visitors each year. It’s possible to walk around the iconic stone circle and visit the Neolithic houses outside the … Continue reading →
“If you’ve ever been curious about electronics or programming, then the Raspberry Pi is an excellent tool to have in your arsenal,” enthuses Tinkernut in his latest video, Raspberry Pi – All You Need To Know. And we aren’t going to argue with that. Raspberry Pi – All You Need To Know If you keep … Continue reading →
In June we launched Raspberry Pi 4, and it has been selling extremely well, with over 1 million devices already made. We launched the product in a select set of countries in June, and ever since, we’ve been steadily making it available in more and more places; currently, Raspberry Pi 4 is on the market … Continue reading →
Grab yourself a Raspberry Pi, a Makey Makey, and some copper pipes: it’s interactive wind chime time! Perpetual Chimes Perpetual Chimes is a set of augmented wind chimes that offer an escapist experience where your collaboration composes the soundscape. Since there is no wind indoors, the chimes require audience interaction to gently tap or waft … Continue reading →
The MagPi magazine puts Raspberry Pi 4 to the ultimate test as writer and all-round tech tinkerer PJ Evans uses it for a week as his desktop computer. When Raspberry Pi 4 was launched earlier in 2019, the significant improvements in processor speed, data throughput, and graphics handling lead to an interesting change of direction … Continue reading →
You can now install and use Scratch 3 Desktop for Raspbian on your Raspberry Pi! Scratch 3 Scratch 3 was released in January this year, and since then we and the Scratch team have put lots of work into creating an offline version for Raspberry Pi. The new version of Scratch has a significantly improved … Continue reading →
Buzz! was a favourite amongst my university housemates and me. With popular culture questions asked by an animated Jason Donovan, answered using real-life quiz controllers with a big red button, what’s not to like? But, as with most of the tech available in the early 2000s, my Buzz! controllers now sit in a box somewhere, dusty … Continue reading →
We collected some of the most common Raspberry Pi 4 questions asked by you, our community, and sat down with Eben Upton, James Adams, and Gordon Hollingworth to get some answers. Raspberry Pi 4 Q&A We grilled our engineers with your Raspberry Pi 4 questions Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://rpf.io/ytsub Help us reach a … Continue reading →
The Reddit users among you may already be aware of the Shower Thoughts subreddit. For those of you who aren’t, Shower Thoughts is where people go to post the random epiphanies they’ve had about life, the universe, and everything. For example: YouTuber ACROBOTIC is a fan of the Shower Thoughts subreddit. So much so that they … Continue reading →
Some months back, we received an email from Rob Chinery, explaining that he’d created a virtual reality (VR) tour of the Raspberry Pi Store, Cambridge. When I heard about the new Raspberry Pi store in Cambridge, I was immediately impressed by the design and aesthetic of the store. I thought it would be a great … Continue reading →
This isn’t the first mineral oil bath we’ve seen for the Raspberry Pi, but it’s definitely the first we’ve seen with added fish tank decorations. Using the see-through casing of an old Apple PowerMac G4, Reddit user u/mjh2901 decided to build a mineral oil tank for their Raspberry Pi, and it looks fabulous. Renamed Apple Pi, this … Continue reading →
Hack your existing Raspberry Pi case to fit the layout of your new Raspberry Pi 4, with this handy “How to hack your existing Raspberry Pi case to fit the layout of your new Raspberry Pi 4” video! Hack your old Raspberry Pi case to fit your Raspberry Pi 4 Hack your existing official Raspberry … Continue reading →
To celebrate the launch of Raspberry Pi 4, and because it’s almost the weekend, we’re giving away some sticker packs! For your chance to win a pack, all you have to do is leave a comment below, or comment on the Facebook post about this give-away, or tweet us with the hashtag #GimmeRaspberryPiStickers — all … Continue reading →
You may have heard by now that we released Raspberry Pi 4 on Monday. With a host of new features, including dual-HDMI 4K support and USB 3, and your choice of 1GB, 2GB, and 4GB RAM variants, we love it, and you all seem to love it too! Let us know what you think about … Continue reading →
“We’ve never felt more betrayed and excited at the same time,” admitted YouTubers 8 Bits and a Byte when I told them Raspberry Pi 4 would be out in June, going against rumours of the release happening at some point in 2020. Fortunately, everything worked in our favour, and we were able to get our … Continue reading →
We have a surprise for you today: Raspberry Pi 4 is now on sale, starting at $35. This is a comprehensive upgrade, touching almost every element of the platform. For the first time we provide a PC-like level of performance for most users, while retaining the interfacing capabilities and hackability of the classic Raspberry Pi … Continue reading →
In Hello World issue 9, out today, Elliott Hall and Tom Bowtell discuss The Digital Ghost Hunt: an immersive theatre and augmented reality experience that takes a narrative-driven approach in order to make digital education accessible. The Digital Ghost Hunt combines coding education, augmented reality, and live performance to create an immersive storytelling experience. It … Continue reading →
Could the future of driverless cars be shaped by Raspberry Pi? For undergraduate researchers at the University of Cambridge, the answer is a resounding yes! Can cars talk to each other? A fleet of driverless cars working together to keep traffic moving smoothly can improve overall traffic flow by at least 35 percent, researchers have … Continue reading →
In honour of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing, this year’s Pi Wars was space-themed. Visitors to the two-day event — held at the University of Cambridge in March — were lucky enough to witness a number of competitors and demonstration space-themed robots in action. Among the most impressive was the Yuri 3 … Continue reading →
We welcomed a very special guest to Raspberry Pi HQ today. Our Patron, His Royal Highness Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, visited our central Cambridge HQ to meet our team, learn more about our work, and give his support for our mission to help more young people learn how to create with computers. Royalty … Continue reading →
Yolanda Payne is a veteran teacher and Raspberry Pi Certified Educator. After discovering a love for computers at an early age (through RadioShack Tandy), Yolanda pursued degrees in Instructional/Educational Technology at Mississippi State University, the University of Florida, and the University of Georgia. She has worked as an instructional designer, webmaster, and teacher, and she … Continue reading →
So this happened. And we are buzzing! You’re most likely aware of the Astro Pi Challenge. In case you’re not, it’s a wonderfully exciting programme organised by the European Space Agency (ESA) and us at Raspberry Pi. Astro Pi challenges European young people to write scientific experiments in code, and the best experiments run aboard … Continue reading →
The big feature on outer space in issue 18 of HackSpace magazine, available from today, shows you how to build your own satellite and launch it into orbit. No, we’re not kidding, this is an actual thing you can do. And to track the satellite you’ve launched, or another satellite you’re interested in, here’s how … Continue reading →
Pi VizuWall is a multi-Raspberry Pi MPI computing system with a difference. And the difference is servo motors! Pi VizWall at Maker Faire Miami We can thank Estefannie for this gem. While attending Maker Faire Miami earlier this month, she shared a video of Pi VizWall on her Instagram Stories. And it didn’t take long … Continue reading →
Channel your inner Targaryen by building this voice-activated, colour-changing, 3D-printed Drogon before watching the next episode of Game of Thrones. Winter has come This is a spoiler-free zone! I’ve already seen the new episode of season 8, but I won’t ruin anything, I promise. Even if you’ve never watched an episode of Game of Thrones … Continue reading →
Blinky lights and music created using a Raspberry Pi? Count us in! When Aaron Chambers shared his latest project, Py-Lights, on Reddit, we were quick to ask for more information. And here it is: [Seizure Warning] Raspberry Pi MIDI LED demo A demo for controlling LEDs on a Raspberry Pi Song: Bassnectar – Chasing Heaven … Continue reading →
Never let it be said that some makers won’t jump in at the deep end for their ambitious experiments with the Raspberry Pi. When Ievgenii Tkachenko fancied a challenge, he sought to go where few had gone before by creating an underwater drone, successfully producing a working prototype that he’s now hard at work refining. … Continue reading →
Mike MacHenry built a project that’s pure pi(e) for Pi Day. Introducing: the Pie Pie Chart (powered by Pi). This is a simple little project, the sole purpose of which is to make a pie that outputs visual data to tell you how much of it’s been eaten. Which it does admirably, as you can … Continue reading →
Running on a smart mirror, YogAI uses a database of postures, image recognition software, and the magic of mirrors to not only show users their current posture but to also teach them how to correct their posture to reach peak yogi-ness. Here’s Rob Zwetsloot from The MagPi magazine with more. We’ve seen many ‘magic mirror’ … Continue reading →
13-year-old Freddie from Monmouthshire has gained national attention for his incredible award-winning invention Door Pi Plus. Freddie – Door Plus Pi No Description Door security system Freddie spent more than twelve months building a door security system for the elderly, inspired by the desire to help his great-aunt feel more secure at home. The invention … Continue reading →
Tired of opening the refrigerator only to find that your favourite snack is missing? Get video evidence of sneaky fridge thieves sent to your phone, with Adrian Rosebeck’s Raspberry Pi security camera project. Building a Raspberry Pi security camera with OpenCV Learn how to build a IoT + Raspberry Pi security camera using OpenCV and computer … Continue reading →
Need a project for the week? We’ve got one for you. Learn to build a Raspberry Pi robot buggy and control it via voice, smart device or homemade controller with our free online resources. Build your robot buggy To build a basic Raspberry Pi-powered robot buggy, you’ll need to start with a Raspberry Pi. For … Continue reading →
Inspired by an old episode of Pimoroni’s Bilge Tank, and with easy access to the laser cutter at the Raspberry Pi Foundation office, I thought it would be fun to create a light-up multi-layered hologram using a Raspberry Pi and the Pimoroni Unicorn pHAT. Raspberry Pi layered light Read more – Break it to make … Continue reading →
Happy Pi Day, everyone! What is Pi Day, we hear you ask? Today, people who use the date format ‘month/day/year’ celebrate that the date forms the first three digits of Pi: 3.14! In celebration of Pi Day, we’re running a Raspberry Pi 3B+ live stream on YouTube — hours upon hours of our favourite Pi … Continue reading →
The Raspberry Pi Foundation’s mission is to bring computing and digital making to everyone. Tackling the persistent gender imbalance in technology is a crucial part of this undertaking. As part of our work to increase the number of girls choosing to learn how to create with technology, we are marking International Women’s Day with a … Continue reading →
Trying to connect an old, dial-up–compatible computer to modern-day broadband internet can be a chore. The new tutorial by Doge Microsystems walks you through the process of using a Raspberry Pi to bridge the gap. The Sound of dial-up Internet I was bored so I wanted to see if I could get free dial up … Continue reading →
Build a mini version of one of history’s most iconic personal computers with Lorenzo ‘Tin Cat’ Herrera and his Commodore PET Mini, which is based on the Commodore PET model 8032. Commodore PET Mini Retrowave intro 3D Print your own Commodore PET Mini retro computer with a Raspberry Pi and Retropie for retro gaming or retro emulation. … Continue reading →
Today, ESA Education and the Raspberry Pi Foundation are proud to celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science! In support of this occasion and to encourage young women to enter a career in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics), CSA astronaut Jenni Sidey discusses why she believes computing and digital making skills are … Continue reading →
Looking for this year’s perfect something to put under the tree ‘from Santa’? Well, look no further than right here — it’s time for our traditional Christmas shopping list! Woohoo! Which Raspberry Pi? As you are no doubt aware, the Raspberry Pi comes in more than one variety. And if you’re planning to give a … Continue reading →
Hey folks, Rob from The MagPi here! Halloween is over and November has just begun, which means CHRISTMAS IS ALMOST HERE! It’s never too early to think about Christmas — I start in September, the moment mince pies hit shelves. What most people seem to dread about Christmas is finding the right gifts, so I’m … Continue reading →
Today we are excited to launch a new add-on board for your Raspberry Pi: the Raspberry Pi TV HAT, on sale now at $21.50. The TV HAT connects to the 40-pin GPIO header and to a suitable antenna, allowing your Raspberry Pi to receive DVB-T2 television broadcasts. Watch TV with your Raspberry Pi With the … Continue reading →
When Dave shared his Raspberry Pi Zero–powered model of the Trinity Buoy Wharf Lighthouse on Reddit, we fell a little bit in love. Hello from the Trinity Buoy Wharf Lighthouse Dave was getting married inside London’s only lighthouse, situated at Trinity Buoy Wharf across the water from the O2 Arena. The Trinity Buoy Wharf lighthouse sits at the … Continue reading →
Play back video and sound on your television using your turntable and the VinylVideo converter, as demonstrated by YouTuber Techmoan. VinylVideo – Playing video from a 45rpm record With a VinylVideo convertor you can play video from a vinyl record played on a standard record player. Curiosity, tech-demo or art? A brief history of VinylVideo … Continue reading →
YouTuber MickMake has been working hard on producing a Raspberry Pi pocket projector with the Raspberry Pi Zero W. We’re excited. We know you’re excited. So enough of us talking, here’s Mick with more! #210 Build a Pi Zero W pocket projector! // Project 2 for 10 PCBs (48 hour quick turn around): https://jlcpcb.com/?ref=mickmake Make … Continue reading →
Hi folks, Rob from The MagPi here! As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to learn to code to make a video game. I’m technically working on one right now! It’s wildly behind my self-imposed schedule, though. If you too wish to learn how to make games, then check out issue 73 … Continue reading →
Recently shared by Bare Conductive, Hwan Yun‘s interactive installation, Intuition, uses a Raspberry Pi and Bare Conductive tech to transport you to the calm wonder of Icelandic nature. Intuition (2017) Interactive sound installation electric paint on paper Listhús Gallery Incorporation Bare Conductive Bare Conductive’s water-based Electric Paint allows users to incorporate safe conductivity into their … Continue reading →
Carputers! Fabrice Aneche is documenting his ongoing build, which equips an older (2011) car with some of the features a 2018 model might have: thus far, a reversing camera (bought off the shelf, with a modified GUI to show the date and the camera’s output built with Qt and Golang), GPS and offline route guidance. … Continue reading →
Today marks Harry Potter’s 38th birthday. And as we’re so, so very British here at Raspberry Pi, we have no choice but to celebrate the birth of The Boy Who Lived with some wonderfully magical projects from members of the community. Build your own Daily Prophet After a trip to The Wizarding World of Harry … Continue reading →
Engineerish is back with another Raspberry Pi–based project that you didn’t know you needed until now. PRINT MAZES WITH RASPBERRY PI Don’t already have a device around your home that, at the press of a button, prints something cool? Build one! Mine prints randomly generated mazes but why stop there? Thermal printer: https://www.adafruit.com/product/597 Source code: … Continue reading →
Today’s blog post comes from Jacob Salmela, creator of Pi-hole, a network-wide ad blocker used by Raspberry Pi enthusiasts to block advertisements on all devices connected to their home network. What is Pi hole? An explainer video about the network-wide ad blocker and how to install it. What is Pi-hole? Pi-hole is a network-wide ad … Continue reading →
3D printing has become far more accessible for hobbyists, with printer prices now in the hundreds instead of thousands of pounds. Last year, we covered some of the best 3D-printable cases for the Pi, and since then, Raspberry Pi enthusiasts have shared even more cool designs on sites such as MyMiniFactory and Thingiverse! Here are … Continue reading →
With the recent announcement of the 2019 Pi Wars dates, we’ve collected some essential online resources to help you get started in the world of competitive robots. Robotics 101 Before you can strap chainsaws and flamethrowers to your robot, you need to learn some basics. Sorry. As part of our mission to put digital making … Continue reading →
A hanging plotter, also known as a polar plotter or polargraph, is a machine for drawing images on a vertical surface. It does so by using motors to control the length of two cords that form a V shape, supporting a pen where they meet. We’ve featured one on this blog before: Norbert “HomoFaciens” Heinz’s … Continue reading →
Naturebytes are making their weatherproof Wildlife Cam Case available as a standalone product for the first time, a welcome addition to the Raspberry Pi ecosystem that should take some of the hassle out of your outdoor builds. Weatherproofing digital making projects People often use Raspberry Pis and Camera Modules for outdoor projects, but weatherproofing your … Continue reading →
In their latest video and tutorial, Electronic Hub shows you how to detect colour using a Raspberry Pi and a TCS3200 colour sensor. Raspberry Pi Color Sensor (TCS3200) Interface | Color Detector A simple Raspberry Pi based project using TCS3200 Color Sensor. The project demonstrates how to interface a Color Sensor (like TCS3200) with Raspberry … Continue reading →
It’s been just over three weeks since we launched the new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+. Although the product is branded Raspberry Pi 3B+ and not Raspberry Pi 4, a serious amount of engineering was involved in creating it. The wireless networking, USB/Ethernet hub, on-board power supplies, and BCM2837 chip were all upgraded: together these … Continue reading →
As they sail aboard their floating game design studio Pino, Rekka Bellum and Devine Lu Linvega are starting to explore the use of Raspberry Pis. As part of an experimental development tool and a weather station, Pis are now aiding them on their nautical adventures! Mar 2018: A Smart Sailboat Pino is on its way … Continue reading →
Hi folks, Rob from The MagPi here! You may remember that a couple of weeks ago, the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ was released, the updated version of the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B. It’s better, faster, and stronger than the original and it’s also the main topic in The MagPi issue 68, out now! … Continue reading →
We love Mugsy, the Raspberry Pi coffee robot that has smashed its crowdfunding goal within days! Our latest YouTube video shows our catch-up with Mugsy and its creator Matthew Oswald at Maker Faire New York last year. MUGSY THE RASPBERRY PI COFFEE ROBOT #MFNYC Uploaded by Raspberry Pi on 2018-03-22. Mugsy Labelled ‘the world’s first hackable, … Continue reading →