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What is Raspberry Pi?

The Raspberry Pi is an ultra-low-cost, credit card sized Linux computer. Developed by the Raspberry Pi Foundation in the UK, the Raspberry Pi aims to put the fun back into learning computing by promoting the study of computer science and programming at a school level.

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Features of Raspberry Pi (Model B)

  • The Broadcom BCM2835 ARM11 700Mhz System-on-Chip Processor
  • Integrated Videocore 4 Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) capable of playing Full 1080p High Definition Blu-Ray Quality Video
  • GPU provides Open GL ES 2.0
  • 512Mb SDRAM
  • The free, versatile, and highly developer friendly Debian GNU/Linux Operating System
  • 2 x USB Ports
  • HDMI Video Output
  • RCA Video Output
  • 3.5mm Audio Output Jack
  • 10/100Mb Ethernet Port for Internet Access
  • 5V Micro USB Power Input Jack
  • SD, MMC, SDIO Flash Memory Card Slot
  • 26-pin 2.54mm Header Expansion Slot (Which allow for peripherals and expansion boards)

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