Everything about Raspberry Pi
What is Raspberry Pi?
The Raspberry Pi Foundation is an educational charity based in the United Kingdom. The aim of the foundation is to improve education around computers, computer science and related topics. They do this for young and old.
Raspberry Pi develops single-board computers. These are accessible to a large target group thanks to the low price. The latest board, the Raspberry Pi 4B is almost as powerful as a cheap computer. The Raspberry Pi boards are suitable for everyone! From young children for education to professional use. Order your Raspberry Pi board and discover the possibilities!
Raspberry Pi projects
Do you want to make a Raspberry Pi project, but you have no idea how? We have some nice example projects ready. These projects explain step by step what to do. You can get started right away! Sample projects are available for beginners and advanced.
Click below and find a nice Raspberry Pi project.
News about Raspberry Pi
Do you want to stay informed of all developments around Raspberry Pi?
Then our Raspberry Pi news page is for you. Here you will find updates on boards, software, the foundation itself, projects and much more. Are you a real Raspberry Pi fan or would you like to discover more about Raspberry Pi? Ga now to the page and discover the latest news!
Most Popular Raspberry Pi Products
The Raspberry Pi foundation generally releases a new board once every few years. This is usually an improved version of the model before. The model B boards also all have the same form factor. The Raspberry Pi 3B + is the latest model with a standard HDMI and a Micro-USB port. The Raspberry Pi 4 model B is the first board with 2 Micro-HDMI ports and a USB-C connection. Both models are very popular. The advantage of the Raspberry Pi 4 model B is that it comes optionally with 1GB, 2GB and even 4GB RAM. Are you going to start with Raspberry Pi? Then we recommend to take a starter kit. In a starter kit you will find everything you need to get started right away. View popular Raspberry Pi Products below.
Raspberry Pi for beginners
Do you want to learn to work with Raspberry Pi? Then the starter guide is perfect for you! In this guide we introduce you with the different types of hardware. Such as Jumper wires, LED lights, motors, sensors and much more. But also the software like Scratch is discussed. You learn step-by-step coding with code blocks and Python. Before you know it, you are already making super cool projects! Take a quick look at the starter guide!
FAQ Raspberry Pi
The Raspberry Pi platform is very extensive. There are a lot of functions. You must know about their existence before you can use it.
Are you running into something? Check out our Raspberry Pi FAQ page.
Here are answers to frequently asked questions. Is your question not listed? Do not hesitate to contact us. We are happy to assist you.
Raspberry Pi Categories
Raspberry Pi boards
Raspberry Pi is the ultimate tool for getting to know the world of computers & informatics. The boards are accessible to everyone. From young to old and from beginner to expert. You can learn to program with it, but you can also run a website on it, for example. The possibilities are endless. Click below to view all Raspberry Pi boards.
Raspberry Pi kits
Buying the right kit for your project has several advantages. This means you don't have to waste time looking for all components to get started with your project. If you are a beginner, you have access to all resources to guide you well for your first project. Click below and view all kits. Do you have questions about the kits? Get in touch with us.
Raspberry Pi accessories
Accessories do not come standard with the Raspberry Pi, but are sold separately. We do this so that you can adapt your Raspberry to your project needs. You can make a lot of projects with the Raspberry. Most projects require different accessories. Choose the accessories below that suit your project.
Raspberry Pi displays
A display is a nice addition to create new projects. For example, you can make a portable game with it. The displays are available with and without a touch screen. Think carefully about what you want to use the screen for and whether it requires a touch screen. Also check the offers we now have on different displays.
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A housing for your Raspberry Pi
By default, no enclosure is included with the Raspberry Pi. However, it is recommended to use a housing. Of course you don't want your board to get dusty. Thanks to a housing are also de protects components a lot better. At the same time, the Raspberry Pi can also take a beating. Because the housing is not directly supplied, you can choose a housing that meets your needs. There are many different types of enclosures to choose from. Each housing has its own advantages and disadvantages, so think carefully about which type suits your project.
Cool your Raspberry Pi!
De Raspberry Pi 4 Model B has a much more powerful CPU than the previous models.
Unfortunately, heat dissipation has not improved. This makes it almost necessary to have an additional cooling, such as one fan to connect.
If you have not connected cooling to your Raspberry Pi, and you are working normally you will probably get one of the two notifications shown on the right. If you ignore these warnings, the Pi may shut itself down.
Raspbian is the foundation's official supported operating system. You can install it yourself on a Micro-SD card. Or purchase ready-made. Raspbian comes pre-installed with lots of software for:
- Computer programming
- General usage
It has Python, Scratch, Sonic Pi, Java and more.