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Old 03-05-2012, 07:21 AM   #1
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Raspberry Pi

anybody getting one of these? i have two in the post, plan on using them to teach the boys about IT and programming.

amazing idea tbh and only 30

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The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card sized computer that plugs into your TV and a keyboard. It can be used for many of the things that your desktop PC does, like spreadsheets, word-processing and games. It also plays high-definition video.
http://www.raspberrypi.org/

Raspberry Pi Linux Specs
  • SoC Broadcom BCM2835 (CPU, GPU, DSP, and SDRAM)
  • CPU: 700 MHz ARM1176JZF-S core (ARM11 family)
  • GPU: Broadcom VideoCore IV, OpenGL ES 2.0, 1080p30 h.264/MPEG-4 AVC high-profile decoder
  • Memory (SDRAM): 256 Megabytes (MiB)
  • Video outputs: Composite RCA, HDMI
  • Audio outputs: 3.5 mm jack, HDMI
  • Onboard storage: SD, MMC, SDIO card slot
  • 10/100 Ethernet RJ45 onboard network
  • Storage via SD/ MMC/ SDIO card slot



you can buy them from here

http://downloads.element14.com/raspb...UK-GEN-SUP-OSP
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Old 03-05-2012, 09:57 AM   #2
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I was going to wait for the models that include a case. I think those are coming this Summer.
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Old 03-05-2012, 09:58 AM   #3
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phff .. make your own,



i was thinking of using lego for them ..LOL .. the kids first assignment .. build a case for your new computer
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Old 03-05-2012, 10:55 AM   #4
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Lego sounds good too. Now off to my parent's attic to find my Lego bin.
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Old 03-05-2012, 11:08 AM   #5
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was thinking of some custom space ship type thing ..
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Its pretty cool but I dont see what I'd be able to use it for.
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Old 03-05-2012, 06:28 PM   #7
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Can it run BF3?
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Old 03-05-2012, 06:31 PM   #8
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Better than a console .lol
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Old 03-06-2012, 02:28 AM   #11
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phff .. make your own,

Now that case cannot be combine with liquid cooler, can it ?

This small PC-thing is quite amazing, btw...
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