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Raspberry Pi Model A Board (256 MB RAM, e14)
« on: February 05, 2013, 09:40:08 AM »



Raspberry Pi Model A

256 MB RAM, 1 USB Port

The Raspberry Pi (short: RPi or RasPi) is an ultra-low-cost credit-card sized computer board which was conceived with the primary goal of teaching computer programming to children. It's also a capable little PC which can be used for many of the things that your desktop PC does, like spreadsheets and word-processing, it even plays high-definition video. Or you can use it as a small server for applications like mpd or ownCloud. Or as a gaming or emulation system. Or something entirely different, it's up to you. :-)

The system must be booted from an SD card (suitable card images are freely available), other mass storage devices can be connected via USB.

Features:
    [*]SoC: Broadcom BCM2835 (CPU, GPU and SDRAM)
    [*]CPU: 700 MHz ARM1176JZF-S core (ARM11 family)
    [*]GPU: Broadcom VideoCore IV, OpenGL ES 2.0, OpenVG 1080p30 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High-Profile decoder
    [*]Memory (SDRAM): 256 Megabytes (MiB)
    [*]Video output: Composite RCA, HDMI
    [*]Audio output: 3.5 mm, HDMI
    [*]Mass storage: SD/MMC slot
    [*]USB: one USB2.0 ports
    [*]Power supply: 5V via microUSB Dimensions: 85.6 mm x 53.98 mm
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    Model A Notes:
    The Model A of the Raspberry Pi is a stripped down version of the Model B, there is no Ethernet, only one USB port and half the memory (256 MB instead of 512 MB). What sounds like a disadvantage, does not necessarily have to be one. The missing features do not only lower the price, they also lower the board's power consumption: The Model A only needs about one third of the power the Model B draws, so it's the perfect base for projects that need to be powered by batteries or solar cells.
    Raspberry Pi and the Raspberry Pi logo are trademarks of the Raspberry Pi Foundation.

    EUR 27.40 incl. 19% German VAT (EUR 23.03 excl. VAT for non-EU customers)

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