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The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card sized general purpose computer. Questions about Raspberry Pi but not related to robotics are off-topic, but may be asked on Raspberry Pi Stack Exchange.

The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card sized computer, based around a Broadcom BCM2835 (containing an ARM1176JZFS core), with floating point, running at 700Mhz, and a Videocore 4 GPU.

Currently two models are available:

  • Model A has 256Mb RAM, one USB port and no Ethernet (network connection).
  • Model B has 512Mb RAM, 2 USB port and an Ethernet port.

There are a range of supported operating systems, which run from an SD card.

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