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Supercheap Raspberry Pi comes with no body and has the form of a credit card sized card. Board weighs 45 grams. The computer involved 700-megahertz processor architecture ARM; has a headphone jack and a slot for memory cards.
Raspberry Pi older model went on sale in late February 2012. It costs $ 35. Raspberry Pi computers can be purchased from distributors and RS Components element14.
Younger (A) and senior (B) model Raspberry Pi differ in amounts of RAM (256 MB vs. 512 MB) and the number of USB-ports (one to two). In addition, the older model has a connector Ethernet, and a younger consumes one-third less energy.
Raspberry Pi has been released for specialized distribution Linux – Raspbian OS (it is based on the distribution Debian) and application store Pi Store, where there are both paid and free programs.
The initiator of the Raspberry Pi is a British charity Raspberry Pi Foundation. Computer designed as a device to teach children programming, but gained popularity in other areas – in particular, on its basis make room media. Since February 2012 sold more than a million units.
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