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Raspberry Pi - The Credit card sized computer

Raspberry Pi - Size matters

What’s a Raspberry Pi?The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card sized computer that plugs into your TV and a keyboard. It’s a capable little PC which 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. We want to see it being used by kids all over the world to learn programming.

What are the dimensions of the Raspberry Pi?The Raspberry Pi measures 85.60mm x 53.98mm x 17mm, with a little overlap for the SD card and connectors which project over the edges. It weighs 45g.

Basic setupThe setup described here is the simplest one, using just the USB ports on the board and a television or digital monitor. If you’re a total beginner, please visit the beginners’ section of our forums, where there are photos of what all the cables you’ll need look like, and more hints and tips to get you started - our community’s very friendly, and if you dive in, someone there will be happy to help you with any quest…
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