The Raspberry Pi Zero is the cheapest of all the Pi variants, with the arrival of the new Zero – W WiFi version, if your project doesn’t require full size USB ports and Ethernet connections then the Pi zero can be a great choice. There are several companies that have developed Raspberry Pi Zero cases that both look great and can be used in a wide range of applications.read more
The Raspberry Pi can execute code written in a wide range of languages, given that the “Pi” in Raspberry Pi is a nod to the Python language itself and that it is a relatively easy to learn for the beginner, it’s a great place to start.read more
There is a wide variety of cases and enclosures available for the Raspberry Pi 3, it been out for a while now so quite a few companies have put there design departments to work coming up with cases that both look great and can be used in a wide range of applications.read more
Do you have a hobby or interest that you would like to share with the world? Then why not start your own blog. Let me begin by saying that I started this website to share information that I found useful and that I hoped others would find useful at the same time. I enjoy learning new things and this blog allows me to help people, get great ideas and engage in interesting conversations with others who also enjoy in the same thing.read more
Motion detection can be done quite easily by using the GPIO ports of the Raspberry Pi and a motion sensor. In this article I will show you how to connect a PIR (Passive Infra-Red) sensor to the Pi and we will also use one of the GPIO’s as an output to connect up a simple LED so that you can check to see that the whole setup is working.read more
The Pi Camera from the Raspberry Pi Foundation is a great little unit that connects directly to your Raspberry Pi via a ribbon cable to the dedicated CSI (Camera Serial Interface) located just behind the Ethernet port. The Raspberry Pi Camera Board v2 is a high quality 8 megapixelread more
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There are many great starter kits available so whether you’re building a media centre or your own IOT project your bound to find just the right one to get you going.